A blog about the "Pleibol! In the Barrios and the Big Leagues" exhibit at the National Museum of American History Museum of the Smithsonian Institute and its accompanying traveling display. This exhibit covers America's pastime, baseball, and the Latinos & Latinas who have contributed to the game.
Visiting Washington, D.C. soon? The capital of the United States came to be located on the banks of the Potomac River as the result of a big compromise and some diplomacy displayed by Thomas Jefferson during a dinner at his house (history). Since its humble and swampy beginnings, Washington D.C. has grown into a thriving… Continue reading Government in Action–Visiting the Capitol, White House, & State Department
Things to Do in D.C.--National Archives and Library of Congress As an American historian, there are some sights and cities that I feel compelled to visit—almost as if I'm on a holy quest. Although there are plenty of things to do in Washington, D.C., I want to concentrate on just two historic places—visiting the Library… Continue reading Things to Do in D.C.—National Archives and Library of Congress