Daily Archives: Aug 27, 2012

Woman Dies in Flames; Husband Sleeps Through It

newspaper headline - December 5th, 1916 (Washington Post)

Here we have another bizarre article from the Washington Post, published on December 5th, 1916. This one was sent to us by GoDCer John (i.e., our inspiration and Mr.¬†Streets of Washington). Mrs. Mabel E. Bates, 38 years old, wife of …

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White House Photographers in 1918

press correspondents and photographers on the White House lawn - 1918

This is a great one to kick off our new Ghosts of DC design. This photograph shows a group of White House photographers from the press pool, standing on the South Lawn back in 1918.

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