Marriott, a Restauranteur Before a Hotel Magnate

Nearly everyone over the age of 40 who grew up in the Washington, D.C. area must recall either eating at or driving by a Hot Shoppes restaurant. The brainchild of J. Willard Marriott, Hot Shoppes featured family-style comfort food, such as burgers, meatloaf, steaks, soups, fries, milkshakes, and numerous desserts. Continue Reading

Ollie Atkins Collection: India 1962

The majority of requests for our Ollie Atkins Collection are for his photographs of presidential politics, covered both as a photojournalist for the Saturday Evening Post, and later as the chief White House photographer during the Nixon administration. There is a lot more to his work, however, than just his Continue Reading