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10th Mountain Division

The Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Archives

The Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Archives
The first Manuscript Division Reading Room, Thomas Jefferson Building, ca. 1920s. Library of Congress Archives, Manuscript Divis

October Is American Archives Month...But Wait, Do You Know What An Archives Is?

1. Archives go beyond books. An archives is a place where people go to find information.

The Orphans Come Home

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A Treasure Trove of Long Lost Images

Anyone who has spent time with computers knows that occasionally, things don't work out exactly as one might have intended.

10th Mountain Division Newspapers now Online

10th Mountain Division Newspapers now Online

10th Mountain Division newspapers added to the Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection

Through the generosity of the Eagle Valley Library District, The Ski-Zette and Blizzard newspapers, unique United States Army publications from World War II, are now available online to researchers

Volunteer Jan Simmons saluted by 10th Mountain Division

Jan Simmons is flanked by Dennis Hagen and Abyy Hoverstock

Jan Simmons was recognized by the Chairman of the Board of the Tenth Mountain Division Foundation for her work as a volunteer.

 

The letter from Thomas E.

Cold Weather Ride

Cold Weather Ride

Sled dog training at Camp Hale, Colorado.

It's cold and icy, and I wish I had a sled to get to work some days.  The 10th Mountain Division trained sled dogs at Camp Hale.

10th Mountain Division Oral Histories Online

10th Mountain Division Oral Histories Online

Excerpts from a small sampling of 10th Mountain Division oral history interviews are now available online.

Abbie Kealy, a 10th Mountain Division descendant and documentary film producer, has placed excerpts from a sampling of the 10th Mountain Division oral history interviews that are available through

Donor Milestone Achieved

The 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Just recorded its 1,000th donor!