Sunday, November 29, 2020
Saturday, November 21, 2020
Uncle Sam is depicted cutting the turkey for Thanksgiving dinner with various naturalized citizens following the ratification of the 14th Amendment in 1868.
Monday, November 16, 2020
King George III toasting muffins, satire by James Gillray in 1791.
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Following the attack on Fort Sumter in April 1861, four thousand soldiers moved into the newly remodeled Capitol. Men from Mass. quickly built two ovens in the basement to make the bread portion of their rations. Other ovens were built, producing 65,000 loaves a day (24/7) for a year and a half.