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American Journal - Page 9

Continuing with my journal following a short break, I am still in Washington, spending an inordinate ( and from my point today it seems ) an unnecessary amount of time talking about things such as traffic congestion and social or class boundaries. 596 more words

The "Pocket Constitution" makes a comeback

As we celebrate the 229th birthday of the Constitution, the mini, pocket edition has made a comeback.

After Khizr Khan, the father of a Muslim soldier killed in Iraq, waved his pocket Constitution during his speech at the Democratic National Convention, sales have soared and pocket Constitutions are flying off the shelves. 568 more words

News And Events


Trump International Hotel – a retreat fit for a president? Donald Trump’s new $200 million hotel in Washington, D.C., boasts a 6,300 square foot luxury suite bearing his name (and it will open two months before the U.S. 699 more words


Breaking Ground: From Market Stalls to the National Archives Building

Today’s post comes from Sonia Kahn in the National Archives History Office.

Today the National Archives Building is a recognizable edifice on Pennsylvania Avenue, but it has not always stood on that site in the nation’s capital. 381 more words

National Archives History

The YuMe Tree

One of the best aspects of outdoor public art in D.C. is that it’s not limited to places like the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden. 408 more words


John W. Carlin: Bringing the National Archives into the 21st Century

The National Archives was created on June 19, 1934. During the month of June, the National Archives History Office is sharing stories about the former Archivists of the United States. 660 more words

National Archives History

Off-Duty Firefighter Uses Garden Hose To Help Fight Blaze At Neighbor's Home

OAKMONT (KDKA) – An off-duty volunteer firefighter jumped into action when a fire broke out at his neighbor’s house in Oakmont Wednesday morning.

According to officials at the scene, the fire started at a home in the 300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue around 9:55 a.m. 209 more words