Mt. Pleasant Paperboys Collect Scrap Paper on Ingleside Terrace for the War Effort

Back from lunch? Check this cool photo out from World War II.

This is a great photo of some schoolboys going door to door on what appears to be Ingleside Terrace in Mount Pleasant in May 1942. What do you think? Check out the Google Street View below.

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Washington, D.C. Salvage drive, Victory Program. Schoolboy volunteers to go from house to home collecting scrap paper
Washington, D.C. Salvage drive, Victory Program. Schoolboy volunteers to go from house to home collecting scrap paper

It looks like the home in the middle is 1807 Ingleside Terrace. The Google Street View is the same set of homes.

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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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