Washington Animal Rescue League in 1922

Here’s a photo of a great organization. The Washington Animal Rescue League has been around for quite some time and they are still around up on Oglethorpe in NW. Check out their website and think about helping them about with a small donation.

August 28, 1922. A horse at the Animal Rescue League in Washington, D.C. 5x7 glass negative, National Photo Company Collection.
August 28, 1922. A horse at the Animal Rescue League in Washington, D.C. 5×7 glass negative, National Photo Company Collection.

Source: Shorpy

 

More from Ghosts of DC

View of the Center Market of Washington, D.C. from the north entrance of the United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History, on October 16, 1909. There are horse-drawn carriages and carts, vendors, storefronts, and the Old Post Office is in background, center. In the foreground is the large wooden gate to the grounds of the Natural History Building and a small guard house next to it

1909 Views Near Center Market

We are digging up all sorts of great images on the Smithsonian’s site. Here’s one near Center Market with a view of the Old Post

Harry Wardman’s Woodley Park Homes

Harry Wardman was a prolific developer of Northwest in the 1920s. This ad from The Evening Star shows some of his homes on Cathedral Ave. in Woodley Park.

Film of 1968 Washington Riots

Here is an old film that we dug up at the National Archives. It’s from 1968, showing the devastation of the riots following MLK’s assassination.

Washington, D.C. "Flood, April 30, 1923." Also some 91-year-old graffiti: "EH L TD." National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

Crazy Flood of 1923

In April 1923 there was a major flood in DC. Here is a photo of the aftermath and a streetcar that’s seen better days. Source: