20 January 2012

National Personnel Records Center -- St. Louis Facility Restores Burned or Otherwise Damaged Records

The St. Louis Beacon published an article a couple of weeks ago titled “Lazarus archive: St. Louis facility restores burned or otherwise damaged records.”

Many of you are familiar with the 1973 fire which destroyed the records of many of those who served in the military.  Well, the effort to restore these documents is still underway.

Read the article to learn more about the efforts to preserve and restore documents burned, eaten by insects, harmed by mold and destroyed via other methods at this facility.

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