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The U.S. conducted 210 atmospheric nuclear tests between 1945 and 1962, with multiple cameras capturing each event at around 2,400 frames per second. These are the declassified films of tests conducted by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

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Note: not all material is available digitally.

The Barack Obama Presidential Library is the 14th presidential library administered by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), a federal agency.

Presidential Libraries and Museums,…

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History changed on October 4, 1957, when the Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik I. The world's first artificial satellite was about the size of a beach ball (58 cm.or 22.8 inches in diameter), weighed only 83.6 kg. or 183.9 pounds, and took…

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The Eisenhower Presidential Library is home to a world-class research facility that caters to scholars and history enthusiasts from around the world. Located in Eisenhower's hometown of Abilene, Kansas, the vast holdings of the Library consist of…

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This collection focuses on the Marshall Plan. The collection includes 52 documents totaling 441 pages covering the years 1946 through 1953. Supporting materials include photographs, oral history transcripts and online museum exhibits.

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This collection focuses on the Berlin Airlift. It includes 126 documents totaling 444 pages covering the years 1948 through 1952. Supporting materials include audio recordings and oral histories.

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This collection focuses on the ideals that formed the basis of American policy toward the Soviet Union during the early years of the Cold War. The collection includes 57 documents totaling 681 pages covering the years 1945 through 1952. Supporting…

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A United States collection documenting the history of social protest movements and marginalized political communities from the 19th century to the present.
In the 1930s, the U-M Library’s Joseph A. Labadie Collection — the oldest publicly…
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