A screenshot of an X post from Dr. Colleen Shogan that says, "Happy Holidays from Blair House, which serves as the President's guest residence. President Truman lived and worked here during the major White House renovation." Below are four images of rooms in Blair House with Christmas trees and other seasonal decorations.

Dr. Shogan’s Social Media & Weekly Summary Report: December 16, 2023–January 5, 2024

On December 18, 2023, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan shared a series of holiday photos from Blair House, which serves as the President’s guest residence and played host to President Truman during a major White House renovation between 1948 and 1952. Continuing the in spirit of the holidays, Dr. Shogan shared a … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Social Media & Weekly Summary Report: December 16, 2023–January 5, 2024

Dr. Shogan’s Social Media Report: December 11–December 15, 2023

Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan met with Senator Shelley Moore Capito (left center in red pants) (R-WV) and her staff in the Archivist’s Board Room at the National Archives in Washington, DC on December 11, 2023. That same day, Dr. Shogan held two rescued chihuahuas, thanks to the National Archives staff who … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Social Media Report: December 11–December 15, 2023

On Bill of Rights Day, 25 people frorm 25 countries took the oath of citizenship in the Rotunda of the National Archives. (National Archives photo by Susana Raab)

News Update: 25 New Citizens Sworn in During Bill of Rights Day Naturalization Ceremony

On Bill of Rights Day, 25 people from 25 countries took the oath of citizenship in the Rotunda of the National Archives. (National Archives photo by Susana Raab) In celebration of Bill of Rights Day, observed annually on December 15, 25 people from 25 nations were sworn in as U.S. citizens in front of the … Continue reading News Update: 25 New Citizens Sworn in During Bill of Rights Day Naturalization Ceremony

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: December 11–December 15, 2023

Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan met with Senator Shelley Moore Capito (left center in red pants) (R-WV) and her staff in the Archivist's Board Room at the National Archives in Washington, DC on December 11, 2023. That same day, Dr. Shogan held two rescued chihuahuas, thanks to the National Archives staff who … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: December 11–December 15, 2023

News Update: National Archives Building Designated as National Historic Landmark

The National Archives Building, located near the National Mall and the most prominent structure in the Federal Triangle in Washington, DC, was officially designated as a National Historic Landmark, December 13. The designation was signed by Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland. "It is such an honor to receive the National Historic Landmark designation for … Continue reading News Update: National Archives Building Designated as National Historic Landmark

Dr. Shogan’s Social Media Report: December 4-December 8, 2023

On December 5, 2023, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan attended the 2023 Records of Achievement Award Ceremony honoring Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch III, hosted by the National Archives Foundation. On December 6, 2023,Dr. Shogan met with Representative Chuck Edwards (R-NC) and his Congressional staff in the Legislative Vaults of the National … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Social Media Report: December 4-December 8, 2023

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: December 4–December 8, 2023

On December 5, 2023, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan attended the 2023 Records of Achievement Award Ceremony honoring Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch III, hosted by the National Archives Foundation. On December 6, 2023,Dr. Shogan met with Representative Chuck Edwards (R-NC) and his Congressional staff in the Legislative Vaults of the National … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: December 4–December 8, 2023

Dr. Shogan’s Social Media Report: November 20-December 1, 2023

On November 20, 2023, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan shared that she met with news anchor Bret Baier during her visit to the George Bush Presidential Library. “I can’t wait to read his new graphic novel for kids that emphasizes fun stories from American history!” she said. On November 21, Dr. Shogan … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Social Media Report: November 20-December 1, 2023

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: November 20–December 1, 2023

On November 20, 2023, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan shared that she met with news anchor Bret Baier during her visit to the George Bush Presidential Library. "I can’t wait to read his new graphic novel for kids that emphasizes fun stories from American history!" she said. On November 28, 2023, Dr. … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: November 20–December 1, 2023

Dr. Shogan’s Social Media Report: November 13–17, 2023

On November 14, 2023, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan participated the "Preserving Democracy: The Role of the National Archives" panel held by the Baker Institute, a think tank at Rice University. The event was moderated by Rice University professor Douglas Brinkley (far left), and attended by Rice University Vice Provost and University … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Social Media Report: November 13–17, 2023