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Day: December 20, 2013

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Sammy Davis Jr. and Richard Nixon in the Oval Office
Talk about an odd couple. Davis Jr. was in attendance back in 1963 for the March on Washington (we posted a photo earlier). Here, Nixon is granting Sammy Davis, Jr. membership to the National Advisory Council on Economic Opportunity in 1975. Pres. Nixon w/ Sammy Davis, Jr., new member of Nat’l. Advisory Council on Economic Opportunity Source: Library of Congress
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Back in 1892: What Adams Morgan Looked Like Before the Jumbo Slices
Take a look back in time to 1892 and see what Adams Morgan looked like before the jumbo slices. Explore a topographic map from the Library of Congress showing the area with no 18th St. and 16th St. and a much more rural landscape.
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Exploring Upper Northwest Washington in 1892 Through a U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Map
Check out this awesome U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey map from 1892 showing a very rural upper northwest Washington. Take a journey back in time and explore this topographic map of the area surrounding what is now Tenleytown!
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A Trip Down Memory Lane: Revisiting the Washington Football Franchise's Dismal 1954 Season
Take a trip down memory lane to revisit the Washington Football franchise's dismal 1954 season. Read about the 62-3 trouncing, the 3-9 record, and the tragedy after the game. #WashingtonFootball #NFL #Sports
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An Amazing Night Shot of the U.S. Capitol Building in the Rain from 1919
View an amazing night shot of the U.S. Capitol Building in the rain from 1919. See the beautiful image plus its source on our blog.
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