Richard Nixon’s Guide To Leisure

Serving as President of the United States is clearly a 24/7 job. However, just because you happen to be the leader of one of the world’s superpowers, it doesn’t mean you can’t have a bit of downtime. Richard Nixon shows how it’s done: 1. Bowling The White House has its Continue Reading

Rare Franklin D. Roosevelt Photograph

While completing a formal appraisal on the Roy Rosenzweig papers, the appraiser found this photograph of FDR in 1934. What is unusual about the photograph is that it shows FDR using a cane and leg braces visible at the bottom of his pants. FDR used a cane and leg braces Continue Reading

Not Just Another Library Preservation Video!

As you know, this week is National Library Week, and George Mason University Libraries and Special Collections & Archives has teamed up to create a video to educate library users on the proper care of library materials. This latest installment in what has become a a cottage industry among hip Continue Reading