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1888 map of East Capitol St.
Exploring East Capitol Street in 1888: A Map of Wood and Brick Buildings
Explore East Capitol Street in 1888 with this historic map. Find wood and brick buildings from over a century ago. Discover a piece of DC history with this interactive map from the Library of Congress.
Famous Capitol landmark being dismantled to make way for modern business
A Look Back at a Sad Old Photo from the Library of Congress
A look back at a sad old photo from the Library of Congress. See a famous Capitol landmark being dismantled to make way for modern business.
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The Leg of Col. Ulric Dahlgren: A Civil War Mystery at the Navy Yard
Discover the remarkable story of Col. Ulric Dahlgren, wounded in the Civil War and commemorated with a plaque at the Navy Yard. Learn how his leg ended up in a parking garage and the history of the building since then.
1909 Baist map of Capitol Hill
Exploring the Beauty of Old Baist Maps
Discover the beautiful old Baist maps of Capitol Hill. Learn more about the history of the region and take a look at the 1909 Baist map of Capitol Hill, sourced from the Library of Congress.
Aerial view of Washington, D.C., looking south, southwest, from old Providence Hospital, showing E Street, Duddington Place, F Street, S.E., between 1st and 2nd Streets
Uncovering the Past: Identifying Old Buildings in an Aerial View of E Street in Washington, D.C. Around 1900
What does Washington D.C. used to look like? Take a look at this aerial view of E Street around 1900 and try to identify some of the old buildings. Come uncover the past with us!
Frager's Hardware
Celebrating 90 Years of History at Frager's Hardware
Celebrate 90 years of history at Frager's Hardware in Capitol Hill, DC. Founded by Russian Jewish immigrant, Fritz Frager, this local institution has remained a mainstay for over 9 decades. Show your support and help to rebuild!
Mr. Henry's boarded up for protection in 1968
The Powerful and Haunting Image of Mr. Henry's Boarded Up for Protection in 1968
Revisit the powerful and haunting image of Mr. Henry's boarded up in 1968 in Washington, DC. This photo was uncovered from the DC Almanac.
Bird's-eye view of the east Capitol grounds, including the Greenough statue of George Washington, and East Capitol Street taken from the dome of the U.S. Capitol.
Uncovering the History of East Capitol Street Before It Was a Street
Take a journey back in time to explore the history of East Capitol Street, before it was even a street. See a fascinating old photograph, mislabeled as Baltimore's Druid Hill Park, taken by William M. Chase.
Photograph shows Carroll Row, a block of five houses at 1st & A Street, SE, razed in 1887 for construction of the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building. Includes the sign "Architect."
A Look Back in Time: East Capitol Street from the Dome, 1880 and Today
Take a look back in time with us at East Capitol Street from the Dome, with a photo taken in 1880 and a modern update. Check it out!
Providence Hospital in the early 1900s (Library of Congress)
The History of Providence Hospital and the Fight to Save Providence Park
Learn the history of Providence Hospital, the oldest hospital in Washington, DC, and the fight to save Providence Park, the green space that now occupies the original hospital site.

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