Tag Archives: 7th St. NW

Happy News Cafe on 7th St. in 1937

Washington, D.C., circa 1937. Exterior of the Happy News Cafe (described in a 1933 news item as "the new dietitian restaurant for the unemployed") at 1727 Seventh Street N.W. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

This is a photo from Shorpy of Happy News Cafe at 1727 7th St. NW. … and the best part, is that the building is still there, albeit, slightly altered. [googlemaps¬†https://maps.google.com/maps?q=1727+7th+st+nw+dc&layer=c&sll=38.913660,-77.021496&cbp=13,81.76,,0,-3.59&cbll=38.913657,-77.021924&gl=us&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=1727+7th+St+NW,+Washington,+District+of+Columbia+20001&ll=38.91366,-77.021496&spn=0.004433,0.010568&t=m&z=14&iwloc=A&panoid=atG_wnyFip90fJVA6dd3ig&source=embed&output=svembed]

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I Make Sick Teeth Well

Dr. Wyeth advertisement in the Washington Times - April 28th, 1911

Pretty sweet ad — “I Make Sick Teeth Well” — captures your attention and tells you what you want. Fix my teeth. Also, this guy had offices everywhere, with an office in Washington, Baltimore and Philadelphia? Check out a Flickr …

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The Riots of ’68

Soldiers in the streets of D.C. (7th and N St NW)

There’s a strong element of sadness watching this video. A burning city, military occupation … what essentially was complete chaos in the city from April 4th to April 8th, 1968, following the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. Economically it …

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