Tag: old photos
Lynn Ansfield, with her short, historically on-the-nose caption took the top honors in the last photo caption contest. Congrats, Lynn, you’ve won 30% off at the National Archives eStore just in time for the holidays! The Truman Library contains this photo of President Truman receiving a Thanksgiving turkey from members of the Poultry and Egg [...]
Posted by Mary on December 2, 2010, under - Civil War, Photo Caption Contest, Uncategorized.
Tags: black and white photos, National Archives Official Blog, old photos, Photo Caption Contest, snow, weird photos
Let’s hope that our winning captioner John is wrong, because if this was a grand military body odor experiment, this world would smell awful. The actual caption is just as unsettling, however. These two marines are enjoying themselves after a nearby atomic blast. As the caption reads: “The atomic cloud formed by the detonation seems [...]
Zebras, Fruit Stripes gum mascot, firing squads, post modernism . . . what a compendium of cunning captioning! Mr. Tom Mills was up all night last night poring over each comment with a keen eye toward hilarity and utter genius and has selected last week’s winner. In the end Keith Ramsey was dubbed the Captionista [...]
It’s time to “spill” the beans on who won last week’s contest. While we had more fun than a “barrel” of monkeys reading through your comments, settling on a winner was a “sobering” task. We loved Gabby’s “There was some confusion at the onset of the invention of the ‘kegger’ to what exactly the purpose [...]
Posted by Rob Crotty on July 1, 2010, under Photo Caption Contest.
Tags: black and white photos, caption contest, NARA, National archives and records administration recognition day, old photos, Prohibition