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Speaking of flowers ...

ON THIS DATE in 1967, eighteen-year-old George Harris was photographed placing a flower in the rifle of a National Guardsman during an anti-Vietnam War demonstration in Washington, D.C. 88 more words

Harry P. Godwin: retires from Evening Star

Washington Evening Star, 26 April 1897, p. 5.

Washington Evening Star, 3 May 1897, p. 4. 7 more words

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Rachel Cohen and her Descendants: The Last Chapter of the Family of Hart Levy Cohen

Finally, I come to the youngest child of Moses Sr. and Adeline Cohen, Rachel Cohen.  This line is the last line of the extended family tree of Hart Levy and Rachel Jacobs Cohen, my great-great-great grandparents.  2,476 more words


The Madison Building: Library or office space?

You might know from reading Caroline’s blog post about the beginnings of the James Madison Memorial Building that former ACLS President Dr. Frederick Burkhardt was an important player in helping secure the Madison Building for the Library of Congress when the plans were first developed. 1,048 more words


Jack Germond, 1928 - 2013 RIP

Jack W. Germond, syndicated columnist and political pundit – best remembered, by me, as the acerbic liberal voice on the conservative TV show, The McLaughlin Group – has… 67 more words