A Shy Toddler, Chubby Baby and Hypnotized Baby

Love these snapshots of life in the 1920s. Look at the chunky monkey on the left (sorry if that’s your grandmother). This is from 1922 and is captioned “playground baby show.”

September 7, 1922. Washington, D.C. "Playground baby show." National Photo Company Collection glass negative.
September 7, 1922. Washington, D.C. “Playground baby show.” National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

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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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Looking east at construction on Arlington Memorial Bridge over the Potomac River in Washington, D.C., in the United States. Note the statue on the partially-constructed pedestal just to the right of the abutments (bottom center). The U.S. Commission of Fine Arts erected this mock-up to determine how high statues on the piers of the bridge should be.

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  • Angry Parakeet

    Is it just my impression, or have babies gotten much better looking?