1900s

Here's a great old photo. I was unaware that Geronimo came to Washington in 1905 and participated in Teddy Roosevelt's inaugural parade (see some...

1903 map of Foggy Bottom

This is a 1903 map of the current location of the Department of State, on C St. between 21st and 23rd. Obviously, it was...

1907 map of Gallaudet University

This is a map from 1907 showing the area around today's Union Market and Gallaudet University. Source: Library of Congress

N. Moore & 19th - Source: rosslynva.org

Rosslyn and Arlington weren't always great places to be, especially in the late 19th and early 20th century. Many parts were quite bleak, and...

This is clearly a headline that we wouldn't see today. Sasha and Malia wouldn't wander off the White House grounds the way young Quentin...

The White House at night

Check out this great old photograph from 1907. It shows the North Portico of the White House after a winter snow on February 18th,...

Washington street

Here's an old photo from the early 20th century. Can you identify the block? Add your thoughts in the comments below. Source: Library of Congress

New Willard's lobby

Here is a great series of photos taken by Frances Benjamin Johnston. They show the New Willard around the time of its completion in...

1907 view of K St. bridge

Check this out. A much more bucolic and rural looking K St. over Rock Creek in 1907. Source: Library of Congress

Whittemore House in 1900

This beautiful old home is the Whittemore House (check out their website) on New Hampshire Ave. NW, just off of Dupont Circle. It still...

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