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Enlistment Papers for Edgar A. Perry [Poe], 05/26/1827
Item from Records of the Adjutant General’s Office. (03/04/1907 - 09/18/1947)
Poe joined the Army at age 18 in Boston. He used a false name, Edgar Perry, and a false age, 22 years old. Poe is described in the document as being 5 feet 8 inches tall with brown hair and gray eyes. Poe succeeded in the military and was promoted to the highest rank for an enlisted man but decided to leave the Army short of his full enlistment. He left the Army on April 15, 1829.
Source: http://go.usa.gov/Dyd6

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Enlistment Papers for Edgar A. Perry [Poe], 05/26/1827

Item from Records of the Adjutant General’s Office. (03/04/1907 - 09/18/1947)

Poe joined the Army at age 18 in Boston. He used a false name, Edgar Perry, and a false age, 22 years old. Poe is described in the document as being 5 feet 8 inches tall with brown hair and gray eyes. Poe succeeded in the military and was promoted to the highest rank for an enlisted man but decided to leave the Army short of his full enlistment. He left the Army on April 15, 1829.

Source: http://go.usa.gov/Dyd6

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Letter from Fidel Castro to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, 11/06/1940 

Item from Records of the Foreign Service Posts of the Department of State. (03/05/1923 - 01/1961)

This letter from tweleve year-old Fidel Castro congratulates President Roosevelt on his re-election and asks the president to send him a ten dollar bill. Presidents receive hundreds of thousands of letters every year from children and adults sharing their concerns and well-wishes with him. 

Source: http://go.usa.gov/j82k

(Source: research.archives.gov)

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First Lady, Lady Bird Johnson Planting a Tree During the Annual Cherry Blossom Festival, Tidal Basin, Washington, DC, 04/06/1965
Item from White House Photo Office Collection. (1963 - 1969)
Lady Bird Johnson is a first lady known for her iconic name and her numerous contributions to the White House, during her husband’s time in office. The unique name is said to have been given to Mrs. Johnson by her caretaker as a child, because she was as pretty as a Lady Bird. To learn more about Lady Bird Johnson and other first ladies, visit http://go.usa.gov/jNse. 
Source: http://go.usa.gov/jN7W

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First Lady, Lady Bird Johnson Planting a Tree During the Annual Cherry Blossom Festival, Tidal Basin, Washington, DC, 04/06/1965

Item from White House Photo Office Collection. (1963 - 1969)

Lady Bird Johnson is a first lady known for her iconic name and her numerous contributions to the White House, during her husband’s time in office. The unique name is said to have been given to Mrs. Johnson by her caretaker as a child, because she was as pretty as a Lady Bird. To learn more about Lady Bird Johnson and other first ladies, visit http://go.usa.gov/jNse

Source: http://go.usa.gov/jN7W

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Day of Infamy Speech, 12/08/194

Item from Records of the U.S. Senate. (03/04/1789 -)

President Franklin Roosevelt made this speech in response to the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941. It begins with the iconic words, “—a date which will live in infamy,” and ends with his signature.

Source: http://go.usa.gov/DEvJ


Nicki Minaj at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards red carpet.


This is the best she has ever looked!

Nicki Minaj at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards red carpet.

This is the best she has ever looked!

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Johnny Depp blowing a kiss to fans in the audience at the MTV Movie Awards

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Johnny Depp blowing a kiss to fans in the audience at the MTV Movie Awards

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Beautiful trees in Hawaii.

Beautiful trees in Hawaii.

The beauty of Oahu.