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Day: December 2, 2013

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O Street Market on northwest corner of 7th and O Streets NW. (Emil A. Press Slide Collection, 1959)

Then and Now: O Street Market

Wow, look the the difference (and similarity). Source: Historical Society of Washington, D.C. Check it out today in all its glory.

Ford's Theatre

Examining 1870s Photograph of Ford’s Theatre

Here is a fantastic old photograph of Ford’s Theatre that we’ve probably shared previously, but this time it’s extremely high resolution. Thanks to GoDCer Konetidy for sharing this with us via email. Because this photo is so amazing, we’re kicking off a new category of posts called “Pictures Tell a Story” and will dig up […]

At 3rd & H Streets, NE, a streetcar passes an unpaved sidewalk and no-longer existing wall, September 1947

What H Street Looked Like in 1947

Very different than today … this is what H St. NE looked like a couple of years after World War II. Source: DDOTDC Flickr

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