People Stealing our Nation’s History

I read this article over the weekend and was amazed at the number of historical items that have been stolen or altered from the National Archives. While I had already heard of the Lincoln document that is referenced in this article being tweaked, I learned a couple of things:

1). I didn’t know that there is an Archivist of the United States which is an appointed position meaning s/he is appointed by the President of the United States.

2). That the number of documents and artifacts stolen was as many as it is (see list below).

ARTICLE: NARA Tightens Security to Prevent Thefts, Mutilation

 

Missing Historical Documents and Items

There’s a lot missing!

 

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