21 June 2011

I Found It At the National Archives Contest!

The National Archives wants to hear what you’ve discovered in the Archives that has made a difference in your personal or professional life!  Share your story with us during our “I Found it in the National Archives” contest and you could win a prize.

"I Found It in the National Archives" is NARA’s take on the recent, nationwide "I Found it the Archives," contest sponsored by the Society of American Archivists.


Important Dates

·        Submit your entry: June 9, 2011 – Tuesday, August 9, 2011
·        Semi-finalists announced: August 23, 2011
·        Public Voting: August 23, 2011September 13, 2011
·        Final winners will be announced Friday, September 16th in honor of Constitution Day!


How to Enter

·        Record the story of your quest for information, what made it important, and how you achieved success at the National Archives in the form of a 400-word essay or a video no longer than two minutes. Whether you’re in Philadelphia or Atlanta, Riverside or Washington, D.C., if you’ve visited a National Archives facility to do research or have been helped by our archivists to find records that you need, we want to hear about it. Make sure to tell us the National Archives location where you made your discovery.

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