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  • Picture: ?Social Security Poster of an Old Man,? Photographs of the Social Security Board Activities, 1936 ? 1948, Record Group 47: Records of the Social Security Administration, National Archives at College Park. NAID: 195880 Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT)
    This series contains data from the Social Security Administration?s Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT). The Claim Files contain information extracted from Social Security life or death claims for 25 million deceased individuals. The records include information such as name, social security number, birth date, and birth place. This is in addition to the nearly 50 million NUMIDENT death records and 72 million NUMIDENT application (SS-5) records already on AAD.
  • Picture: ?Select views from across the U.S.]: Sample housing, neighborhoods,? Series: Photographs Documenting the Secretary?s Headquarters and Field Activities, and Agency Officials and Events, 2001 ? 2014; Record Group 207: General Records of the Department of Housing and Urban Development; National Archives and Records Administration.  NAID 24068604
Index to the Correspondence
    This series consists of indices that contain information about letters received by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of the Secretary from 1983 - 1995. Most of the letters are from the general public, which were either sent directly to the agency or referred to the agency by other federal agencies, members of Congress, or the White House. The index covers the terms of Secretaries Samuel Pierce, Jack Kemp and Henry Cisneros.

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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