Vote in the Barracks Row If Walls Could Talk Battle

Vote in the Barracks Row If Walls Could Talk Battle

Source: Flickr user Kevin Harper Get out the vote for your favorite Capitol Hill establishment! We’re rolling out a localized edition of our “If Walls Could Talk” campaign. Take your pick of the three local businesses and cast your vote ...

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1920s Drawing of Pennsylvania Avenue

1920s Drawing of Pennsylvania Avenue

What a beautiful drawing from the 1920s. This was done by Susan Brown Chase. Source: Library of Congress  

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Stunning 1910s Capitol Dome at Night

Stunning 1910s Capitol Dome at Night

How beautiful is this image of the Capitol Building? It was taken between 1918 and 1920. Source: Library of Congress

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Railroad One? 1887 Grover Cleveland’s Presidential Train

Railroad One? 1887 Grover Cleveland’s Presidential Train

Check out the transportation used by presidents before Air Force One. Source: Library of Congress

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1920s Hotties Cruising the Potomac in a Speedboat

1920s Hotties Cruising the Potomac in a Speedboat

This is a great old photo of some young debutantes cruising the Potomac in the 1920s. Source: Library of Congress Ms. Fanny Dial lived at 1852 Kalorama Rd. NW, a beautiful home in Washington Heights (now Adams Morgan). Fannie was also ...

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View of the Capitol from Maine Street SW in 1865

View of the Capitol from Maine Street SW in 1865

This photograph was taken in April 1865, which would have been right around the time of President Lincoln’s assassination. You can see the unpaved roads of Maine Street, SW. There are buildings in the foreground with the Capitol Building just visible ...

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Check Out the National Cathedral Under Construction in 1925

Check Out the National Cathedral Under Construction in 1925

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

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Mass Ave. Frat House: Beer, Swearing, and “Suggestive Songs”

Mass Ave. Frat House: Beer, Swearing, and “Suggestive Songs”

Oh my, “suggestive songs.” Not good, not good … especially in 1921 when this article was printed in The Washington Times. We came across an amusing headline, “Jollity of Frat Boys Results in Suit by Neighbor” and we had to dig ...

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1923 View of White House South Portico

1923 View of White House South Portico

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

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What’s Behind This Detailed Downtown Photo of Shoomaker’s Liquor Store in 1917?

What’s Behind This Detailed Downtown Photo of Shoomaker’s Liquor Store in 1917?

I had some free time this weekend when Ghost Baby was snoozing, so I went deep on this photo I found at the Library of Congress. Source: Library of Congress Above is a terrific photo of part of the 1300 ...

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