What a beautiful view of the Mall from the Smithsonian. This was taken in the early 20th century. Source: Library of Congress
GoDCer Rych sent in a couple great photos which piqued our interest in the fire that destroyed our old ballpark. No, not Griffith Stadium (where was the stadium and what did it look like like?), but the one before that. The ...
How beautiful is this image of the Capitol Building? It was taken between 1918 and 1920. Source: Library of Congress
This is an old photo from April 2nd, 1925, showing the National Cathedral under construction. Source: Library of Congress And here’s one of the interior under construction. Source: Library of Congress
This is an excellent view of the White House’s South Portico. Make sure you click on the image for a much larger version. Source: Library of Congress
This is a really cool film sent to us by GoDCer Michael. Thanks for sending, and sorry it took so long to post!
How cool is this photo? It was taken by Theodor Horydczak in 1934. Click on the image for a much larger version and read the inscription at the top: “Repaired 1934, National Park Service, Department of the Interior.”
It’s that time of year, again. Commencement speakers address graduating college and university classes, and inevitably their speeches are ranked, assessed, complimented, and criticized. This year, both NPR and Vox.com have compiled the best commencement speeches ever. From the lists they ...
This is an old photo of J.P. Morgan walking in front of the Capitol Building in 1912. He was in town to testify before the Pujo Committee. Source: Library of Congress
Here’s a terrific old photo of the Washington Monument at night. Source: Library of Congress