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Promo video for upcoming web adventure series with the Hampton Roads Naval Museum. 
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Our Digital Content Developer got to tour the Udvar-Hazy Center yesterday with the staff of NHHC's Photo Archives. Read about it more in the link below!
NHHC photo archivists recently got to go on a behind-the-scenes tour of the aircraft restoration facility at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA.
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PNC Josh Roberts, of Navy recruiting District, Boston, was one of more than two dozen sailors who attended the second game of the World Series at the invitation of the Commissioner of Baseball, Bowie Kuhn. Chief Roberts is soliciting autographs in the Cincinnati Reds dugout prior to the opening of the game. (Official U.S. Navy Photo by PH2 Bob Lamey, 1975)
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We recently did a little digging about some relatively hidden history tucked away in the Maryland State House Building. Read about Ms. Taylor and her grandfather's connection to Navy AND Maryland state history.
All we had was a name and a city. That’s when it started to get interesting.
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PLEASE help us discover this mystery man recently uncovered in Navy photographs and art. We need your help!
The U.S. Navy is currently on a worldwide search to identify a mysterious individual found in our nation's most celebrated moments of naval history. Recent
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NHF staff members were on hand at the U.S. Navy Memorial this week during a special screening and Q&A session about the latest NOVA Documentary about WWII. 
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An interesting item found in the NHF Collection in this week's Ditty Bag, by Middendorf Curator Emily Pearce.
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"The introvert iconoclast from the Ukraine [. . .] fell under the spell and aura of Queen Victoria’s grandson."
“The introvert iconoclast from the Ukraine fell under the spell and aura of Queen Victoria’s grandson.”
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Today in 1959: NASA introduced the Project Mercury astronauts to the world. Known as the Mercury Seven or Original Seven, they are (front row, left to right) Walter M. "Wally" Schirra Jr., Donald K. "Deke" Slayton, John H. Glenn Jr., M. Scott Carpenter, (back row) Alan B. Shepard Jr., Virgil I. "Gus" Grissom and L. Gordon Cooper, Jr.

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Ditty Bag - From the Collections Archive of the Naval Historical Foundation. This week: A small statue given as a gift to Admiral James L. Holloway, III, USN (ret.)
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Preservation, education, and commemoration of naval history