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Frederick Douglass Home Ransacked

Cedar Hill in 1905

Here’s a short article that we came across in The Washington Post from March 14th, 1905. The residence of Harold Dougherty, and employe of the Congressional Library, at Cedar Hill, Anacostia, the former home of the late Frederick Douglass, the noted …

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The Traffic Light Bandit

January 5, 1926. Washington, D.C. "Traffic Director Eldridge inspecting new lights." National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

This might make you think twice about stopping at a red light … well, maybe not. Nevertheless, it’s an amusing read on the terrors of driving in 1927. The article below is from the Washington Post on March 15th of …

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