Take a look at how different Good Hope Road in Anacostia looked in 1916.

Anacostia and Good Hope Road in 1916
Anacostia and Good Hope Road in 1916

And below is the Google Map of the same area, with a pin marking the intersection of Good Hope Road and 19th Pl. SE.

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The Washington times., May 31, 1903, Magazine Features

1903 Chevy Chase Advertisement

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1847 Map of Washington

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Coke Dandruff Cure

Coke Dandruff Cure (1902)

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