Records of Rights: A Permanent Exhibition in the David M. Rubenstein Gallery
In “Records of Rights,” explore how generations of Americans sought to fulfill the promise of the founding documents. The David M. Rubenstein Gallery exhibition showcases original and facsimile National Archives documents and uses an innovative 17-foot-long touch-screen interactive table to illustrate how Americans have debated about and fought for rights like free speech, religion, and equality.
Preview some of the featured documents in the "Records of Rights" Online Exhibit.
Begin your exploration of "Records of Rights" by viewing an original 1297 Magna Carta, on display courtesy of David M. Rubenstein.
Landmark Document Case
The Keating-Owen Child Labor Act was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson in 1916. It used the Federal Government’s ability to regulate interstate commerce to ban the interstate sale of products made by child labor and limit the working hours of children. Through March 17, 2020.