Day: April 17, 2013

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President and Mrs. Wilson (March 20th, 1920)

White House Chauffeur Francis H. Robinson

This is a great personal story of a behind-the-scenes man. Francis H. Robinson was a long-time chauffeur for the White House, having arrived in Washington back in 1910. Robinson was originally from Massachusetts, born around 1876, and had been driving

Photo shows night view of Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., decorated with electric lights for the first inauguration of President Woodrow Wilson. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008)

Beautiful 1913 Night Photo of Pennsylvania Ave.

You know you’re freaked out about Gmail being down! This will distract you while you can’t access your email. The photo was taken on March 3rd, 1913. It is absolutely amazing. Click on it for a larger version.

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