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The State Department Refused to Make a Reciprocal Trade Agreement with Cupid: Reflections on Social Interaction in Washington, DC
In this article, we observe a great tongue-in-cheek opening line from the December 2, 1936 copy of the Washington Post. We reflect on the continuity and change of social interaction in DC, from exclusive "hospitalities" to the incorporation of social media.
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Hilltop Football Victory Wins Bride for Student: The 1928 Story of Marjorie Morris and F Stanley Nishwitz
In 1928, a football victory at Georgetown University resulted in a surprise wedding for Marjorie Morris and F Stanley Nishwitz. Read the story of this unique bet and the final score that rang the wedding bells!
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The Waller-Stuart Wedding of 1887: Daughter of Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart Weds in Staunton, VA
Learn about the wedding of Virginia Pelham Stuart, daughter of Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart, to Robert Page Waller in Staunton, VA in 1887.
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A Night Out in Washington D.C. - From Dinner with President Taft to a Local Engagement Party in 1912
Delve into a night out in Washington D.C. in 1912, from dinner with President Taft to a local engagement party. Read the excerpt from the Washington Post and photos of the guests. Plus, find out what happened two years later.
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