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Civil War Enigma: A Comfortable Story

It’s not unusual to see mention of the Civil War in my local newspaper; after all, I do live in Richmond, Virginia, the former capital of the Confederacy. 1,130 more words

Random Ruminations

MARC21 Geographic Code Missing

The Library of Congress publishes a set of the standard Geographic Codes that go into catalogue Machine Readable Catalogue (MARC) records. This is now called… 405 more words

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Monet and Shakespeare Walk Into A Bar...

 How little you feel underneath the sun and Capitol building.

I was finally able to go to the National Gallery of Art. Words can’t describe how magnificent that collection of art is. 934 more words

Washington DC: Capital, Library of Congress, Smithsonian Natural History Museum, Smithsonian National Gallery of Art West Museum and The Sculpture Garden

9/25/14 Thursday in Colonial Beach,VA (Harbor View Campground-TT/OW)

It was cold, dark and rainy but we were on our way by 6:38am, meeting Leila of U.S. 483 more words

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1864 September 24: General Hooker—“Some are crying peace; but there can be no peace where there is no peace!"

The following is from The Prescott Journal of September 24, 1864.

Some of the Copperhead papers are stating that Gen. HOOKER [Joseph Hooker] supports the Chicago nominations.  486 more words

Prescott Journal