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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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Aerial view of U.S. Capitol in 1922

Aerial Views of Washington in 1922

These¬†cool old photos shows the city back in 1922, as seen from the air. Source: …

  • JustMy2Cents

    Was talking with a professor from Michigan State who is working on local economic development projects (tough gig). Michigan once had a large movie industry, mainly industrial films – the auto industry used the Michigan companies to produce training and promotion films.

    Curious why Ford produce this, perhaps to promote traveling?

  • mvm

    Here’s another cool one (admittedly, a few decades later) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rssy1RJdLDY

  • Popeye D. Saylorman

    This would be really kick ass if the colorized it.