Your photos, then and now

Today's post comes from National Archives Office of Strategy and Communications staff writer Rob Crotty. Last week we asked our readers to share photos that match up with some old images we have in our library. We got two responses that really show just how much things have changed in Washington, DC. See our then … Continue reading Your photos, then and now

Facial Hair Friday: The Brooklyn Bridge

It's a nineteenth-century twist on six degrees of separations--except Gen. Gouverneur K. Warren isn't connected to Kevin Bacon. Along with his mustache and soul patch,┬áhe's two degrees of separation from the Brooklyn Bridge. Warren was one of 12 children. His sister Emily came to visit him at his headquarter when he was commanding the Fifth … Continue reading Facial Hair Friday: The Brooklyn Bridge