Latest from the Archives

  • 1977: Happy Valentines Day From Lafayette Square

    A look back at historical parallels between mating rituals in Lafayette Square and Dogpatch USA in 1977. Read more

  • 1940 – William Swekosky’s Second Act

       Late last summer the Archives posted an essay entitled “Trouble In Paradise: Swekosky – The Early Years” https://lafayettesquare.org/1921-swekosky-in-his-early-years-trouble-in-paradise/ In brief review, an amorous young dentist from Preston Place in Lafayette Square got himself in deep water with the ladies. We... Read more

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