Spring Flowers at the White House in 1929

This is a photograph taken on March 23rd, 1929 from the South Lawn of the White House.

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Spring flowers in the National Capitol--The magnolias are the first to bloom
Spring flowers in the National Capitol–The magnolias are the first to bloom

Source: Library of Congress

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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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