January 25, 2012

Mr. & Mrs. Lindbergh at Bolling Field (1929)

Lindbergh and Wife Land in D.C. Just Prior to Crash

No, not a plane crash … I mean THE Crash of ’29 (i.e., the Wall Street Crash). This photo is from September 18th, 1929 and is a shot of the Charles and his wife, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, four months after their nuptials. They...

Video Visualizing Early Washington, D.C.

If you’re a serious D.C. history nerd, you’ll find this just as fascinating as I do. It was produced by UMBC’s Imaging Research Center (IRC) about a year ago. The voiceover is a little dry, but follow along and watch...

Four prize winners in annual beauty show, Washington Bathing Beach (1922)

The Annual Washington Bathing Beach Beauty Show

The photo is from the 1922 annual beauty show held at the Washington Bathing Beach, and these four were the prize winners. The women, in order, are Gay Gatley, Eva Fridell, Anna Neibel and Iola Swinnerton. Based on trophy size,...