What Did Thomas Circle Look Like in 1920?

What Did Thomas Circle Look Like in 1920?

This is such an incredible photo of Thomas Circle in the 1920s. I love this. Click on it for a larger version and study it for a while. Source: Library of Congress

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What an Amazing View of Pennsylvania Avenue in the 1920s

What an Amazing View of Pennsylvania Avenue in the 1920s

Check out this incredible view of Pennsylvania Avenue in the 1920s. Source: Library of Congress

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1920s Interior Photo of the Capitol Dome

1920s Interior Photo of the Capitol Dome

How great is this old photo from the 1920s? It shows the inside structure of the Capitol Dome. Source: Library of Congress

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1927 Map of the Old Naval Hospital

1927 Map of the Old Naval Hospital

This is a great old map of the Old Naval Hospital shared by loyal GoDCer Michael. Thanks for sending! It’s extremely helpful to get great content from GoDCers when I’m up absurdly late with Ghost Baby.

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What Was the Proposed National Mall in the Early 1900s?

What Was the Proposed National Mall in the Early 1900s?

Check out the drawing of a proposed National Mall, as viewed from the Capitol Building. This was in the early 1900s. Source: Library of Congress

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REO Speedwagon Wasn’t Just a Band

REO Speedwagon Wasn’t Just a Band

I never thought about looking into the origin of REO Speedwagon’s band name, but alas, coming across this old advertisement in┬áThe Washington Post from November 1919 answered the question that I never asked. And now, you have some great trivia ...

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Engravings of President’s House and Capitol After Burning of Washington

Engravings of President’s House and Capitol After Burning of Washington

Below are two amazing engravings of the President’s House and the Capitol Building following the Burning of Washington on August 24, 1814. The engravings were done by William Strickland. The British marched on Washington and attacked the city, but were ...

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Beautiful Western View of Washington Monument From Smithsonian

Beautiful Western View of Washington Monument From Smithsonian

What a beautiful view of the Mall from the Smithsonian. This was taken in the early 20th century. Source: Library of Congress

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What Did 14th and F Look Like in 1903?

What Did 14th and F Look Like in 1903?

Now this is an incredible photograph of 14th and F Street in 1903. The big, ornate building is the old Ebbitt House. You’re looking straight at it, with F St. heading to the left and 14th St. heading down to ...

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Undeveloped Mass. Ave. Heights in 1913

Undeveloped Mass. Ave. Heights in 1913

Whoa, how cool is this photo from 1913? This shows the intersection at 32nd St. and Woodland Dr. NW. Source: Library of Congress Here’s the Google Map of the area today.

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