Man Ogles Woman Near Russell Building (1943)

We’re sharing a ton of great old photos this week and this is a great moment, frozen in time from 1943.

It’s a shot of a soldier, sitting near a woman posing for a photograph. If you look closer at the man, it appears that he’s eyeing the woman.

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1943. On maneuvers in wartime Washington. "A soldier and a woman in a park, with the Old [Russell] Senate Office Building behind them." 4x5 Kodachrome transparency, photographer unknown. Office of War Information.
1943. On maneuvers in wartime Washington. “A soldier and a woman in a park, with the Old [Russell] Senate Office Building behind them.” 4×5 Kodachrome transparency, photographer unknown. Office of War Information.

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  • joe

    Apart from the ogling, and I’m aware its 70 years ago, but its amazing how much the trees are so small compared to present day.