Last week’s photo of men swinging from the trees inspired many noteworthy captions, from the Pirates of Penzance to pigeon interception. Overwhelmed by choice, we turned to our guest judge James Kratsas of the Gerald R. Ford Museum in Michigan. James was also overwhelmed—by grim memories of dancing at weddings, and he chose Marene B’s caption. [...]
Posted by Hilary on June 9, 2011, under - Presidents, Photo Caption Contest, What's Cooking.
Tags: caption contest, eStore, Ford Presidential Library, Michigan, pole-climbing, President Ford
Although we were greatly amused by the suggestions of dam building, weather predictions, and rodent chili recipes, we eventually decided on Amy’s caption, which combined the history of the Cilivian Conservation Corps with the Depression and managed to be funny! Amy, check your email for your code for 15% off in our eStore! So…are these [...]
This week’s winner is PaulO, who won us over with his creepy and vaguely dystopian caption “I am product # 751600.” He wins 30% off a numbered product of his choosing at our eStore. And if you think this tube is an escape route from child-shaped robots run amok, you would be partially right! This picture [...]
Posted by Hilary on September 30, 2010, under Photo Caption Contest.
Tags: american history, caption contest, eStore, NARA, national archives, National archives and records administration, odd history, Pieces of History, prologue blog, Prologue magazine, random history, weird US history