Год издания: 2005
Количество страниц: 176
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Book DescriptionThis book introduces the public to the incredible wealth of American political, social and economic history that is held in the records under the stewardship of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) of the United States of America. Published to celebrate a permanent exhibition at the National Archives Building in Washington, D.C., The Public Vaults Unlocked provides an accessible and highly visual "way in" to American history and society. Looking behind the scenes, in the vaults and stacks, readers will discover, in personal and meaningful ways, real and unexpected moments from American history, from the Declaration of Independence to the second Gulf War. The Public Vaults Unlocked stimulates new ways of thinking about America?s past, and the people, both in public and in private, who have shaped the country?s history and society into what it is today. Marvin Pinkert, Director of Museum Programs, joined the National Archives in 2000 to lead...