-ad 189-

Posted In Department of Commerce

Washington, D.C., circa 1931. "Department of Commerce under construction from top of National Press Building looking down 14th Street." Willard Hotel at right. Large format negative by Theodor Horydczak.
Unbelievable: Incredible Image of Department of Commerce Under Construction from Shorpy
Unbelievable! Check out this incredible image of the Department of Commerce under construction from the top of the National Press Building looking down 14th Street. Willard Hotel at right. From Shorpy.com.
Department of Commerce, 15th St. side
Three Stories About the Department of Commerce Building
Did you know the Commerce Department is built on top of an ancient pirate ghost river? Or that lost alligators once wandered the halls?
E-COM letter (source: businessinsider.com)
The Failed Attempt by the USPS to Adopt Electronic Mail in 1982
In 1982, the United States Post Office launched a new system dubbed E-COM as an attempt to adopt the then-nascent technology of electronic mail. This story looks at the effort and the battles fought to bring the vision into production.

Enjoy daily

Ghosts of DC stories.