Washington Celebrates Christmas in 1913

One hundred years ago today, these two images were the front pages of The Washington Times and The Washington Herald, respectively. Merry Christmas GoDCers! Have a great, relaxing time around the tree with your families.

The Washington Times - 12/25/1913
The Washington Times – 12/25/1913

Source: Library of Congress

The Washington Herald - 12/25/1913
The Washington Herald – 12/25/1913

Source: Library of Congress

 

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