Archive for April 5, 2009

Victory Sightseeing Co.

Posted in Tourists & Tourism on April 5, 2009 by Kent

Considering how many tourists we have in town right now, this seemed a timely image.victory-sightseeing-co


Sunday Comics

Posted in Sunday Comics on April 5, 2009 by Kent

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This Date in History

Posted in April, Libraries, People on April 5, 2009 by Kent

April 5, 1899: Herbert Putnam, the newly-appointed Librarian of Congress, who succeeded John Russell Young, made his first appearance at the Library and took formal charge of his office. Mr. Putnam arrived in Washington the previous day and called upon President McKinley, but did not go to the Library at that time.herbert-putnam