What’s better than a photo of two nuns and a dog? Here’s a shot from somewhere in the 1890s of Sister Beatrice, the superintendent of
With the ridiculous rise in cost of living here in DC, maybe we should go back to the time of boarding houses. We came across
What an incredible shot, frozen in time. Click the image for higher resolution and look at the details of the United Cigar Stores. Co. You
Many women at the outbreak of the Civil War did not know how to support their favored side. The roles of woman at the time
This is pretty amusing and a nice short video to share on a Sunday. This is the opening of Ronald Reagan’s first State of the
Check out this great photo shared by GoDCer Matthew. Thanks for sharing!
Below is a fascinating old broadside that we came across in the Library of Congress archives. Here is the description … A broadside condemning the
A Washington Post article from December 16th, 1928 celebrated the 50th anniversary of telephones in D.C. with a detailed history of its origins. The article mentions that there were 150,000 phones in the city, approximately one for every 3.4 people.
Love these snapshots of life in the 1920s. Look at the chunky monkey on the left (sorry if that’s your grandmother). This is from 1922
Here’s an old print from 1873, showing Ulysses Grant’s second inauguration, looking down Pennsylvania Ave. Source: Library of Congress
This is a guest post by GoDCer from Poolesville, Jack (the guy that tipped us off to some great stories, like the decapitated convict). On
Here is a great old photograph of the 1908 Washington Senators. They were 67-85 that year 22.5 games behind the Detroit Tigers for the pennant.