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This is a cool PBS video dug up by GoDCer Joe and sent along to share with all of you. You may have already seen this, but if you haven't, you'll love this. http://vimeo.com/116551250 Pretty gre...

December 28, 1925. "G.J. Mueller Fire." A five-alarm fire at George J. Mueller Candy Co. in Chinatown at 336 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W., in view of the Capitol. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

Here's an article from The Washington Post in 1925 about a nasty fire in a candy company building on Pennsylvania Avenue just after Christmas. A Spectacular five-alarm fire in the wholesale can...

"Dulles International Airport, Chantilly, Virginia, 1958-63. Eero Saarinen, architect. Mobile lounge, control tower and terminal." All we need now is an airplane. Medium format negative by Balthazar Korab.

Dulles Airport has an almost Mad Men like romanticism, even though these mobile lounges were a giant pain in the ass. The photo below is another angle in black and white of this photo we posted a long...

1935. Washington, D.C. "View looking down from U.S. Capitol dome, West Front." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

This photo is going to give you vertigo. It's a view looking down from the Capitol Dome. Click on it for greater details. Source: Shorpy

December 1918 in Washington, D.C. "Christmas dinner for horses." That tree looks mighty tasty! Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

Merry Christmas everyone. We are rapidly approaching 2015 and Ghosts of DC's third anniversary! It's pretty crazy to think about that. Below is a photo from Christmas 1918. In the background you ca...

inside Woodward & Lothrup

'Tis the season. Many native Washingtonians will look back on the days of Woodies with great fondness. Especially if you grew up having your parents take you to see the wonderful Christmas decorations...

Cuban Embassy

We need some help pinpointing the dates of these photos. They were labeled 1905 to 1945. My guess is sometime in the 1930s? Source: Library of Congress

President Coolidge calls on President Machado of Cuba upon arrival in Washington. President Coolidge with President Gerardo Machado of Cuba [...]ides photographed at the Cuban embassy in Washington Chief Executive of the United States paid a return [...]a's President. President Machado had previously President Coolidge at the White House shortly after [...]l in the National Capital

Here's a cool old photo of President Calvin Coolidge visiting President Gerardo Machado at the Cuban Embassy on April 22nd, 1927. Source: Library of Congress

Embassy of Cuba in 1937

What a great old shot of the Cuban Embassy at 2630 16th St. NW. Source: Library of Congress

View of the M Street NW elevation of the two-story Key Mansion with Key's single-story law office attached to west side of structure. A portion of the commercial building continuing west along the street is also visible.

It's so sad that this house no longer stands. The house stood roughly where Key Bridge enters Georgetown today. The address was 3518 M St. NW. Source: Dig DC

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