Elephants on Parade

Clearly, this is not something you will see today … or, is it?

December 5, 1923. Probably Washington, D.C. 4x5 glass negative, National Photo Company Collection, Library of Congress.
December 5, 1923. Probably Washington, D.C. 4×5 glass negative, National Photo Company Collection, Library of Congress.

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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  • Ayanna

    Not only would you not see this today, you wouldn’t see this at the National zoo!

  • I have a question. Are the newspapers you’re using digitilized? You have some great sources. Just wondering. TY

  • Sarah

    There is still an elephant parade every year when the circus comes to town. They walk them over to the Verizon Center, accompanied by clowns.