“Our Documents: 100 Milestone Documents from the National Archives” published by Oxford University Press

Our Documents Book CoverOxford University Press has published a commemorative book of the 100 milestone documents that have shaped our nation. Comprised of documents judged by the staff of the National Archives to be essential in the development of the United States from its founding to 1965, “Our Documents” begins with a forward by award-winning historian Michael Beschloss, a preface by John W. Carlin, Archivist of the United States, and an essay on how the documents were selected. The entry for each document includes a short introduction, a facsimile, and a transcript of the document. Filled with color photos and historical information, this book is the perfect companion for students, teacher, and all Americans who appreciate the historical legacy of the nation's archives.

The book is available in the Archives Shop at the National Archives in Washington, DC, or can be purchased online from Oxford University Press (www.oup-usa.com).