In an American historic house in Washington DC, home to DACOR, an association of US Foreign Service Officers, TALIM Director presents the Tangier American Legation, home of centuries of American diplomats in Morocco.
Do Something! for the Legation – advocate, lobby, write a letter – to the editor, or to your Senator.
The US Diplomacy Center in Washington, and the Tangier American Legation museum in Morocco, tell the story of American diplomacy.
Money is good, but an investment of time to rally resources for the Tangier American Legation should be our 2013 resolution.
Théâtre Darna films and reenacts the centuries-long Portuguese presence in Tangier.
The restored Moulay Hafid Palace 1912 – 2012 and the centenary of the establishment of protectorate Morocco has had its occasional magazine article, but so far I haven't seen any mention of the 100th birthday of what has been called Tangier's most beautiful building. Moulay Hafid Palace, also known locally as the Palais des … Read more Moulay Hafid Palace: 100 Years Young
The Tangier American Legation Pavilion; photo by Elizabeth Gill Lui Though it is emblematic of the entire institution, the Pavilion was the last of the historic Legation buildings erected in this collection of structures built around and over pedestrians-only America Street in Tangier's medina. Here's what Honor Bigelow wrote of the building 80 years … Read more Legation Pavilion: Endangered National Treasure
http://www.pbs.org/wned/war-of-1812/home Today's post is an admission of ignorance, prompted by the resurgence of interest in the War of 1812 between Britain and the United States, with its bicentennial commemorations (check the PBS link above, plus this great Navy/Marine/Coast Guard site, "Our Flag Was Still There"). With the resources at hand (8,000 volume library, JSTOR database … Read more Moroccan Questions for War of 1812 Experts
This November will mark the 70th anniversary of Operation Torch, when Allied forces converged on North Africa and eventually drove Axis forces from the continent. US Army Photograph by Sgt. Robert A. Edwards, Signal Corps, week of January 17, 1943. From the papers of OSS officer Gordon Browne, Tangier American Legation The barely … Read more On Memorial Day, Reminders of 1942 Allied Landings
Tangier American Legation circa 1910 Over 100 years ago, in 1910, an organization called the American Embassy Association published an illustrated book entitled American Embassies, Legations, and Consulates Mean Better Foreign Business. You can leaf through the book here, courtesy Cornell University Library. The above photo – which we have in our collection of … Read more Better Legations Mean Better Image Abroad