Daily Archives: Jul 6, 2012

American University Campus in 1899

Drawing of American University's campus from the air by Andrew B. Graham in 1899 (Library of Congress)

I dug this one up in the Library of Congress archives. Look how rural the surrounding area is. Related articles Contribute to the Washington National Monument Society (ghostsofdc.org) Potomac Beach Babes of 1922 (ghostsofdc.org) Old Photo Friday: Women’s Suffrage Parade …

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Food Truck Friday Circa 1928

A street vendor and his radio-equipped cart circa 1928 in Washington, D.C. 4x5 glass negative from the National Photo Company Collection. (Shorpy)

I don’t know about you, but I’m going to hit up the food trucks at Farragut today. I can’t get enough of that chicken on pita. Yum. Here’s a guy working his cart back in 1928 … the good old …

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