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Posted In December 9, 2013

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1891 Map of Street Sweeping
This terrific old map from 1891 shows the order in which streets were swept in Washington DC.
Washington, D.C., circa 1918. "Pension Office interior." This former repository of Civil War veterans' pension records is now the National Building Museum. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.
The Amazing Transformation of the Pension Office into the National Building Museum
Discover the amazing transformation of the Pension Office in Washington, D.C. into the National Building Museum. This stunning transformation was documented with a photo from circa 1918.
A Look at the Traffic Jam on 15th St. Near the Treasury Department in 1915
Take a look back in time at the traffic jam that occured on 15th Street near the Treasury Department in Washington, DC in 1915. These two photos from the Library of Congress show the bustling street in the early 20th century.

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