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What are archives? Archives are the first-hand, informational materials coming from the people and the time you are studying.  Archival materials for Route 66 might include postcards, photographs, oral histories, maps, advertisements, and films, as well as large groups of records of Route 66 businesses and government offices, and the personal accounts and records of people who traveled or lived along the route. Did you know there are more than 25 American Indian tribes that live along the route?  There are