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Facial Hair Friday: The Curiously Facial Hairless Members of Lincoln’s Cabinet

Today’s post comes from Nikita Buley, an intern in the National Archives Office of Strategy and Communications. In the late 1700s, as Americans fought for their independence, most men were clean-shaven. As we moved into the 1800s, however, facial hair—elaborate … Continue reading

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