Photo Prompt

Daily Photo (5/19/20) – Concealed Identity

Photo — “COncealed Identity, 1952”

Use the photos posted in this feature for writing prompts, warm-up activities, drawing templates or as part of a photo analysis.

1952. “A witness with identity concealed gives evidence in court on narcotics traffic. Washington State, April 1952.”

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On This Day

TODAY IS APRIL 30, 2020!

APRIL 30, 2020

Today is:

Bugs Bunny Day

Day of the Child

National Honesty Day

 National Bubble Tea Day

  International Jazz Day

  National Oatmeal Cookie Day

  National Raisin Day

 

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

ISIAH THOMAS (1961) — American Hall of Fame basketball player and coach
JOHNNY GALECKI (1975) — American actor  (National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Roseanne, The Big Bang Theory)
KIRSTEN DUNST  (1982) — American actress. (Interview with the Vampire, Jumanji, Spider-Man)
GAL GADOT (1985) — Israeli actress and model (Wonder Woman, Justice League)

 

TODAY IN HISTORY

 

 

1789 – George Washington takes the oath of office as the first elected President of the United States on the balcony of Federal Hall in New York City.
1803 – The United States purchases the Louisiana Territory from France for $15 million, doubling the size of the nation.
1812 – The Territory of Orleans ratifies the US Constitution, becoming the 18th state — Louisiana.
1938 – The animated short Porky’s Hare Hunt, featured a character called Happy Rabbit, an early version of Bugs Bunny in his first appearance.
1939 – The New York World’s Fair opens.
1939 NBC begins it’s regularly scheduled broadcast television programming with the showing of FDR’s speech opening the World’s Fair.
1975 The Fall of Saigon: Communist forces gain control of the South Vietnamese capital and the Vietnam War ends with the unconditional surrender of their forces.
Photo Prompt

Daily Photo – Old Stone House, 1865

Photo — “Old Stone House, 1865”

Use the photos posted in this feature for writing prompts, warm-up activities, drawing templates or as part of a photo analysis.

In another “then and now” photo, we’re visiting Richmond where the Ege family home on Main Street has connections to George Washington, the Marquis de Lafayette and Edgar Allan Poe.  Today it’s still standing, and pretty much the same,  as a Poe Museum. [GOOGLE MAPS]

April 1865. Richmond, Virginia. “The Old Stone House — so-called ‘Washington’s headquarters,’ 1916 East Main Street.” Wet plate glass negative.

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