Here’s a great photo from Shorpy. I can’t believe they played in those uniforms.
The Rough Rider president, Teddy Roosevelt, was a total badass, the likes of which we won’t ever see again in the White House. Below is
I received an email from a reader saying she learned of Ghosts of DC through this post on Big Bear Cafe. She kindly asked if
This is both amazing and bizarre. Teenage girls with ukuleles, frozen in time. Random enough for you?
Here’s a fascinating old photo from President Ford’s Administration. It was taken on August 10th, 1974. That’s important because Nixon resigned the previous day (remember,
Another great find courtesy of Dig DC and the DC Public Library.This is the Southworth Cottage at 36th and Prospect in Georgetown, home of noted
It’s still amusing to me when the papers refer to anything north of Boundary St. (i.e., Florida Avenue) as the suburbs. I came across an
Source: Glen Echo-Cabin John History This is a terrific email that I received from a GoDCer earlier this week. Getting emails like this always makes
As dismal as this fall has been for fans of the Washington football franchise (want an illustrated history book for Christmas?), the 1954 season might
We haven’t always had daylight savings … back in 1918, there was debate on Capitol Hill about time zones and daylight savings. Interestingly enough, we
Look how amazing this old map is. You can see the outlines of proposed roads in and around Takoma. Source: Library of Congress
What an amazing photograph. It’s a little grainy, but you can make out some of the buildings, including the patent office.
Check this out … a great old advertisement from 1890 in The Sunday Herald. See the Washington Monument from Rockville? Wow. Related articles Move to