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Pearl Ginsburg refused to have her boardinghouse rent raised
Photos of 1940s Boarding House Living in DC
What was life like living in a Washington boarding house during World War II? Here is a series of photos showing the life of young men and women in their communal living arrangements.
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The Mysterious Death of Jennie Lanahan in a Washington Boarding House in 1885
This post tells the story of Jennie Lanahan's mysterious death in a Washington DC boarding house in 1885. Follow along to find out what happened and read more about running a boarding house in the 1880s.
boarding houses in Washington (1940)
Help Us Identify These 1940s Washington Boarding Houses
GoDCers, we need your help! We got this photo of 1940s Washington boarding houses from Ben and we'd love to help him identify the location. If they still stand today, let us know in the comments! Plus, don't forget to read our post on how to run a boarding house in 1880s DC.
Intersection of 9th and F St. NW (1888)
Exploring the Success of a Popular Boarding House in Washington, D.C. in 1882
In 1882, Mrs. Ragan successfully ran a boarding house in Washington, D.C. This article explores the key components of what made it so successful, and provides a closer look at the street where it was located.

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