Amazing Old Color Photos of D.C. Circa 1941

These are some great photos I came across on Flickr. These are from the Library of Congress, taken around 1941 or 1942, during the early days of World War II. They really depict a different D.C., although the houses look pretty much the same — yet strikingly like Philadelphia. The ones on Flickr aren’t all of D.C., but they’re worth checking out.

Rowhouses corner of N and Union St SW

Row houses corner of N and Union St SW



Children on rowhouse steps

Children on row house steps

Children in the street

Children in the street

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