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Connecticut Avenue Association advertisement in the Washington Times - February 3rd, 1921
Great 1921 Ad for Dupont Circle Shopping
This is a great advertisement from the early 1920s. The Connecticut Avenue Association was promoting retail up and down Connecticut Ave., near Dupont Circle, including the Dupont National Bank.
Jackie Kennedy
World's Best Dressed Woman is Jackie Kennedy
For the second year in a row, Jackie Kennedy was named the best dressed women in the world. Not a shock to any who read this post for sure.
Old D.C. Council Campaign Posters
Not everyone wins an election. Here's a sample of some people who ran for D.C. Council and didn't make it.
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A Look Back at the History of 910 15th St. NW in McPherson Square
Take a look back at the history of 910 15th St. NW in McPherson Square! Learn about the evolution of this DC landmark and how it's been transformed into the Camden Parc Apartments.
1847 Map of Washington
An incredible map of Washington well before the Civil War. Lovely details for you to study.
2Amys by Gastronomy Blog
Exploring the History of 3715 & 3713 Macomb St. NW: From Beauty Shop to 2Amys
From beauty shop to shoe shop to 2Amys, explore the history of 3715 & 3713 Macomb St. NW in Washington DC. Learn about the expert barber and shoe repairman that used to occupy the space before it changed hands!
Corner store at 4th and M Streets SW, northwest corner, looking up 4th Street toward L, 1100 block
A Look Back at Life in Southwest Washington in the 1950s
Take a look back at life in Southwest Washington in the 1950s with this photo of a corner store at 4th and M St. SW. See how the same corner looks today with a Google Maps embed.
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Exploring the Historic Highways of Washington, D.C. in 1911
Explore the highways of Washington, D.C. in 1911 with this historic map from the Library of Congress. See roads, routes, and more from over 100 years ago.
Cars in front of the Washington Monument in 1956
Incredible Photos of DC from 1956 Showing Tours Passing by the Front of the White House
Check out these incredible photos of DC from 1956 sent in by GoDCer Bill. The wild part is that tours passed by the front of the White House back in those days. See the photos of the Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial, and Federal Triangle!
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Explore Washington, D.C. in 1904 with this Amazing Map
Explore Washington, D.C. in 1904 with this amazing map from the Library of Congress. Click on it to zoom in and see the incredible amount of detail. Don't miss this chance to explore the city's past!
Historic American Buildings Survey Photographer unknown, c. 1938 EXTERIOR FROM SOUTH Copied from print in files of National Capital Region, National Park Service, Washington, D. C. - Godey Lime Kilns (Ruins), Junction of Rock Creek & Potomac Parkway, Washington, District of Columbia, DC
The History and Legacy of the Godey Lime Kilns: Exploring Washington D.C.'s Industrial Past
Explore the historic Godey Lime Kilns, built in 1864 to produce lime and plaster for Washington D.C. Added to National Register of Historic Places in 1973.
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Washington tenements, Nov. 1935.
The Tenement Housing of Washington D.C. Alleys
Take a look back at what Washington D.C. alleys used to look like when they were filled with tenement housing. Learn more about this piece of history here!
Washington, D.C. Corner store which is patronized by Mrs. Ella Watson, a government charwoman
GoDCers, Check Out This Photo from 1942 Showing Two Buildings on 11th St.
GoDCers, check out this amazing photo taken in August of 1942 showing two buildings on 11th St. NW, DC. You can still visit the store on the right today and compare the photos to see how the city has changed over the years!
sign at the National Zoo
A Look Back at the National Zoo Sign from 1943 and the Lion Statues in House of Cards
Take a look back at the amusing sign posted at the National Zoo in 1943 and the history behind the lion statues in the opening credits of House of Cards. Source: Library of Congress.
June 28, 1919. "Motor Truck Parade, Pennsylvania Avenue." Held on Motor Transportation Day under the auspices of the Washington Automotive Trade Association. At left we have another appearance on these pages by a Witt-Will conveyance. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.
Trucks Driving Down Pennsylvania Avenue in 1919
A stunning old photo of trucks on parade, going west down Pennsylvania Ave. towards the White House.

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