This is a great print done by Charles Magnus, sometime in the 19th century. Source: Library of Congress
Wow, what a cool old photo from the 1950s.
Below are two photos from a 1913 women’s suffrage meeting on 15th St.
Wow, this one is great. I wish I had a higher resolution version of this. This looks like a view up 15th Street with the Treasury Department on the left. Source: old-pictures.com
We love these awesome panorama shots. This one is from 1905. Source: Library of Congress
Andrew J. ‘Cy’ Cummings was a larger- than-life figure in the early 1900’s in Chevy Chase, a football star at Georgetown, a successful farmer, a politician and a sportsman. Known as ‘Big Cy, he made a big impression on nearly ...
I don’t remember if this one was posted, but it’s amazing. It shows the city as it looked in 1915. Yes, the image below looks miniature … click on it for a larger version. Source: Library of Congress
GoDCer Bob sent in this photo of a man putting up new street signs for Missouri Ave. The photo is from 1946.
This is pretty cool. Look at it today on Google Street View. And check it out back in the early 1920s. Source: Library of Congress
Here is a series of cool old photos from Alexandria taken on September 23rd, 1940. Source: Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection
This is a shocking old photo from 1962. These neo-Nazis are protesting in front of the White House during the Cuban Missile Crisis (October 14th to 28th, 1962), pushing for President Kennedy to invade Cuba. Source: Penn State Special Collections ...
Now this is interesting. It’s a map from 1891 that shows the street sweeping schedule. Source: Library of Congress
This is now the National Building Museum. What an amazing photo. Source: Shorpy
This is what a traffic jam looked like on 15th St. right next to the Treasury Department around 1915. These two photos were from the Library of Congress. Source: Library of Congress Source: Library of Congress
I can’t make out the sign above the door at left, can you? I’d like to do a little digging on this collapsed building. The photo is labeled as “1913 Washington, DC storm.” Source: old-pictures.com