Category Archives: found in the archive
The State of Wyoming began issuing motor vehicle license plates in 1913. Who got plate number 1? The man who wrote the motor vehicle licensing law, state senator Jacob M. Schwoob of Park County. Schwoob continued to apply for, and … Continue reading
Or, should that be the other way around? Most likely, a lot of that depends on where you live. While some areas have been blanketed with snow and have consistently seen below-zero temperatures, other locations in the U.S. have enjoyed … Continue reading
Here’s a photograph from the American Heritage Center’s collections to help mark the beginning of the Chinese New Year, which starts today. 2014 is the year of the horse in the Chinese zodiac calendar.
A stormy night in fall with a full moon… and the skeletons in the cemetery come to life! Do you remember the black and white Disney Cartoon Classic, “The Skeleton Dance”? This 1929 short, part of Disney’s Silly Symphony series … Continue reading
Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to the Rumble in the Stacks, the Anarchy in the Archives, the Chaos in the Complex! Yes, Ladies and Gentlemen, it is the first ever Archives Month cage match among the heroes and heroines in the … Continue reading
On July 25th the US Ambassador to Tunisia, Jake Walles, attended a reception in his honor sponsored by UW’s International Programs and held in the AHC’s George Rentschler Room. Prior to the formal start of the reception—indeed, delaying that start … Continue reading