What a great shot. I only wish we knew this guy’s name, where he lived, what he did and what happened to him. He was a taxi driver in Washington around 1935 when this photograph was taken.

taxi driver in Washington around 1935
taxi driver in Washington around 1935
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As you can see, I’m coming across a number of great photos this evening and sharing them piecemeal … be prepared for a big photo week coming up!

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.