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National Archives has joined Flickr The National Archives has joined Flickr. See the photos and read about the pilot project.

Status update on the missing Clinton Administration hard drive Status update on the loss of a Clinton Administration hard drive; reward of up to $50,000 for its return.

Research rooms at National Archives in College Park, MD, closed from 5 p.m. on Friday, August 21 through August 23.Research Rooms at the National Archives in College Park, MD, will be closed from 5 p.m. on Friday, August 21 through August 23.

Celebrating 75 Years

Find out about defining moments in the agency’s history through the decades with photo galleries, personal stories, and notices of special events throughout the nation.

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Inside the Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom at the National Archives Building in Washington, DC

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