View of the White House’s East Wing

We love this old photo of the White House, which we found in the Library of Congress’ archives. There is not date on it, but since there is no Truman Balcony, it’s likely some time in the 1920s or 1930s.

The White House East Wing as viewed from the south
The White House East Wing as viewed from the south
 

More from Ghosts of DC

February 19, 1925. "M.S. Strock measuring radio lengths at the Bureau of Standards."

Who Was Morris S. Strock?

It’s been a while since we dug into the story of someone we found in a an old photograph. The last one was the fascinating

Anacostia and Good Hope Road in 1916

Good Hope Road in 1916

Take a look at how different Good Hope Road in Anacostia looked in 1916. And below is the Google Map of the same area, with

National Cathedral at night

An Ode to Living in D.C.

Some of us get up every work day and take the Metro, quickly finding ourselves standing on a platform waiting 10 minutes to board, as