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What's New?

  • Photograph NLC-WHSP-C-07463-29A: ¿Anwar Sadat, Jimmy Carter and Menahem Begin at the Camp David Accords Signing Ceremony., 9/17/1978;¿ Framework for Peace ¿ East Room, 9/17/1978 ¿ 9/17/1978; Carter White House Photographs Collection; Jimmy Carter Library, Atlanta, GA. Central Foreign Policy Files
    We have added the 1978 fully releasable permanent electronic telegram records and withdrawal card records of this series to AAD, for an additional 406,265 new records. The series, popularly known as the State Department Cables or the State Department Telegrams, consists of telegrams between the Department of State and Foreign Service posts.
  • (null) Awards Information Management System (AIMS) Files
    This series contains data about some Navy or Marine Corps awards given to units and individuals as entered into the Awards Information Management System. The bulk of the records are for service during the Vietnam War through the 1990s. There are also some award records for service during World War II and the Korean War, along with other time periods.

AAD Highlights

Irving Berlin
composed "God Bless America" and immigrated to America from Russia with his family when he was 5 years old. See his passenger record.

Apollo-Soyuz Test Project
was a joint U.S.-Soviet space flight in July 1975. See a record relating to the success of the project in the Central Foreign Policy Files.

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