Thursday, January 14, 2010

Help Preserve Valuable Civil War Records

Volunteering at the National Archives

The National Archives and Records Administration is recruiting and training volunteers to help with a behind-the-scenes Civil War widows pension file project.  This project involves preparing historically valuable records of the federal government for digitization.

• generally work seated at tables or computer stations
• work in groups
• must pay attention to detail
• have an interest in lifelong learning
• make a commitment of a minimum of two years
• contribute at least 100 hours of service each year

Shifts are available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. 
For more information or to receive an application, write to or call 202-357-5272

The National Archives Building is located at 700 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20408
Metro stop: Archives/Navy Memorial/Penn Quarter

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