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Photo of the Day – 6/24/13 (Midgets for Coolidge, 1924)

Daily Photo — “Midgets for Coolidge, 1924”

Use the photos posted in this feature for writing prompts, warm-up activities, drawing templates or as part of a photo analysis.

“January 23, 1924. Washington, D.C. “Midget.” News item, Jan. 20: “The first organized touring Coolidge Marching Club to work for the nomination of the president comes to Washington Sunday morning. It is composed of 25 European midgets, headed by I.S. Rose, New Englander and impresario. The midgets wear buttons and ribbons on which is inscribed ‘Coolidge 1925.'”” (Source: Shorpy)

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Posted by on June 24, 2013 in Daily Photo


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Video of the Day – 3/8/13 (Gerrymandering)

Daily Video — Gerrymandering

We often hear the term gerrymandering around election time, but what does it mean? What does gerrymandering do?  Why is it important come election time?  How in the world does it work?  Today’s Video from TED helps explain and answer all these questions.

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Posted by on March 8, 2013 in Daily Video


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