Archive for February, 2011
We’re excited to pass the winning torch to our reader Michael P., whose caption met the high standard of our guest judge, National Archives editrix Maureen MacDonald. Congratulations, Michael P! You can use your 30% discount at the Archives eStore to buy something to read by lantern light. The actual caption on the photo in the Kennedy Library is [...]
These days, the average NFL player receives about $1.2 million a year, not a bad paycheck for throwing around the old pigskin. After all, that’s three times what the President makes (though he does get free limo rides), and plenty more than your average blogger does (sigh). But in 1935, playing football wasn’t the glitzy [...]
Posted by Rob Crotty on February 2, 2011, under - Presidents, Myth or History.
Tags: $110 bucks, Detroit Lion, football, Gerald Ford Presidential Library, Navy, Packers, President Ford, Steelers, Superbowl, White House, Yale