Monthly Archive: April 2012

Apr
28
2012

Digitization at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library: The James W. Wine Personal Papers

Letter condemning James Wine for joining the Kennedy presidential campaign.

 

by Timothy Bowen, Graduate Student Intern (Simmons College GSLIS)

As a soon-to-be graduate of the Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science with a focus in Archives, I was recently required to complete a 130-hour internship meant to strengthen the skills I learned throughout the program. When Digital Archivist Erica Boudreau …

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Apr
09
2012

Finding the Kennedys in the 1940 Census

1940 Census Map

 

by Kate Hanson Plass

On Monday, April 2, the National Archives released the 1940 census and historians and genealogists have dug in looking for ancestors and historical figures.  The decennial census is conducted every ten years (as the name indicates) to count the population and to apportion representatives; the 1940 census also included several …

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