New-look American Legion Digital Archive released

New-look American Legion Digital Archive released

The American Legion Digital Archive has released a new interface that features updated Legion branding with a more simplified layout to enhance access. The Digital Archive provides access to current resolutions, meeting proceedings and more than 200,000 pages of digitized historical publications. One of the most noticeable new features is the ability to view documents in an embedded file viewer with no downloading required. The archive continues to be accessible to all with no registration requirements.

The Digital Archive offers several popular collections that illustrate the history of The American Legion from 1919 to the 2010s. These include:

·         The American Legion Magazine, 1919-2019

·         Forty years of historic American Legion press releases, 1945-1991

·         Proceedings of national meetings, 1919-present

Search guides are available for help in learning about how to find and access material. Visit the Digital Archive and discover something new about The American Legion. Many items in the Digital Archive are showcased in the Emil A. Blackmore Museum’s online exhibits.