Archive for June, 2010
Attorney General, Secretary of War, Supreme Court Justice, inspiration for ZZ-Top? Whether the bearded rock band drew their inspiration from Stanton is unclear, but one thing is certain: Edwin Stanton would have made a fine rock star, playing by his own rules and shaking things up in Washington. In fact, perhaps the most fascinating thing [...]
Posted by Rob Crotty on June 4, 2010, under Facial Hair Fridays.
Tags: abraham lincoln, andrew johnson, ape, attorney general, barricade, beard, civil war, Edwin Stanton, insanity plea, secretary of war, supreme court justice
The Show Me State is showing its appreciation for the work of the National Archives and Records Administration. Governor Jay Nixon has signed a proclamation declaring June 2 as “National Archives and Records Administration Recognition Day” in the great state of Missouri. The proclamation was announced in the presence of our very own Archivist of [...]
Posted by Rob Crotty on June 2, 2010, under News and Events.
Tags: missouri, National archives and records administration recognition day, national personnel records center time capsule, nprc