Archive, Field Notes

National Archives Month

The National Archives recognizes the month of October as American #ArchivesMonth. You can join the conversation via Twitter on Wednesday, October 3, for #AskAnArchivist Day. The nation will use this online, communal space to discuss what it entails to be an archivist. Learn more about the nation’s heritage by reading Stories about National Archives history in the Prologue Magazine:

Mary Lincoln and Dolly Madison

Visit your local presidential library and museum to learn more about these collections! Here are some photos from the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, CA. You can see Nixon’s childhood home in this virtual tour:

The Why They Wore It: The Politics & Pop Culture of First Ladies’ Fashion was shown from  – Upcoming exhibits are announced on the site.

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