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Old Post Office in 1911

Here's a slightly spooky, yet beautiful photo showing the Old Post Office through a snowy, foggy night in 1911. It's labeled June 5th, but...
Inside of lodging house and opium den in San Francisco, 1890s (Wikipedia)

This is probably a headline we wouldn't see today. We found this in The Washington Post, printed on September 10th, 1894. A big opium joint, which...
Dulles Airport tower being built

Here is a great series of photos we found at the Library of Congress showing Dulles Airport during construction. And finally, here's a post-construction photo...

Here is a rare photo that we haven't yet come across. We found it at the Detroit Public Library, of all places. Make sure...
Potomac River

This is a sad story that we came across in The Washington Postfrom June 29th, 1908. John McCalip, 22 years old, an electrician, at the Senate...
Scorecard for 1886 baseball game between Washington Nationals and New York Giants; advertisements printed on borders of card. Printed on card: "Washington, New York." Handwritten on card: "Aug. 18, 1886, Washington, D.C." Penciled notations on scorecard.

What an amazing old baseball find here. This is a scorecard marked up for a game on August 18th, 1886. Also, check out the...
1921 map of Bellevue Highlands

Take a look at this old map, showing Bellevue at the bottom of the District, or I should say, what would become Bellevue. The...
3400 Massachusetts Ave. NW

I came across the following Facebook post on Friday and was horrified to see the following post about the beautiful home at 3400 Massachusetts Ave....