heckyeahushistory

Missed a todaysdocument post?  Explore our Tumblr archive –  we have over 2,500 posts going back over 2 years!

Don’t know where to start?  Browse a few of our tags for your favorite topic:

It seems like just yesterday we were celebrating 1,000 followers, and now here we are with over 100,000 followers after two short years! We are blown away! We love being able to share our documents and their stories with you—thanks for making that possible. We have the best followers ever! 
What has been your favorite document featured on Congress in the Archives?
Constitution 225: Tweet the Preamble Challenge Results!

In honor of the 225th anniversary of the Constitution, we challenged citizens on Twitter to capture the essence of the 52-word Preamble in just 140 characters. Here’s the winner and some of our favorite entries!

The Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero chose the winner of the “Tweet the Preamble” challenge!:

@JeanHuets: #preamble

We’re getting together to constitute a nation that’s just, peaceful, strong, prosperous and free. Are you in?

A great start to the new year!

We’ve reached over 20,000 followers! As a special thank-you to all of you congressional history wonks, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite posts over the past year. Thanks for all of your Tumblr love, and Happy New Year!

Memorial of the National Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage

Photograph of the wreckage of U.S. destroyers in Pearl Harbor

FBI Wanted Poster of John Dillinger

Photograph of Union Street Car Line After the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

How They’re Acting and How They Feel by Clifford Berryman

Photograph of the USS Akron