A Mustached American Tragedy: Remembering Thomas E. Dewey

On March 15, 2016, by AMI Staff

In these times of bare-faced presidential elective politics, the hearts of the global facial hair community is heavy. The day was March 4, 1913, and unbeknownst to the American populous, a seachange was about to occur in presidential politics. Woodrow Wilson was inaugurated President of the United States, and it marked the end of the last [...]

Mustache Showdown: Roosevelt vs. Taft

On October 27, 2015, by AMI Staff

Fact: No person of Mustached American heritage has occupied 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue since President William Howard Taft served as the 27th President of the United States, which is why his ruggedly handsome face was one of the first entrants into the International Mustache Hall of Fame. In 1904, President Theodore Roosevelt — also a person [...]

AMI, PITTSBURGH CITY OFFICIALS SET TO UNVEIL INTERNATIONAL MUSTACHE HALL OF FAME INAUGURAL CLASS

On March 5, 2015, by AMI Staff

On Monday, March 9, which commemorates the passing of William Howard Taft — the last Mustached American President — the American Mustache Institute and City of Pittsburgh officials will unveil the inaugural class of the International Mustache Hall of Fame (MustacheHall.com). While the International Mustache Hall of Fame will initially be virtual, a search for [...]

One Hundred Years: The Legacy of Taft

On March 4, 2013, by AMI Staff

The day was March 4, 1913, and, unbeknownst to the American populous, a seachange was about to occur in presidential politics. Indeed, on that day of great sadness, Woodrow Wilson was inaugurated President of the United States. His presidency, of course, is broadly considered the weakest in American history. Perhaps, as presidential history Doris Kearns [...]

Historical Mustache Acceptance Circa 2006

On September 1, 2006, by AMI Staff

With a deep history of mustache discrimination in the United States and across the globe, the American Mustache Institute is committed to delving into the atrocities that have accompanied the mustache throughout history. And while some may say that U.S. mustache discrimination is overblown, to AMI, it is clear. Indeed, why has Geraldo Rivera never [...]