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When a teenage Fidel Castro wrote to FDR

Scouring through the National Archives digital collection you might come across a few choice items from time to time.  Take, for example, this letter, dated November 6, 1940.

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Presidential Mustaches in Movember History

No-Shave-November is in full swing across the United States.  For those of you wondering why your significant other has been trying to grow either a magnificent face squirrel, full beard, or lame, spotty attempt at either, it’s all for charity!  The month-long campaign (sometimes known as #Movember) is used to raise awareness for men’s health issues such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, or suicide. You can find out more about the campaign here.

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