LOC finds of the day

Historic June 23, 2011 8:29 am

fancying straw hats on this dreary day..

Louisiana Senator blossoms out in first straw hat and yells, 'It's a hit!' Washington, D.C., April 21. Senator Allen J. Ellender went to the ball game between the Nats and the Yankees today. He proved it was spring because he wore a panama hat and yelled like a true baseball fan -LOC

Library of Congress

Trying on a new straw hat in Mr. M. W. Lipford's general store in Franklin. Heard County, Georgia - LOC

Fourth of July parade at Takoma Park - LOC

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