Photos of the New Willard Hotel in the Early 1900s

Here is a great series of photos taken by Frances Benjamin Johnston. They show the New Willard around the time of its completion in 1904.

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registration desk at the New Willard
registration desk at the New Willard
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dining room at the New Willard
dining room at the New Willard
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New Willard's lobby
New Willard’s lobby
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The New Willard
The New Willard
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The New Willard
The New Willard

 

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The New Willard
The New Willard

 

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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