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December 17, 1924. Washington, D.C. "Auto safety device demonstration. Inspector Albert Headley." National Photo glass negative.

Bizarre Safety Demonstration Circa 1924

It’s not very clear what’s happening here, but it appears that the men are demonstrating some sort of safety scoop on the front of this car. Nevertheless … bizarre. Source: Shorpy

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Government Shutdown Ruins Washington Weddings

If you read my post “Stop Blaming Washington,” you might get the impression that I’m a little upset over the shutdown and how our country blames Washington. Well, now I’d like to add another element of frustration. We know the direct impact of the shutdown … federal employees being temporarily out of work (but getting […]

Evening Star homes for rent - August 4th, 1904

List of Homes For Rent in August 1904

Check out this great old advertisement from the Evening Star. Homes for as little as $9.30 per month! This ad was printed on August 4th, 1904.

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