Tag Archives: 1920s

Randolph Street Homes in 1920

Washington, D.C., circa 1920. "551-53-55 Randolph St. N.W." We'll take the one next to the castle. National Photo Company glass negative.

Another great photo from Shorpy … this time showing three homes on Randolph St. NW. Source: Shorpy And, the best part is that the three homes still stand today. [googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps?cbp=12,331.99,,0,1.98&layer=c&panoid=zBoRbRnOkwExyPniBxPf6w&cbll=38.938791,-77.020762&dg=opt&ie=UTF8&ll=38.90653,-76.979828&spn=0.341434,0.627594&t=m&z=11&source=embed&output=svembed]

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Homes for Sales on Klingle and Park Roads (1922)

Klingle and Park Roads homes for sale

Here’s a great old real estate advertisement, printed in the Washington Times on April 15th, 1922. We posted a similar ad earlier this year. Source: Library of Congress And here are the same homes as they look today. [googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps?q=klingle+and+park+rd&layer=c&sll=38.933227,-77.045424&cbp=13,293.76,,0,-3.54&cbll=38.933142,-77.045422&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Klingle+Rd+NW+%26+Park+Rd+NW,+Washington,+District+of+Columbia+20010&ll=38.933227,-77.045424&spn=0.0057,0.010171&t=m&z=14&panoid=y5ANMgBaBYX-6OUeLoR85g&source=embed&output=svembed]

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Who Was Morris S. Strock?

February 19, 1925. "M.S. Strock measuring radio lengths at the Bureau of Standards."

It’s been a while since we dug into the story of someone we found in a an old photograph. The last one was the fascinating story of Annie O’Connell. Though these are not always the most popular posts, they certainly …

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