Dr. Shogan’s Social Media Report: January 15–January 19, 2024

On January 15, 2024, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan posted this picture of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The photograph is from the U.S. Information Agency and was taken at the 1963 Civil Rights March on Washington. National Archives Identifier 542068.

On January 18, 2024, Dr. Shogan invited the public to join in person or online on Thursday, January 25, at 6:30 p.m. ET for a book talk with author Fergus Bordewich about his new book Klan War: Ulysses S. Grant and the Battle to Save Reconstruction. “I’m looking forward to this conversation next Thursday evening about one of my favorite presidents, Ulysses Grant,” Dr. Shogan said. “Please join us at the National Archives in Washington, DC, for this in-person event or tune in online!”

On January 19, 2024, Dr. Shogan shared this picture from the Richard Nixon Presidential Library’s collection as a nod to the region’s snowy weather conditions. National Archives Identifier 27580111.

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