Women’s Party Arrives With Petition in 1913

Here’s a photo that we dug up from the Library of Congress. It shows a procession in the summer of 1913 coming from Hyattsville to DC to present a petition to Congress.

Procession Summer 1913. Delegation Coming in from Hyattsville to present petition from all parts of the U.S.
Procession Summer 1913. Delegation Coming in from Hyattsville to present petition from all parts of the U.S.
 

More from Ghosts of DC

Town Marshall, Charles Collins, ticketing a car along Conduit Road (MacArthur Boulevard). Note the 12MPH limit. ca. 1907

Glen Echo War on Diplomats

Source: Glen Echo-Cabin John History This is a terrific email that I received from a GoDCer earlier this week. Getting emails like this always makes

1904 Columbia Heights Real Estate Ad

Check out this great old advertisement from The Evening Star back in 1904. It shows a number of great properties for sale in then-new Columbia Heights, which