It’s that time again—“Just the Facts” Friday over at the National Archives Education page. The National Archives was signed into law by President Franklin Roosevelt on June 19, 1934. 
Before that, individual agencies preserved their own records with mixed results. This photograph of War Department Records shows how records were kept in the White House Garage!
 Visit our new blog Education Updates for more facts, lesson plans, and other ideas from the National Archives.

It’s that time again—“Just the Facts” Friday over at the National Archives Education page.

The National Archives was signed into law by President Franklin Roosevelt on June 19, 1934.

Before that, individual agencies preserved their own records with mixed results. This photograph of War Department Records shows how records were kept in the White House Garage!

Visit our new blog Education Updates for more facts, lesson plans, and other ideas from the National Archives.