National Archives Trip

48% of $750 goal

I am traveling to College Park, Maryland in January to gather information on my grandpa's two ships, the Chew and the Mink. This information includes ship journals, action logs, and other documents that will shed light on what my grandpa and his shipmates did on these mostly understudied and largely forgotten boats. Since National Archives images are public domain I will be able to share some of these on the blog as well . . . exciting!


Hi! My name is Dr. Matt Luckett, and I am a history professor, writer, and filmmaker in Northern California. I seek to demystify the historical process and show you how History is made. My blog posts and educational videos will focus on my book and documentary projects as well a feature letters from my Grandfather, Elmer Luckett, a Pearl Harbor survivor.


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