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Department of Agriculture

View of the Department of Agriculture, The Smithsonian Castle and the US Capitol taken from atop the Washington Monument

View of Tree-Covered Mall From Washington Monument

Look how different things were well over a hundred years ago. We dug this photo up on Flickr thanks to the DC Public Library. Source: DC Public Library
Miss Jessie Hoover, of the Department of Agriculture in 1923 (Shorpy)

Colorized Photo of the Milk Woman, Miss Jessie Hoover

This one’s cool … not as cool as Abe Lincoln, but pretty cool. Thanks Shorpy! [slideshow] This is a photograph (colorized) of Jessie Hoover of the Department of Agriculture. She was a milk utilization specialist...
Big Bear Cafe

If Walls Could Talk: Big Bear Cafe

Big Bear Cafe is a lovely coffee shop which has warmed up Bloomingdale residents since 2007. It’s a favorite of many in the neighborhood and, for better or worse, people in other neighborhoods (this...