Sidwell Friends Girls’ Basketball Team (1917)

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President Ford’s Second Day on the Job

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,

Town Marshall, Charles Collins, ticketing a car along Conduit Road (MacArthur Boulevard). Note the 12MPH limit. ca. 1907

Glen Echo War on Diplomats

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

Great Map of Takoma Park in 1907

Look how amazing this old map is. You can see the outlines of proposed roads in and around Takoma. Source: Library of Congress