Monthly Archives: March 2012

Thanks again to Arin over at HuffPost for the interview. We saw a giant traffic bump from it and hopefully gained a group of...
Bridge suicides headline

I came across a sad and shocking article in the Washington Post from Saturday, July 20th, 1946. Three men jumped to their deaths off...
Front page of Washington Times on March 10th, 1919

I'm a dog lover. I'm a huge dog lover and so is my wife (Marley and Me was a difficult movie to watch). When...
Pauline Floyd in 1922 (Library of Congress)

Pauline Floyd was a pioneer and an excellent role model for women pursing a career in law. Not only did she enter the legal...
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Continuing the Anglo-American theme of today, here is a second video of a British Prime Minister in Washington. Winston Churchill took a steamship through German...
Taking off from the South Lawn (Smithsonian)video

President Eisenhower needed a quick and effective way to travel from Washington to his summer home in Rhode Island. Air Force One was too...

Look at this photo from 1910. It's amazing. That's the Executive Office Building on the left and the West Wing on the right ......
Self-portrait by Johnston, dressed as a man, sporting a fake mustache and holding a bicycle, ca. 1890 (Wikipedia)

In honor of Women's History Month, Cultural Tourism D.C. put up the first of hopefully many Frances "Fannie" Benjamin Johnston posts on Tumblr. She was a...
The Washington Monument

The next "Three Things..." post will be about one of the most iconic monument in our city: The Washington Monument. Since the cornerstone was laid...
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America was going through some really rough times in 1979, with a gloomy economy, a major oil crisis and the recent hostage situation in...

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