Daily Archives: Jan 9, 2013

Washington, D.C., circa 1938. "Patrick Brennan, son of the Minister of Ireland, and Mrs. Brennan." Or something like that. One of a series of photographs depicting children of various diplomats speaking from their homes to a radio audience. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

Bizarre title? Check out this great pic of the Irish Minister's son (and cat) giving a brief radio address from his home. Yes, really. The...
Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (survey of locality for public park & site for a presidential mansion) / to accompany report of N. Michler, Major of Eng'rs, Bvt. Brig. Gen'l U.S.A.

Last week we posted a detailed topographical map of Rock Creek ParkĀ from 1866. There were some great comments on it, including GoDCer Elizabeth's observation...

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