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December 2020

  • 2nd – Time for Gift Giving
  • 9th – Where History Rests
  • 16th – A Season Not Forgotten
  • 23rd – Memories From a Historic Year
  • 30th – Happy Holidays! No newsletter

November 2020

  • 4th – Our Indigenous Past
  • 11th – Honoring All Who Served
  • 18th – Exploding with Family Stories
  • 25th – Turkey Day Traditions

October 2020

  • 6th – There Is More to the Story
  • 13th – Fall Breeze and Autumn Leaves
  • 20th – I Voted.
  • 27th – Spooky Tales from the Labs & Stacks

September 2020

  • 2nd – The Guns are Silent
  • 9th – Beyond Our Borders
  • 16th – Music Feeds the Soul
  • 23rd – Let the Games Begin
  • 30th – Red Sky at Night, Sailor’s Delight

August 2020

  • 4th – A Jug with a Story
  • 11th – Would you like to build a snowman?
  • 18th – Women of the (White) House
  • 25th – An Open Letter to America’s Women and Girls

July 2020

  • 7th – From Sea to Shining Sea
  • 14th – Archival Beings from Beyond
  • 22st – Eyewitness Originals
  • 29th – History Never Goes out of Style

June 2020

  • 2nd – Black Out Tuesday
  • 9th – Bringing History Forward
  • 15th – A Day for Dad
  • 23rd – Summer Solstice Soirée
  • 30th – Could I have your John Hancock?

May 2020

  • 5th – Have You Called Mom Today?
  • 12th – No more pencils. No more books.
  • 19th – Remembering on Memorial Day
  • 26th – The Archives in 3D

April 2020

  • 7th – An Archive Deep Dive on the Bizarre Side
  • 14th – Failure is Not an Option
  • 21st – Sun’s Out, Tongues Out
  • 28th – I’d like to thank the Academy…

March 2020

  • 24th – It’s All About the Women This Week
  • 31th – A Season of New Beginnings

About the Archives Experience

In March of 2020, the National Archives Museum closed its doors to the public after the outbreak of a once in a century global pandemic. Amidst the uncertainty, the Foundation quickly adapted to answer the call of how to continue connecting our followers to the American Story, even while apart. That’s how the American Experience newsletter was born. In May 2022, we renamed our newsletter to the Archives Experience.

Every Tuesday, we bring the holdings of the National Archives straight to your inbox. Each newsletter is specifically curated through a weekly theme, with a focus on surfacing untold stories of history and highlighting the unknown resources of the Archives. Weekly historical themes are often chosen to reflect relatable, current-day events.

So whether you are passing time in transit, preparing your History Day project, doing family history research, or just craving knowledge, we welcome you to our shared American experience.