1910s

Washington, D.C., circa 1911. "Georgetown basketball." Our second look at the Georgetown Preparatory School JV squad. Harris & Ewing.

Check out these great old team photos of Georgetown Prep's JV basketball team from 1911. Awesome uniforms. Source: Shorpy Source: Shorpy Here's the team photo for the...

This is a bulldog. Not Queen.

This is probably not something you would see today. At least, let's hope not. We came across the headline "Wild Dog of Potomac Slain" in The...

December 1918 in Washington, D.C. "Christmas dinner for horses." That tree looks mighty tasty! Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

Merry Christmas everyone. We are rapidly approaching 2015 and Ghosts of DC's third anniversary! It's pretty crazy to think about that. Below is a photo...

Here is a photo from 1917 showing the Cuban War Mission to the United States. Source: Library of Congress

View from Pennsylvania Avenue NW looking east towards the buildings on the east side of 15th Street as well as the southeast corner of 15th and G Streets. Streetcars and horses and wagons are on streets.

I'm trying to make out where this is today. 15th, Pennsylvania, and G St. don't really intersect. Can you help out and add your...

7th and G St. in 1911

What a cool old photo of 7th and G St. NW in 1911. Source: Dig DC

View of south and west elevations of Peirce Mill, to the left of Tilden Street NW as it rises to cross Rock Creek.

It looks almost exactly the same today! The photos were taken on November 24th, 1910 ... Happy Thanksgiving! Source: Dig DC

Woodrow Wilson stands in the front of a convertible automobile stopped in the intersection of what was then N and Union Streets SW. Wilson, the driver of the car, and two woman in the back look east at something happening on N Street. A crowd gathered under a tree near the car and people in front of 485 N Street also look in the same direction. Two Secret Service agents look at the photographer. Written on the reverse is "Barney Neighborhood House, 470 N Street SW." Wilson had only been President of the US for two months when the photo was taken.

Here is an old photo from May of 1913, showing Woodrow Wilson in a car, driving around Southwest D.C. Source: Dig DC

Happy Sunday, and welcome to map week! Starting now, going through the rest of the week, we're posting a map each day, so get...

View of 1736 I Street NW, a three-story row house that was the last residence of Jefferson Davis. Flanking each side of the structure are partial views of 1738 and 1734 I Street NW.

Check out this cool photo of Jefferson Davis's old home in D.C. at 1736 I St. NW. Unfortunately, like much of historic Washington, the...

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