This is great old film footage of John F Kennedy in the Oval Office. The narration is in German (I believe – correct me if
Here’s a slightly humorous, and probably not uncommon today, article from the Washington Post, printed on May 13th, 1927. Plumbing fixtures, valued at $1,150, were
How cool is this old map of Columbia Heights and 16th St. NW? Click on it for a much larger version and start exploring to
GoDCers, check this out. It’s a photo taken in August of 1942 showing two buildings on 11th St. The photo was taken from Ella Watson’s
What a great shot of Federal Triangle, looking down Pennsylvania Ave. You can also see the Navy Memorial under construction. Source: Library of Congress
From the summer 1962 copy of the International Bank Notes (via World Bank Archives pages, PDF), we hear the story of World Bank President Eugene
This great photo shows the Jefferson Memorial back in 1940, before World War II. Source: National Park Service Here’s another cool one we dug up.
This is a gem that I found in the January 5th, 1952 Washington Post. Esther Williams was a big deal in the 1950s as kind
It’s been a glut of Capitol Building photos this week, but I’m sure you’re okay with that. Especially, since they’re amazing old photos. Here’s another
Here’s an interesting scene that you probably wouldn’t see kindergarten today. This classroom of children is learning about, what appears to be, the anatomy of
What an incredible approach and entrance to Key Bridge. This was a proposed design for the approach and massive entry to Key Bridge from 1928.
What a cool old photo of 7th and G St. NW in 1911. Source: Dig DC