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Posted In December 12, 2012

Washington, D.C. Sailor taking a picture of his girlfriend at a monument in front of the Capitol on a Sunday afternoon
The Mystery of the Photo: Was this WWII Couple Staging a Picture for the War Effort?
Take a look at this WWII photo of a couple visiting the Capitol. Could this romantic image have been staged for the war effort? Explore the mystery of this photo and the soldiers milling about in the background.
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Exploring the Lives of the Poor in Georgetown, DC in the 1930s
Explore the lives of the poor in Georgetown, DC in the 1930s before World War II. Learn about a photograph taken in 1935 showing a group of young children playing on a street in Georgetown and the sheer joy on the face of the kid to the left.
Section of Massachusetts Avenue showing block of shabby houses with outside toilets and water supply
Investigating a 1935 Photo of Massachusetts Avenue: Where are These Homes Today?
We found a photo from 1935 of Massachusetts Avenue, but we're not sure where it is. Any ideas? Go to lunch, show your friends, debate it and post your thoughts in the comments below. Are these homes still there?
7th and 9th St., N.W., Wash., D.C.
A Spectacular View of F Street in Washington D.C. in the 1880s
Step back in time and take a look at F Street in Washington D.C. in the 1880s with this incredible photo, dug up from the Library of Congress archives.
January 5, 1926. Washington, D.C. "Traffic Director Eldridge inspecting new lights." National Photo Company Collection glass negative.
The Rise of the Traffic Light Robber: Carjacking in 1927 Washington, D.C.
Read about the rise of a unique carjacker in 1927 Washington, D.C. What started as an idea on a walk down Massachusetts Avenue resulted in four robberies and one arrest. Discover the story of the Traffic Light Robber today!

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