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Reliving the Fourth of July in Washington, DC - 1919
Relive the Fourth of July in Washington, DC, way back in 1919 with these amazing photos from the Library of Congress. Take a step back in time!
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Celebrating the Fourth of July at the Foot of the Washington Monument in 1919
Celebrate the 4th of July with us by taking a look at this amazing old photograph of the crowd gathered at the foot of the Washington Monument in 1919! See the photo here.
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A Look Back at Washington DC's 1914 Fourth of July Celebrations
Take a look back in time at Washington DC's 1914 Fourth of July celebrations with us! We've dug up great photos, an Independence Day program, and more. Come explore the festivities of 100 years ago!
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Fascinating Costumes and Facial Expressions from a Century Ago
Step back in time and explore the fascinating costumes and facial expressions of 1919. See a "Fourth of July tableau on the Ellipse" featuring 'Columbia', 'Liberty' and dancers in a stunning Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.
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John Carroll Brent's Appeal for Funds to Complete the Washington Monument in 1854
In 1854, John Carroll Brent called upon Americans to donate funds to complete the Washington Monument with the upcoming Fourth of July celebrations. Learn more about this failed attempt and the history of the monument.
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Beach Boys Play the National Mall: July 4th, 1980
Who doesn’t like the Beach Boys? This was a pretty big concert on the National Mall for the first July 4th celebration in the 80s. Did any of you attend this show?
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