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Day: October 26, 2012

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Heads White House police. Washington, D.C., June 25. Lieut. John M.D. McCubbin was today promoted to Captain of the White House police force. A Member of the force since 1922 he succeeds Capt. A.A. Walters, retired (Library of Congress)

White House Police Captain John McCubbin

Meet John McCubbin, White House police officer in 1922, recently promoted to head the force. Yes, he looks a little stiff. He was born in Virginia to a Scottish father and English mother. His wife, Hattie, was from Maryland, and together they had two daughters, Pauline and Bessie. According to the 1920 (and 1930) U.S. […]

rates of advertising for The National Republican in 1860

Price of Advertising in 1860

Do you work in the newspaper or media world? You will find this fascinating. These are the ad rates for The National Republican in 1861.

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