On Sunday, July 4, the National Archives of the U.S. celebrates Independence Day with its annual ceremony, its first ever National Independence Day Parade float, and a brand new logo.
The National Archives Building in Washington, DC, was designed by noted architect John Russell Pope. Inspired by Pope’s classical architecture and sculptural detail, the logo features a majestic stone eagle. The eagle symbolizes protection – underscoring the role of the National Archives as guardian of this nation’s records.
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