Today’s Facial Hair Friday post comes from Callie Belback in the National Archives History Office. It's on Charlie Chaplin, who, while in character, wore one of the more iconic fake mustaches in history. Charlie Chaplin poster. (National Archives Identifier 88693638) In 1972, five years before his death, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences … Continue reading Facial Hair Friday: Charlie Chaplin
Today's post comes from Gregory Marose, an intern in the National Archives Office of Strategy and Communications. Each January, as frost and snow cover baseball fields across America, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum provides heartwarming news for fans of our national pastime. This is the season when the Baseball Writers' Association of America … Continue reading Four Patriots from Baseball’s Hall of Fame
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 famous beard (and reindeer) of all. It's like a giant cloud of fluffy white snow around his chin. It's his defining characteristic. In the middle of July when there's an older gentleman on … Continue reading Facial Hair Friday: That’s not a real beard, Santa!
Today's post comes from Gregory Marose, an intern in the National Archives Office of Strategy and Communications. As the calendar turns to August and the summer heat sets in, no topic is hotter than the debt ceiling. Congress has voted to increase the debt limit more than 100 times since it was first established. How … Continue reading Patriotic posters and the debt ceiling