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Facial Hair Friday: That’s not a real beard, Santa!

I was going to try to find another bearded man to feature, but it’s practically Christmas Eve, and let’s face it, Santa Claus has the most famousĀ beard (and reindeer) of all. It’s like a giant cloud of fluffy white snow … Continue reading

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Facial Hair Friday: Our very own beard!

If you visited the National Archives in Washington, DC, last year and waited in line on the Constitution Avenue side of the building on your way to see our Charters of Freedom, you may have seen a red cart with … Continue reading

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Facial Hair Friday: Sounding the bearded YAWP

Walt Whitman, ca. 1860-ca. 1865 (111-B-2245). Song of My BeardĀ  (with apologies to the original Whitman poem!) 1. I celebrate my beard, and sing my beard, And what I grow you shall grow For every follicle belonging to me as … Continue reading

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Facial Hair Friday: A bushy beard, a murder, and a missing arm

Today’s Facial Hair Friday is not a case of mistaken identity. Jefferson Davis was arrested for murder. But this Jefferson Davis was not the president of the Confederate States. This one was a Union officer, with nearly the same name. … Continue reading

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