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  • Picture: ?Social Security Poster of a Mother and Her Child, ? Collection: Franklin D. Roosevelt Library Photographs, Franklin D. Roosevelt Library.  NAID: 195886 https://catalog.archives.gov/id/195886 Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT)
    This series contains data from the Social Security Administration's Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT). The Death Files contain nearly 50 million records of individuals with a social security number with a verified death or who would have been over 110 years old by December 31, 2007. The records include information such as name, social security number, birth date, and death date.
  • Photograph 220-TMI-(52)2832(37): Central Foreign Policy Files
    We have added the 1979 fully releasable permanent electronic telegram records and withdrawal card records and the 1979 fully releasable permanent P-Reel Index records and withdrawal card records of this series to AAD, for an additional 531,525 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.

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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