U.S. Maritime Administration Heritage Asset Inventory

U.S. Maritime Administration Heritage Asset Inventory

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What Are the Benefits of Conducting a Collections Inventory? Client Challenge In order to maintain compliance with federal financial accounting standards (Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB), SFFAS 29, Heritage Assets and Stewardship Land), The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) sought …

National Institutes of Health Records Management

National Institutes of Health Records Management

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How Can You Make Our Records Management Program Better? Client Challenge The National Institutes of Health’s Office of the Director was under pressure from the U.S. Congress to show evidence it was correctly implementing records management procedures. The NIH records …

Establishing the Department of Homeland Security Archives

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The History Office at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) first contracted with History Associates in 2004 to provide on-site archival services for its new history program. Building from the ground up, History Associates designed collection and access policies, prepared …

National Park Service Archival Preservation

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Can a Large Federal Agency’s Extensive Archival Backlog be Preserved on a Nationwide Scale? Client Challenge When the Washington Support Office (WASO) of the National Park Service (NPS) needed outside help to consistently process and catalog a massive backlog of …

Senator David Vitter Papers Preservation & Access Initiative

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How Do You Preserve the Legacy of a Career in Congress? Client Challenge When Senator David Vitter announced his retirement from Congress in 2017, he chose to preserve his legacy as a public servant by donating his professional papers to …

Normandy American Military Cemetery Exhibits

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What is the power of a personal story?  Client Challenge When the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) wanted to construct a new visitor center at the American Military Cemetery in Normandy, France, they needed a team of professionals to help …

How do you convey the meaning of an international icon?

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Client Challenge The original Statue of Liberty Museum occupied a small area in the Statue’s pedestal, but with increased security after 9/11 and growing crowds, most visitors to Liberty Island couldn’t see it. The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc., …

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Federal History Update

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How do you write a complex history in six months? Client Challenge: The Fort Worth District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE-SWF) is one of the largest and key military and civil works engineering districts in the United …

Veterans Health Administration History

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Not Your Father’s VA: A History of the Modern Transformation of the Veterans Health Care System In 2009, the Veteran’s Health Administration (VHA) hired HAI to update its official history, which had not been done since Robinson E. Adkins’ comprehensive …

What Does It Take to Celebrate a Century of Progress?

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Client Challenge The Farm Credit System, established in 1916 as the country’s first Government Sponsored Enterprise (GSE), is a network of financial cooperatives owned by its customers, primarily farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses and rural infrastructure providers. In 2013, Farm Credit began …

Dahlgren Naval Weapons Technology History Book

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The Sound of Freedom: Naval Weapons Technology at Dahlgren, Virginia, 1918-2006 (2006) For all its scholarly integrity, this rigorously researched and documented organizational history tells a no less compelling story: the evolution of a U.S. Navy gun testing facility into a …