Casa de Julia Tarafa: Havana’s love affair with art deco blossomed at a time of commercial promise: Cuba had grown rich on the back of the sugar trade – especially during the first world war. Like its neighbour, Miami, across the Florida Straits, where art deco flourished in South Beach and Miami Beach, pastel colours and whimsical motifs were introduced, creating a tropical deco’ look. This private house was designed by architect Angel de Zárraga in 1933. #ArtDeco #Cuba

A spotlight on Havana's art deco heritage – in pictures

Casa de Julia Tarafa: Havana’s love affair with art deco blossomed at a time of commercial promise: Cuba had grown rich on the back of the sugar trade – especially during the first world war. Like its neighbour, Miami, across the Florida Straits, where art deco flourished in South Beach and Miami Beach, pastel colours and whimsical motifs were introduced, creating a tropical deco’ look. This private house was designed by architect Angel de Zárraga in 1933. #ArtDeco #Cuba

I am the communications director for Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett, who represents the US Virgin Islands. I have been working on Capitol Hill for a total of 18 years. I am one of the fortunate few that can say I have worked for four members of Congress and also an officer of the House of Representatives – the chief administrative officer,” Michael J. McQuerry- Jackson State alum

I am the communications director for Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett, who represents the US Virgin Islands. I have been working on Capitol Hill for a total of 18 years. I am one of the fortunate few that can say I have worked for four members of Congress and also an officer of the House of Representatives – the chief administrative officer,” Michael J. McQuerry- Jackson State alum

instagram-y: antique garden portraits from photographer frances benjamin johnston. originally shot from 1915 to the 1930s in black and white, then transformed into hand-colored glass slides that johnston used as a 'powerpoint' presentation during her lectures on horticulture and art.  more at the library of congress flickr photostream, titled 'gardening in color.'

instagram-y: antique garden portraits from photographer frances benjamin johnston. originally shot from 1915 to the 1930s in black and white, then transformed into hand-colored glass slides that johnston used as a 'powerpoint' presentation during her lectures on horticulture and art. more at the library of congress flickr photostream, titled 'gardening in color.'

If there was ever been a buyers market for firearms, magazines and ammunition, 2017 is the year.  Here we are in 2017, have a friend of the 2nd amendment in the White House, GOP controls both houses of Congress, between 2008 and 2016 Democrats have lost over 1,000 state seats, and gun sales are down.[.....]

If there was ever been a buyers market for firearms, magazines and ammunition, 2017 is the year. Here we are in 2017, have a friend of the 2nd amendment in the White House, GOP controls both houses of Congress, between 2008 and 2016 Democrats have lost over 1,000 state seats, and gun sales are down.[.....]

"Las Tejas," Oakleigh Thorne house, 170 Picacho Road, Montecito, California. View from swimming pool pavilion to house. Photographed by Frances Benjamin Johnston. A large collection of beautiful old landscape photos now available to see at the Library of Congress

"Las Tejas," Oakleigh Thorne house, 170 Picacho Road, Montecito, California. View from swimming pool pavilion to house. Photographed by Frances Benjamin Johnston. A large collection of beautiful old landscape photos now available to see at the Library of Congress

Higher Education Act Reauthorization #higher #education #act #of http://rhode-island.remmont.com/higher-education-act-reauthorization-higher-education-act-of/  # Higher Education Act Reauthorization This Higher Education Act (HEA) Reauthorization page offers in-depth analyses from NASFAA staff on key proposals set forth by the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives and a compilation of all NASFAA Today’s News coverage of the HEA Reauthorization . Though a new session of Congress…

Higher Education Act Reauthorization #higher #education #act #of http://rhode-island.remmont.com/higher-education-act-reauthorization-higher-education-act-of/ # Higher Education Act Reauthorization This Higher Education Act (HEA) Reauthorization page offers in-depth analyses from NASFAA staff on key proposals set forth by the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives and a compilation of all NASFAA Today’s News coverage of the HEA Reauthorization . Though a new session of Congress…

Carmine's (DC). "Members of Congress, cabinet secretaries, and Supreme Court Justices have all dined at the family-style Southern Italian restaurant Carmine’s in Penn Quarter (and Speaker of the House John Boehner is a regular)."

Where the VIPs Eat: D.C. Restaurants with Secret Service Entrances

Carmine's (DC). "Members of Congress, cabinet secretaries, and Supreme Court Justices have all dined at the family-style Southern Italian restaurant Carmine’s in Penn Quarter (and Speaker of the House John Boehner is a regular)."

Michelle Obama’s DNC speech was a reminder that slave labor helped build the White House. It helped build these other famous structures, too.

Other famous buildings constructed with slave labor in the United States

Michelle Obama’s DNC speech was a reminder that slave labor helped build the White House. It helped build these other famous structures, too.

Who knew? The president of the United States lives in a national park. Every president since John Adams has called the White House home. The 6-story, 132-room home, in the style of an Irish country manor, is part of the 18-acre grounds we know as President’s Park. Want to tour the White House? Make your request to your member of Congress 6 months in advance.Location: View of Truman Balcony and Ellipse from Constitution Avenue

National Park Sites Near Washington-Baltimore

Who knew? The president of the United States lives in a national park. Every president since John Adams has called the White House home. The 6-story, 132-room home, in the style of an Irish country manor, is part of the 18-acre grounds we know as President’s Park. Want to tour the White House? Make your request to your member of Congress 6 months in advance.Location: View of Truman Balcony and Ellipse from Constitution Avenue

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