April 1, 2013

streetcars on New York Ave. (Library of Congress)

Streetcars at 15th and New York Avenue

We love these old photos. This one shows streetcars waiting at 15th and New York Ave. NW, near the White House and Department of Treasury.

Walter & Hazel Johnson in 1924 (Library of Congress)

Walter Johnson Was a Suffragist

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the women’s suffrage parade in Washington. Give the historical importance of that, and the fact that today is Opening Day, here’s an apro pos article for us to share with GoDCers. We came...

Opening Day 1913 … Play Ball!

Walter Johnsons set to take the mound on Opening Day 1913 against the New York Yankees. President Woodrow Wilson to be in attendance.