November 26, 2013

Hotel Washington advertisement from 1918

1918 Ad for Hotel Washington (Now W Hotel)

Currently the W Washington, DC, the Hotel Washington was one of the finest in the city when it was completed. Below is a cool old advertisement from 1918. Source: Library of Congress @GhostsofDC Have you ever done a story on...

David L. Yulee (U.S. National Archives)

First Jewish Senator Supported Florida’s Secession

We came across some interesting history while digging through the rabbit hole that is Wikipedia. David Levy Yulee, of Florida, was not only one of the first senators from that state, but he was also the first Jewish senator. He...