Fourth of July gathering at the home of Mayor Bob Fowler of Helen, Georgia, near Robertstown, after a holiday parade. Ah, summer! Just the thought of it brings to mind ocean waves, picnics at the park, umbrellas by a poolside. And, of course, the 4th of July! Whether you’re barbecuing with a couple of … Continue reading The Fourth on Foursquare 2.0
This post was written by Ryan Butler, a student intern with the Social Media Team at the National Archives. "Photograph of fireworks going off in the night sky by the Washington Monument, during ceremonies celebrating the 175th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence., 07/04/1951." ARC ID 200339 Summer is upon us and Americans across the nation are … Continue reading The Fourth on Foursquare!
Documerica was a photo project commissioned by the Environmental Protection Agency in the 1970s to document life, people, and the environment across the United States. These photos are a slice of life from New Ulm, Minnesota to South Beach, Florida and everywhere in between. http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649 In honor of Environmental Awareness month and Earth Day on … Continue reading Keeping our planet beautiful, one Foursquare tip at a time!
The National Archives and Presidential Libraries & Museums have joined Foursquare, a location-based social media network. In order to find out why we joined let’s dive into what Foursquare is all about. Foursquare enables users to check-in and leave tips at nearby locations such as restaurants, businesses, landmarks, bars and other geographic locations from their … Continue reading National Archives joins Foursquare!