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Tag: Department of Treasury

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A Glimpse Into the Past: Viewing Pennsylvania Avenue in Front of the Treasury Building
Take a step back in time and discover a glimpse into the past with this amazing photo of Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the Treasury Building. Discover more at the Historical Society of D.C. website.
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Uncovering the Past: A Look at this Fascinating 1885 Photo
Take a look at this fascinating photo from 1885! Uncovering the past, this photo from the Library of Congress shows a man and a boy in summer straw hats happily displaying some unidentifiable papers on F Street.
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A Look Back at the Treasury Building in 1860 Before the Civil War
Take a look back at the Treasury Building before the Civil War in 1860 with a photo from the Library of Congress. Learn more about this historic building from this blog post.
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A Photo Series Showing the Construction of the Treasury Building in the 1860s
Take a look back at the history of the Treasury Building in Washington, D.C. with this series of photos showing its construction in the 1860s. Explore the progress and final result of the building's design and architecture.
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The Treasury Building As It Looked During the Civil War
Stunning old image of the Treasury building during the Civil War.
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Uncovering the History Behind the 1940 Photo: The Treasury Target Range in Washington, D.C.
Uncovering the history of the 1940 photo of the Treasury Target Range in Washington, D.C., including the people in the picture, the range's features, and its purpose.
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Remembering the Opening of the V Drive at Treasury in 1919
Take a look back at the opening of the V Drive at Treasury in April 1919, thanks to GoDCer Jim for sharing this photo via Facebook. His cousin Catherine has it hanging on her wall!
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1850s Construction Photos of Treasury Building
Here is a cool series of photographs from the 1850s, when the Department of Treasury’s building on 15th St. was under construction. A. B. Young (of Boston) Supervising Architect, Treasury Department. Ground floor of the Treasury extension (Photographed & reduced from a drawing). Proposed south & west fronts of...
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Beautiful 1905 Photographs of Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C.
Take a look at these beautiful photographs of Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C. taken in 1905 by the Rotograph Company. See the eastward, westward, and Treasury Department views down Pennsylvania Avenue.
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A Detailed Look at the Treasury Building in 1910
Take a detailed look at the Treasury Building in 1910 with this stunning photograph from the Library of Congress. Explore the history behind this iconic building and its role in US government.
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Exploring the Spectral Presence in a Photograph of the Treasury Department in Lincoln's Time
Take a closer look at this photograph of the Treasury Department in Lincoln's time and see if you can spot any spectral presence. Explore the eerie picture to find out what secrets it holds!
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A Remarkable Glimpse of Washington, DC in 1860: Take a Look at This Photograph of the Department of Treasury
Take a closer look at this incredible photograph from 1860 that captures the view of the Department of Treasury and Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC. Click through for some amazing detail you won't want to miss!
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A Look Back at F Street NW in Washington, D.C. circa 1908
Take a look back at F Street NW in Washington, D.C. circa 1908. Incredible photo and historic details are revealed in this shot. Click the photo to see the high-resolution version.
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Celebrating the End of World War I in Washington, DC
Celebrate the end of WWI with Washington, DC! Take a look at photos and videos of the unbelievable scenes of joy, celebration and delirious emotion that gripped the nation's capital on Armistice Day.
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Exploring the O Street Pumping Station: Navy Yard Wins Two, Lost Boy Found Dead, and Wandering in a Daze
Exploring the O Street Pumping Station in Washington, D.C.! Learn about the 1911 amateur baseball championship, a lost boy found dead, and a mysterious case of a wandering man in a daze. Read the full story here.
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Unveiling a Gallery of Rare Civil War Photographs from the Library of Congress
Discover a rare collection of Civil War photographs from the Library of Congress, including a Sanitary Commission picture with the Treasury Department in the background.
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Then and Now: The Old Riggs National Bank Across from the Department of Treasury
Take a journey back in time with this "Then and Now" shot of the old Riggs National Bank across from the Department of Treasury. See the 1919 and today's shot from Google Street View. Follow @GhostsofDC on Twitter for more updates.
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Reader's Choice: Why is Syracuse University in Woodley Park?
A curious Ghosts of D.C. reader posted on Facebook that she wanted to know why Syracuse has a house in Woodley Park. I too am curious each time I walk by the Greenberg House at 2301 Calvert St. NW. So I’m going to find out, as well as learn about the house’s history. This will be our first official “Reader’s Choice” and another “If Walls Could Talk.” It better...
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