Tag: Record Group 111
In the Facial Hair Friday spotlight today is a man with a truly impressive set of whiskers. Norton P. Chipman also has a fascinating story to go behind that beard. Chipman was born in 1834 in Ohio, later lived in Iowa, and joined the Union Army after finishing law school. He didn’t spend the entire [...]
Posted by Mary on July 2, 2010, under Facial Hair Fridays.
Tags: Andersonville, beard, civil war, Facial Hair Fridays, famous veterans, national archives, Norton Chipman, Record Group 111, William Shatner
With his goatee and mustache, photographer Mathew Brady himself is an excellent addition to Facial Hair Fridays. In fact, he is the reason we have so many follicle follies to celebrate. There are 6,066 photographs by Brady and his associates in the National Archives collections. Many of the images we’ve looked at and been inspired [...]
Posted by Hilary on June 18, 2010, under - Civil War, Facial Hair Fridays.
Tags: abraham lincoln, civil war, Civil War photography, Clara Barton, Facial Hair Fridays, Jefferson Davis, Mathew Brady, Record Group 111, walt whitman