What a cool old photo of 7th and G St. NW in 1911. Source: Dig DC
Here’s a wonderful old photo that we dug up at Dig DC. It shows the First Congregational Church at 9th and G St. in 1909. Source: Dig DC
Another great find courtesy of Dig DC and the DC Public Library.This is the Southworth Cottage at 36th and Prospect in Georgetown, home of noted author Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth, taken in 1909. She was a...
What a great old photo of the Navy Yard. Source: Dig DC
Can someone identify the time period for this? This is Cedar St. looking east at the intersection with 4th St., where the railroad (now the Metro) crosses over it. Source: Dig DC And even cooler, check...
Would you do this today? I don’t even know if you could. I can’t remember the last time it was frozen completely solid. Source: Dig DC
It looks almost exactly the same today! The photos were taken on November 24th, 1910 … Happy Thanksgiving! Source: Dig DC
Here is a great old photo from 1863 showing Alexander Gardner‘s photo gallery at 7th and D. Click the image for a detailed version. Source: Library of Congress
Check out this great footage out. This is from 1949, sent in by GoDCer Eric.
This is some great old footage of FDR dedicating the NIH back in 1940. Thanks to GoDCer Jeff for sending this in a while ago. It was originally posted on an NIH blog, Circulating Now, and...
How things stay the same. Check out the faces and expressions of these young men. These guys aren’t that different from these guys about 40 years later. Source: Georgetown University I wonder if the guy at right,...
Back in 1931, Constitution Avenue was called B Street. Read about why it was named Constitution Ave. and when. Source: Dig DC
This is a cool old photo of Center Market. Source: Dig DC
This photo was taken precisely at 10:55 a.m. that day, according to the clock in the photo. Click on it for a larger, more detailed version. Source: Dig DC
What a cool scene from 1913. Source: Dig DC
Do you recognize this part of Rock Creek Park? If I’m not mistaken, it’s near the entrance to the National Zoo on Rock Creek Parkway. Source: Dig DC
This is a cool old photo from the 1940s showing the 600 block of G St, which doesn’t appear to be there any more, torn down as part of the tragic urban revival of Southwest. And...
Check out this amazing old photo of G St. at 13th St. in 1930. The photo was taken on May 25th, 1930. Source: Dig DC