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National Archives public meeting - June 16 7-9pm

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Posted by Debbie Dong on June 15, 1998 at 19:17:10:

In Reply to: US government agency moves Chinese Immigration Files out of state posted by jwc LOW on June 12, 1998 at 01:03:34:

For those who live in the San Francisco area and can attend this meeting, I have attached below a press release from the National Archives.

National Archives Invites Public Comment On Space Planning

San Francisco, California

College Park, MD. . . Genealogists, scholars, government agency officials, and others who use the service and
facilities of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) are invited to a public meeting to discuss
their needs and concerns.

The meeting will be on Tuesday, June 16, 1998, from 7 P.M. - 9 P.M. at NARA’s regional records services
facility at 1000 Commodore Drive, San Bruno, California.

This is one of a series of meetings at which NARA is seeking public input for a study of its space needs for the
next 10 years. NARA representatives will explain the reasons for undertaking a space plan, its objectives, and the
planning process, and will invite comments and answer questions.

NARA is the Federal government’s records keeper. It maintains more than 20 million cubic feet of records in 2
large archival facilities in the Washington area, 10 Presidential libraries, and 18 regional records services facilities
across the nation. Through these facilities, NARA carries out its public mission to promote ready access to
essential evidence that documents the rights of citizens, the actions of Federal officials, and the national
experience. NARA safeguards records on which both the accountability of our government and the accuracy of
history depend.

Although advance notice is not required, persons planning to attend the meeting are asked to let NARA know by
calling (650) 876-9249 or sending an e-mail to

In addition to helping NARA with its planning, this meeting is part of a National Performance Review initiative
called Conversations With America: My Government Listens. NARA urges everyone interested to attend.

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For additional PRESS information, please contact the National Archives Public Affairs staff at (301) 713-6000 or
by e-mail. Visit the National Archives Home Page on the World Wide Web at


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