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Abbreviation for The National Archives and Records Administration. NARA is the record keeper for the United States of America.

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Finding original Baltimore passenger list from an index card

This index card found on FamilySearch, shows the arrival of Jno B Guth, Male, aged 34, arriving in the United States in 1834. How can I find out more about this collection, and where/how to find the ...
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Finding and ordering records for Civil War Veteran?

Where do I go to find and order records for a Civil War Veteran? I have the wife's and child's pension numbers.
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Missing pages from a ship's manifest?

Images 81 through 109 of a certain collection of ship manifest records on represent the passengers of the Tenyo Maru, which arrived in San Francisco on 10 May 1915 after calling in a ...
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Are all NARA services/records available at all locations?

I've found the NARA locations page but cannot seem to figure out if these locations all provide the same services or contain the same set of records. If I visit the NARA location in Los Angeles is as ...
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How can I get all the military records available through NARA (USA) for an individual veteran?

When requesting the military records for an individual veteran from the national archives, I was only sent the discharge summary. How do I know if there are any more records available for the ...
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