Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: June 10-June 14, 2024

On June 10, 2024, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan hosted the biannual NARA Civil Society meeting with other NARA staff. They had good attendance and conversation around strategic planning efforts, records management, declassification, and our National Action Plan for Open Government. On June 11, 2024, Dr. Shogan attended the quarterly meeting of … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: June 10-June 14, 2024

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: June 3-June 7, 2024

On June 3, 2024, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan shared a National History Day (NHD) post, announcing her role as a member of NHD's 50th Anniversary Honorary Committee. On June 5, 2024, Dr. Shogan shared the latest Featured Document on display at the National Archives Building: a letter written by Harvey Milk to President Jimmy … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: June 3-June 7, 2024

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: May 27-May 31, 2024

On May 27, 2024, in honor of #MemorialDay and #PreservationMonth, Dr. Shogan shared this photograph of an ID tag that belonged to Nelson Apple, a #WWII U.S. Army sergeant. Our preservation staff enclosed the tag in a polyester sleeve to preserve it. Through sharing our military records, we honor the heroes who have served and … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: May 27-May 31, 2024

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: May 20-May 24, 2024

On Tuesday, May 21, 2024, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan visited the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and met with staff. Also on May 21, 2024, Dr. Shogan shared a historic recipe in our Catalog. Strawberries and cream are a classic American dessert, whether served as a parfait, or as part of … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: May 20-May 24, 2024

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: May 13-May 17, 2024

This week marks Dr. Shogan's one year anniversary as 11th Archivist of the United States! Since May 2023, Dr. Shogan has visited 26 sites representing the National Archives, traveling over 32,000 miles, with plans to visit the remaining locations by the end of 2024. On May 13, Dr. Shogan invited people to come explore hockey-related … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: May 13-May 17, 2024

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: May 6-May 10, 2024

On May 6, 2024, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan hosted recent Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Representative James Clyburn (D-SC) at the National Archives, along with the National Archives Foundation's former chair Governor Jim Blanchard and current chair Rodney Slater. On May 6 and May 7, Dr. Shogan posted about #YomHaShoah, Holocaust … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: May 6-May 10, 2024

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: April 29-May 3, 2024

On April 29, 2024, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan met with Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and staff from the Louis Armstrong House Museum in her office at the National Archives. On April 30, 2024, Dr. Shogan welcomed Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD) and his family to the National Archives. Later that day, Dr. … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: April 29-May 3, 2024

A discussion between Dr. Shogan and Jeffrey Rosen.

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: April 22-April 26, 2024

On April 22, 2024, as America250 commissioner, Dr. Shogan posted an invite for students to submit art, prose, and videos for a chance to win America's Field Trip as part of the America250 celebrations. On April 22, 2024, Dr. Shogan posted an #EarthDay post on her social media channels, reminding people of the original Earth … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: April 22-April 26, 2024

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: April 15-April 19, 2024

On April 16, 2024, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan spent an insightful day at the George W. Bush Presidential Library. On April 17, 2024, Dr. Shogan continued her Texas visit with a trip to the National Archives at Fort Worth and the Fort Worth Federal Records Center. On social media, Dr. Shogan … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: April 15-April 19, 2024

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: April 8-April 12, 2024

On April 8, 2024, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan stepped outside with staff to view the solar eclipse. Pictured from left to right are Executive Assistant to the Archivist of the United States Andrew Denham, Dr. Shogan, Director of Public Programs and Special Events Grace McCaffery, and Director of Executive Secretariat Merrily … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: April 8-April 12, 2024