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1864 August 27: The Attack on Mobile Bay; Admiral Farragut Straps Himself to Maintop of Ship

We read a small bit about the Battle of Mobile Bay back on August 13, but this is a much fuller description.  The following is from the August 27, 1864, issue of… 1,957 more words

Prescott Journal

One of the nicest things about living on the Hill is the easy access to beautiful parks and grassy lawns.  In the summertime, when it’s light out late, we can walk down to the Library of Congress and the Capitol to enjoy some family time while we play. 78 more words

Gatekeepers

Just a quick word about gatekeepers.

This was my first week in the Washington, D.C. Metro area.  So, like any good researcher on Monday I headed directly for the Library of Congress to get my reader card. 227 more words

Slavery

Sunday Racial Polemic


PG was spending a productive sunday morning. He created a map to the Living Walls grafitti festival. He was in a good mood. Even this link… 408 more words

Race

The Funeral Of Elvis







PG was going to write about some depressing subject. People that are not kind to each other. People in Israel and people in Gaza just don’t seem to get along. 1,653 more words

History

The Fall of the House of Usher

Movie #79 released in 1928 added to the Registry in 2000

The Plot: Based off Edgar Allan Poe’s short story by the same name, about twins living in a cursed house. 164 more words

National Film Registry

820 F Street: Follow Up

In my post yesterday about Selinger’s jewelry store at 820 F Street in Washington, DC, I had asked about that location and what might have been reflected in the windows of the store.  562 more words

Cohen