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Aerial view of the Washington Navy Yard, looking east (top). This shot shows the Navy Yard’s borders: M Street on the north (left); the waterfront on the south; 11th street on the east, and 2nd street on the west (foreground). On the right bank of the river is Anacostia, September 1963. NHHC Photograph Collection, Navy Subject Files, Washington Navy Yard. (214).
Aerial Views of the Washington Navy Yard Before, During, and After President Kennedy's Assassination
Take a look at the Washington Navy Yard before, during, and after President Kennedy's assassination with these aerial views from the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s.
Cedar Hill in 1905
The Robbery of Frederick Douglass' Former Home at Cedar Hill in 1905
Read about the robbery of Frederick Douglass' former home at Cedar Hill in Anacostia, Washington D.C. in 1905. Learn more about this historic event from The Washington Post and other sources.
Exploring Anacostia in 1892: A Look at a Historic Map from the Library of Congress
Take a look back in time to 1892 Anacostia with this historic map from the Library of Congress. Learn more about this fascinating piece of history today!
February 27th, 1857
What Good Hope Hill in Anacostia was Like in 1857: Earn $200 Per Year as a Sober Gardener!
Learn what Good Hope Hill in Anacostia was like in 1857 - and how a sober gardener could earn $200 per year! Later, it was the location of the German Orphan Home.
Butler Heights advertisement 1916
Uncovering the Lost History of Butler Heights, Washington DC
Discover the forgotten history of Butler Heights, Washington DC with this vintage advertisement from 1916. Learn more about the tiny Butler St. SE, close to Frederick Douglass' old home.
The Anacostia Bank, 2021 Nichols Avenue, S.E., Washington, D.C., decorated for a parade
The Anacostia Bank in 1918
The old Anacostia Bank in Washington, DC from 1918.
Bury's drug store around 1919
A Brief Look Back at Anacostia's Uniontown Bar & Grill
Take a look back at Anacostia's iconic Uniontown Bar & Grill, a building that could soon have new life breathed into it. Learn about the history of the building and the recent bad decisions that led to its closure.
view of Washington from the east
A Look Back in Time: Capturing Washington in the 1960s from the East
Take a look back in time with this series of photos capturing Washington in the 1960s as viewed from the east. Explore the scenery and architecture of the city in this special collection of images.
Anacostia and Good Hope Road in 1916
A Look Back in Time: How Good Hope Road in Anacostia Looked in 1916
Take a look back in time and explore how Good Hope Road in Anacostia looked in 1916. See the amazing photos and learn more about the history of this area.
1907 Baist real estate atlas of Anacostia
Exploring Anacostia History with a 1907 Baist Real Estate Atlas
Take a look at this 1907 Baist real estate atlas to explore the history of Anacostia in Washington D.C. See how the area has changed over the years!

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