Facial Hair Friday: Elvis has NOT left the building

Are these the most famous sideburns in music history? They might be the most famous sideburns in the National Archives. If you are a fan of Elvis, you've seen the photograph: Nixon and Elvis shaking hands in the White House. This is the most-requested image in our holdings.¬†The¬†quirky story behind the meeting of the King … Continue reading Facial Hair Friday: Elvis has NOT left the building

The draft dodgers of 1944

Today's post comes from National Archives Office of Strategy and Communications staff writer Rob Crotty. Behind the barbed wire of the Japanese internment camp at Heart Mountain Relocation Center in Wyoming, a few men received their orders to report for duty. It was 1944, and they had been drafted. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor … Continue reading The draft dodgers of 1944