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Washington, D.C., circa 1919. "Street scene, Pennsylvania Avenue." Here we see the tower of the Old Post Office as well as a number of vanished Washington landmarks including the Parker Bridget department store.

Pennsylvania Avenue, Frozen in Time (1919)

What an amazing shot of Pennsylvania Avenue from 1919. This captures much what is happening in the old video we posted from about a decade earlier. UPDATE: We received a great tip and link from GoDCer Tim, showing the Parker

Washington fans express their outrage at Bob Short moving team to Texas in 1971

Washington Senators Move to Texas

Bob Short, owner of the Washington Senators moved the team to Arlington, Texas following the 1971 MLB season. Baseball wouldn’t return to D.C. until 2005.

Video Visualizing Early Washington, D.C.

If you’re a serious D.C. history nerd, you’ll find this just as fascinating as I do. It was produced by UMBC’s Imaging Research Center (IRC) about a year ago. The voiceover is a little dry, but follow along and watch

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