Daily Archives: Jan 10, 2013

1804 Kearney St. NE

1804 Kearney St. NE in 1921

What a terrific photo of a home in Northeast. This is 1804 Kearney St. NE. Check out the Google Street View of the same property today. It’s not a great angle because the straight-on shot has trees blocking it. [googlemaps¬†https://maps.google.com/maps?q=1804+kearney+Street+Northeast,+Washington,+DC&layer=c&sll=38.931444,-76.978940&cbp=13,317.9,,1,1.7&cbll=38.931143,-76.978758&hl=en&gl=us&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=1804+Kearney+St+NE,+Washington,+District+of+Columbia+20018&ll=38.931444,-76.97894&spn=0.007995,0.011533&t=m&z=14&iwloc=A&panoid=MfN2DUQE2cXQxC0VTqM4Hw&source=embed&output=svembed]

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Vice President’s Daughter in a Swimsuit

Washington, D.C., circa 1937. "Jean Wallace." The daughter of Henry A. Wallace, Secretary of Agriculture and future Vice President, at the Wardman Park Hotel pool.

Click on the link because of the title? Perv. Anyway, this is a photo of Jean Wallace, the daughter of Henry Wallace, who was FDR‘s Vice President before he was dumped for Harry Truman. This was taken in 1937, when …

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Sweeping the White House Lawn

gardeners sweeping the White House lawn

Why are these men sweeping the South Lawn? I have no idea. This photo was taken some time in the 1920s. Actually, just kidding. Those aren’t push brooms, they are bull rakes … at least according to the post on …

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Aerial View of the Red Cross Building

Washington, D.C., circa 1921. "Aerial view looking toward Capitol and Washington Monument." National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

In the foreground, you can see the Red Cross building and in the background, the Washington Monument and the Old Post Office Building. Click on the photo for a larger image. Off in the distance, you can see the Capitol …

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