Thursday, March 5th, 2015

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Washington, D.C. Corner store which is patronized by Mrs. Ella Watson, a government charwoman

GoDCers, check this out. It's a photo taken in August of 1942 showing two buildings on 11th St. The photo was taken from Ella...
Columbia Heights homes

Here is an ad from The Evening Star printed on Saturday, September 14th, 1912 (seven weeks later Woodrow Wilson was elected president -- and...
sign at the National Zoo

Here is an amusing (though I don't believe intentionally) sign that was posted in the National Zoo. The photo was taken in May of...
F Street in the 1910s - Harris & Ewing

This is an incredible old photo of F Street some time in the mid-1910s. Source: Library of Congress Check out this great photo of F Street from...

If you don't live in or close to 16th Street Heights, you probably don't know where it is. Okay, you know it's near 16th...
Oak View - home of President Cleveland - Oct. 3, 1897

We're guessing a good number of you know the answer to this. There's also a good group of you who don't know, are quite curious,...
Arlington County in the 1700s

How cool is this old map of Arlington? It shows Arlington County as it looked in the 18th century. By the way, do you...

This is a guest post by Angela Harrison Eng. I’ve been to D.C.’s Chinatown a number of times. I even remember passing the Wok and...
October 29, 1925. Washington, D.C. "Melvin Jones, 5, who pierced heart with scissors."

Here's a super crazy story. The boy below is Melvin Jones, five years old, who lived at 210 9th St. NE with his family....