Sometimes, for an archivist, what you learn while looking up other things is more interesting than the original topic. Recently a patron sought information on Herbert Hoover’s dealings with Cuba. 495 more words
One hundred years ago the Chicago White Sox defeated the New York Giants in that year’s (1917) World Series.
The two teams each experiencing woeful seasons, expected for the projected 69 win White Sox and utterly disappointing for the “projected” 88 win Giants, meet in a meaningless series beginning tonight in Chicago. 135 more words
by Matthew Schaefer
Even before entering the White House, the Hoovers determined that they would need to escape Washington DC’s notorious summer heat and humidity. Given their love of the outdoors, the Hoovers’ purchase and development of a summer camp on the Rapidan River in Virginia came as no surprise. 458 more words