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A Glimpse Into the Past: Exploring the Ladies’ Waiting Room at Union Station in the 1910s

ladies' waiting room at Union Station
Step back in time to the 1910s and explore the ladies' waiting room at Union Station. Learn what it was like to wait for the train in the sparsely decorated room. Discover the history behind the iconic building with a photo from the Library of Congress.
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Way back 100ish years ago, women would wait for their train in a separate waiting room at Union Station. Below is a photo of that ladies’ waiting room … which looks extremely sparse. This photo is from the 1910s.

ladies' waiting room at Union Station
ladies’ waiting room at Union Station

Source: Library of Congress

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