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  • Jan 25 2008
  • 25 Jan 2008

The Cabildo: A Walk Through Louisiana’s Past

The Cabildo
701 Chartes St.
Jackson Square, New Orleans LA
Admission $6 Adult/$5 Student

  • Jan 25 2008
  • 25 Jan 2008

Military General Staff Collar Insignia

The U.S. military, like any military around the world, identifies its military specialties by uniquely designed patches, ribbons, badges, pins and other items.

Below are the general staff and higher rank collar insignia as described by the U.S. Army Institute of Heraldry:

  • Jan 24 2008
  • 24 Jan 2008

Flag of Iraq to Change

The Associated Press today announced that Iraq’s parliament voted to change the national flag of Iraq. The current national flag (on the top far left) consists of three horizontal stripes of red, white, and black with three green stars in the white stripe with the Takbir, the words ‘Allahu Akbar’ or ‘God is Great’, in green stylized Arabic calligraphy in between the stars.

  • Jan 24 2008
  • 24 Jan 2008

Campaign Biographies

The campaign biography has been with us in some form or fashion since the beginning of American politics.

  • Jan 23 2008
  • 23 Jan 2008

Inaugural Medals

It is well known that the United States Mint manufacturers the currency and coinage of the United States. What isn’t well known is that there are skilled craftsman who also shape American history in bronze medals and medallions for everyone to own and share.

Created in 1792, the U.S. Mint has been the primary source of coinage in the United States, but in their own words:

  • Jan 22 2008
  • 22 Jan 2008

The National WWII Museum: A Modern Experience of the Historical Part 2

WWII Museum: Pacific Front Exhibit
945 Magazine, New Orleans LA
Adult Admission $14
Student Admission $8
Child $6

  • Jan 22 2008
  • 22 Jan 2008

Something Old, Something New: The French Market

The French Market
New Orleans, LA

  • Jan 21 2008
  • 21 Jan 2008

Making Paper from Paper

Magazines can be one of those collections that just happened – you weren’t planning on collecting but you just couldn’t get rid of those great issues. There were articles you still planned to read or great writing you might need to reference in the future – recipes, an editorial, beautiful pictures. Next thing you know, you’ve become a collector!

  • Jan 21 2008
  • 21 Jan 2008

Geek Speak New Comic Day Edition 1/16/08

It’s Wednesday and that means it’s time for the first “New Comic Book Day” edition of Geek Speak! Every Wednesday I’ll be ranting and raving about the new books and giving you an idea on what us geeks are reading/collecting. So, enough talk, lets get down to the meat of the matter! It’s new comic day!

  • Jan 20 2008
  • 20 Jan 2008

Secret Service Collectibles Part II

This is an expanded list of Secret Service collectibles, particularly as it relates to the declassified security pins worn by VIPs within the White House compound. They are occasionally numbered.