13 June 2012

New National Archives Video Gives an Inside Look at the Volunteer-Supported Civil War Widows’ Pension Digitization Project




A team of more than 60 volunteers led by professional staff at the National Archives has crossed the 100,000 mark in a project to digitize Civil War widows' pension files and is featured in a new National Archives video short.

Read the article and watch the video!



Editor’s Note: This video is part of the “Inside the Vaults” project which is part of the ongoing effort by the National Archives to make its collections, stories, and accomplishments more accessible to the public. The film series is free to view and distribute on our YouTube channel at http://tiny.cc/Vaults. What's your favorite video in the series?





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