What an incredible shot, frozen in time. Click the image for higher resolution and look at the details of the United Cigar Stores. Co. You can study this photo for a while. It’s pretty fascinating.
9th and G St. NW in 1919 (Shorpy)
Above the cigar store is a dentist’s office, that of Dr. Johnston. I was able to dig up an advertisement from that same July of that same year. Check it out below.
Dr. Johnston dentist advertisement – July 17th, 1919 (Washington Post)