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Facial Hair Friday: Sounding the bearded YAWP

Walt Whitman, ca. 1860-ca. 1865 (111-B-2245). Song of My Beard  (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: Tribute to Mathew Brady

With his goatee and mustache, photographer Mathew Brady himself is an excellent addition to Facial Hair Fridays. In fact, he is the reason we have so many follicle follies to celebrate. There are 6,066 photographs by Brady and his associates … Continue reading

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What should I read next?

Boy reading a magazine at the Manzanar Relocation Center (538076) Four times a year in Prologue magazine, we feature an interview with an author who has written a book that draws on the holdings of the National Archives. So, far … Continue reading

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