美國國會圖書館退伍軍人歷史計畫達成10萬筆紀錄里程碑

2016/02/23     來源:Library of Congress閱讀原文

Veterans History Project Reaches Milestone with 100,000th Collection
 
The Library of Congress Veterans History Project (VHP) today announced it has archived its 100,000th veteran’s collection. This ongoing, congressionally mandated project, now in its 16th year, highlights this milestone to draw attention to the importance of collecting and preserving the stories of America’s veterans and to relaunch the call to action for volunteers.
 
"Although we pause to celebrate reaching the important milestone of 100,000 collections, the Veterans History Project will not rest on these laurels," said Veterans History Project Director Robert Patrick. "There are more than 22 million veterans still living in the United States, and it is our hope that even more volunteers will come forward to interview the veterans in their lives and communities and also submit original photographs, letters and other correspondence to be preserved for researchers now and to inspire future generations."...more