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
Â Â Last fall the staff of SC&A had the opportunity to produce a short film about economist James Buchanan for the annual lecture series bearing his name. The film is titled Daring to Be Different: Reflections on the Life and Work of James BuchananÂ and runs about eight minutes. It Continue Reading
Special Collections and Archives staff recently completed the processing of the Leonard H. Clark collection.Â The collection largely consists of documents, photographs, and memorabilia from Clark’s time in the United States Air Force during World War II.
Here’s a few more photographs from this series.
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