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1804 Kearney St. NE

1804 Kearney St. NE in 1921

What a terrific photo of a home in Northeast. This is 1804 Kearney St. NE. Check out the Google Street View of the same property today. It’s not a great angle because the straight-on shot has trees blocking it. [googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps?q=1804+kearney+Street+Northeast,+Washington,+DC&layer=c&sll=38.931444,-76.978940&cbp=13,317.9,,1,1.7&cbll=38.931143,-76.978758&hl=en&gl=us&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=1804+Kearney+St+NE,+Washington,+District+of+Columbia+20018&ll=38.931444,-76.97894&spn=0.007995,0.011533&t=m&z=14&iwloc=A&panoid=MfN2DUQE2cXQxC0VTqM4Hw&source=embed&output=svembed]

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The Traffic Light Bandit

January 5, 1926. Washington, D.C. "Traffic Director Eldridge inspecting new lights." National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

This might make you think twice about stopping at a red light … well, maybe not. Nevertheless, it’s an amusing read on the terrors of driving in 1927. The article below is from the Washington Post on March 15th of …

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