Daily Archives: Jan 7, 2013

Good Hope Road in 1916

Anacostia and Good Hope Road in 1916

Take a look at how different Good Hope Road in Anacostia looked in 1916. And below is the Google Map of the same area, with a pin marking the intersection of Good Hope Road and 19th Pl. SE.

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View of the White House’s East Wing

The White House East Wing as viewed from the south

We love this old photo of the White House, which we found in the Library of Congress’ archives. There is not date on it, but since there is no Truman Balcony, it’s likely some time in the 1920s or 1930s.

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Guy Flies Plane Off White House Lawn

Harry Atwood takes off from the South Lawn - July 14th, 1911

This is a great picture, shared by GoDCer Mike, showing Harry Atwood, taking off from the South Lawn of the White House. This photo was taken on July 14th, 1911. Atwood had traveled all the way from Boston, at the …

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