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Although this site began as a repository for American history stories, over time it essentially became a 'brain dump.' For more than a year, I've used the site to work through my beliefs and opinions in this post-truth era of political illiteracy.
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- Historic Staff Spotlight: Robert L. ClarkeWe are taking a look at past staff and their many contributions to the National Archives throughout its history. Today’s staff spotlight is Robert L. Clarke, who served as the first official Black History Specialist at the National Archives. Robert Lewis Clarke was born in Orlando, Florida, on February 27, 1920. He graduated from … Continue reading Histori […]