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Preserving Our Past At The National Archives [Infographic] via Polygon

The National Archives is home to billions of documents that are important for both record keeping purposes and to preserve our nation's proud history. Records exist in a wide variety of formats including paper, animal skin, photographs, film, sound recordings, and more. Each of these storage formats requires a specific storage environment to ensure they remain undamaged and can withstand the test of time. Without these carefully-created storage environments, many of these records would degrade and be lost forever.

NARA to shed more light on paper records phase-out through updated...

By Jory Heckman | @jheckmanWFEDDecember 5, 2019 7:03 pm  3 min read Check out the article here where NARA's Arian Ravabakhsh discusses bold goals and streamlining processes.

Decades of history could be ‘erased from Australia’s memory’ as tape...

The National Archives of Australia holds some 130,000 hours of audio and video tape that still need to be rescued. "We have this incredible, vast expanse of recorded memory of Australia from the 20th century and all of it, now, is at risk — through technological obsolescence — of being lost altogether," National Archives director general David Fricker told 7.30.

4 ways to gain ground in the journey toward NARA compliance

BY JOHN PELUSO MAY 07, 2019 In 2011, President Barack Obama signed a memorandum requiring federal agencies to manage both permanent and temporary email records in an electronic...

National Archives joins investigation into Interior chief’s missing calendars

The documents paint a picture of David Bernhardt’s frequent contact with representatives from industries he previously lobbied for and now oversees.

Crisis at the National Archives

By Thomas Lipscomb June 10, 2018 In the middle of directing the difficult task of transferring the historically important records of the Obama administration into the National...