The able Doctor, or America Swallowing the Bitter Draught. Illustrates the aftermath of the Boston Tea Party-the Boston Port Bill and the closing of the port. Copy of engraving by Paul Revere, June 1774., 1942 - 1946
Item from Records of the Office of War Information. (1942 - 1945)
On National Paul Revere Day, we bring you an engraving done by Paul Revere. Today we commemorate the ride that he and other Patriots made to alert the Minute Men of the British Army’s approach. Paul Revere left his mark not only with his famous midnight ride, but also as a silversmith and renowned advocate for American independence.
Source: http://go.usa.gov/DU9h

The able Doctor, or America Swallowing the Bitter Draught. Illustrates the aftermath of the Boston Tea Party-the Boston Port Bill and the closing of the port. Copy of engraving by Paul Revere, June 1774., 1942 - 1946

Item from Records of the Office of War Information. (1942 - 1945)

On National Paul Revere Day, we bring you an engraving done by Paul Revere. Today we commemorate the ride that he and other Patriots made to alert the Minute Men of the British Army’s approach. Paul Revere left his mark not only with his famous midnight ride, but also as a silversmith and renowned advocate for American independence.

Source: http://go.usa.gov/DU9h

Declaration of Alien About to Depart for the United States, 01/24/1918

Item from Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service.

To celebrate National Ellis Island Family History Day, we are celebrating all the immigrants who passed through Ellis Island on their way to making their mark in a new country. This form was filled out by Emile Louis to request entry into the United States for himself, his wife, and his son.

Source: http://go.usa.gov/DU9x

World War I Draft Registration Card for Alphonse Capone
Item from Records of the Selective Service System (World War I). (1917 - 07/15/1919)
Income taxes are due today: File away! Infamous gangster Alphonse Capone’s draft card bares his signature. Capone was imprisoned for tax evasion, so make sure you properly file you taxes today.
Source: http://go.usa.gov/jkqF

World War I Draft Registration Card for Alphonse Capone

Item from Records of the Selective Service System (World War I). (1917 - 07/15/1919)

Income taxes are due today: File away! Infamous gangster Alphonse Capone’s draft card bares his signature. Capone was imprisoned for tax evasion, so make sure you properly file you taxes today.

Source: http://go.usa.gov/jkqF

Congressional Resolution Bearing the Signature of Thomas Jefferson, 03/03/1791 - 03/03/1791

Item from Records of the U.S. Mint. (04/01/1873 - 01/09/1984)

Happy Birthday, Thomas Jefferson! During Jefferson’s time as a statesman he signed many documents, including the Declaration of Independence. Here is his signature as Secretary of State on a resolution from Congress. 

Source: http://go.usa.gov/DkJw 

Here’s to you!  And here’s to the “What’s Cooking, Uncle Sam?” exhibition.
It’s been a great run, but since the exhibition is closing, this is our final post related to “What’s Cooking.”
Check back periodically for more National Archives exhibition-related posts.  And to keep up with other exhibitions at the National Archives, visit our web page.

Here’s to you!  And here’s to the “What’s Cooking, Uncle Sam?” exhibition.

It’s been a great run, but since the exhibition is closing, this is our final post related to “What’s Cooking.”


Check back periodically for more National Archives exhibition-related posts.  And to keep up with other exhibitions at the National Archives, visit our web page.