I’m reblogging this for Molly. Monopoly has been played a lot in my house and we even had a Monopoly-themed birthday party for Molly all those years ago… Because of that birthday party I know a lot of Monopoly trivia, but somehow I did not know the game’s birthday was so close to Molly’s.
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- Holding It Together: From Red Tape to GrommetsIn celebration of American Archives Month we’re looking at some of the many fasteners and seals found in records at the National Archives. Today’s post comes from Rachel Bartgis, conservator technician at the National Archives at College Park, MD. Early 19th-century government clerks relied on ribbon, pins, thread, sealing wax, and wafers to hold their … Con […]