Amazing Photo of Two Boys in Southwest (1942)

Amazing photograph here of two young boys in Southwest during World War II, before the quadrant was pretty much obliterated and rebuilt in the ugly, brutalist style that stands today. What a shame.

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November 1942. Washington, D.C. "Southwest section. Two Negro boys." Large format negative by Gordon Parks, Office of War Information.
November 1942. Washington, D.C. “Southwest section. Two Negro boys.” Large format negative by Gordon Parks, Office of War Information.

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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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