Tag: Kennedy family homes

Kennedy Family Collection Nitrate Negatives: A Centennial Digitization Initiative

  by Nicola Mantzaris, Photographic Metadata Cataloger As part of the Centennial Digitization Initiative to commemorate the 100th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s birth, archivists have begun a large-scale project to preserve and make accessible nitrate photographic negatives from the Kennedy Family Collection. With generous grant funding from the Fund II Foundation, the project…

1940 Census Map

Finding the Kennedys in the 1940 Census

  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…