This page from the Washington Herald, published on February 5th, 1922, shows a number of hardware stores selling Buffalo Paints in the D.C. area. Learn more about this historic advertisement and its significance today.
Learn about the history of Inaugural Balls, 100 years ago with a look at the front page of the Washington Herald on Friday, January 17th, 1913. Discover the austerity of Obama's second term mirrored in the desires articulated by newly elected President Woodrow Wilson.
Take a step back in time and explore the history behind the Washington Herald's headline from November 29th, 1906: "From a Little Acorn - A Sturdy Oak Did Grow." Learn more about the story behind this memorable front page.
Take a look back to December 20th, 1920 with this page from The Washington Herald. Learn about the "Merchant of Venice" performed by Gonzaga students and the Mardi Gras-themed inaugural ball for Warren G. Harding.
This blog post explores a real estate advertisement from 1911 for Fairlawn in Anacostia, DC. It provides a harsh window into a very different and blatantly racist time in Washington. Read to learn more about this area's history.