Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: March 11-March 15, 2024

On March 11, 2024, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan had a conversation with Executive Director of the Modern Language Association Paula Krebs at the National Humanities Alliance Annual Meeting. She also posted about the #MoreThanFirstLadies social media campaign across her social media channels. Later that evening, Dr. Shogan made remarks at the … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: March 11-March 15, 2024

On March 5, 2024, Dr. Shogan addressed the US Senate Youth delegates. The group included over 100 high school students and was funded by the Hearst Foundation. National Archives photo by Susana Raab.

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: March 4-March 8, 2024

On March 1, 2024, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan welcomed Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo to the National Archives. Pictured from left to right are Acting Chief of Staff John Valceanu, Digital Asset Management Specialist Susana Raab, Dr. Shogan, Secretary Raimondo, Supervisory Archivist Trevor Plante, Senior Advisor Ellis Brachman, and Special Assistant … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: March 4-March 8, 2024

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: February 26-March 1, 2024

On February 27, 2024, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan traveled to St. Louis to congratulate the National Personnel Records Center staff on clearing a backlog of over 600,000 veterans records requests accumulated over the pandemic. Dr. Shogan gave remarks as part of the backlog elimination ceremony. "This was my top priority as … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: February 26-March 1, 2024

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: February 20-February 23, 2024

On February 20, 2024, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan announced that registration for the next Archives Sleepover is now open. Dr. Shogan also stated that she will be working on her pancake flipping between now and then. On February 21, 2024, Dr. Shogan engaged in a conversation at the University of Virginia’s … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: February 20-February 23, 2024

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: February 12–February 16, 2024

On February 12, 2024, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan met with Congresswoman Celeste Maloy while hosting her friends and family at the National Archives. Also on February 12, Dr. Shogan joined National Archives Foundation Chairman of the Board former Secretary Rodney Slater, David M. Rubenstein, and National Archives Foundation Executive Director Patrick … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: February 12–February 16, 2024

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: February 5–February 9, 2024

On February 4, 2024, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan and Director of the National Archives Foundation Patrick Madden, served pancakes to children who attended the 2024 Winter National Archives Sleepover. “Whether you play them or watch them, sports have helped shape America and they provide a connection to our past,” Shogan told … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: February 5–February 9, 2024

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: January 29–February 2, 2024

On January 29, 2024, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan welcomed two fellow women leaders to the National Archives in Washington, DC (Archives I), Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines (left) and Principle Deputy Director Stacey Dixon (right). Items relevant to national security archives, including John Wilkes Booth’s “Confederate” Cipher, were shown. On … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: January 29–February 2, 2024

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: January 22–January 26, 2024

NAID: 7682493 On January 23, 2024, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan congratulated David Grann, author of Killers of the Flower Moon, on the film’s multiple Oscar nominations. The information in the book relied upon records held at the National Archives at Fort Worth. That same day, Dr. Shogan encouraged audiences to explore … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: January 22–January 26, 2024

News Update: NARA Eliminates Pandemic Backlog of Veteran Records Requests

The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has eliminated the pandemic-related backlog of veteran records requests at the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) in Saint Louis, MO. “The National Archives plays a critical role in ensuring that our veterans and their families have access to the records they need for the benefits they've earned. Clearing … Continue reading News Update: NARA Eliminates Pandemic Backlog of Veteran Records Requests

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

Dr. Shogan's official Instagram page 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 … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Social Media Report: January 15–January 19, 2024