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December 31st, 1949

This is a cool New Year's advertisement that we found in The Washington Post December 31st, 1949. Click on it for a larger version.

Hanukkah and Thanksgiving rarely overlap.  Among its 22 articles covering 2013's "Thanksgivukkah" holiday mashup, the Washington Post reports that the convergence of turkey and latkes...

Friendship, the home of the McLean family

World War II broke out at the end of 1941, and by 1942, Washington was seeing a massive influx of people moving in for...

Yesterday Tom shared a somewhat jarring photo of the Capitol dome -- colored red.  It wasn't something we had seen before, dating roughly to...

Washington Post classifieds - Saturday, October 5th, 1895

You can get lost in these old classified pages. This one is from the Washington Post on Saturday, October 5th, 1895. Turkish Baths anyone? Shampooer...

Washington Post classifieds - March 29th, 1879

Maybe this is a little hyperbolic, but that was the ad for the National Clothing Company, at the corner of 7th and D St....

Circa 1902. "The Waldorf-Astoria, New York." The original, and somewhat forbidding, Waldorf at Fifth Avenue and 34th Street. (Shorpy)

Our favorite officer and the patron saint of Ghosts of DC, Officer Sprinkle, took a trip up to New York City with a group...

Washington Post sponsored "bulletin board" for the 1912 Boston AL vs. New York NL World Series. (Library of Congress)

GoDCer Ben sent along a great photo of the Washington Post baseball scoreboard circa 1912 (the same year the Titanic sank). It's remarkable how this...

About 5,500 weekends ago, Washingtonians woke up and lazily flipped through their newspapers.  It was Sunday, November, 11, 1906 and something bold and new...

Chastleton in the Washington Times - November 1st, 1919

I haven't done one of these in a while ... so, GoDCer Jon, this is for you. A quick Washington Post search uncovered an article...

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