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August 18, 2022
Willard Hotel Photos From 1904
What did the Willard Hotel look like just after it was built in the early 1900s. This series of photos shows the ornate interior as it was back then.
A Rare Look at Riggs Bank and the Department of Justice in Washington, DC
Take a look at this rare photograph of Riggs Bank and the Department of Justice in Washington, DC taken by Frances Benjamin Johnston. See the full image at the Library of Congress website.
Exploring the Whittemore House and the Women's National Democratic Club in 1900
Take a look back in time to 1900 and explore the Whittemore House and the Women's National Democratic Club with these beautiful historical photos. Check out the websites to learn more about the amazing history of these locations!
Uncovering History: A Look at an Old Photo Taken by Frances Benjamin Johnston
Take a look back in time with this old photo taken by Frances Benjamin Johnston at the turn of the 20th century. See it for yourself and uncover a piece of history!
A Look at Western High School in 1900
Take a look back in time to 1900 and explore the history of Western High School. The photo was taken by Frances Benjamin Johnston and the building now houses the Duke Ellington School of the Arts.
A Glimpse into the Past: Frances Benjamin Johnston in an Automobile
A glimpse into the past! See a rare photo of Frances Benjamin Johnston and three others in an automobile from the early 20th century. An incredible image from the Library of Congress.
November 14th, 1888: A Photo of Riggs Bank - the Dept. of Justice for A.P.A. by Frances Benjamin Johnston
Take a step back in time to November 14th, 1888 with this photo of Riggs Bank - the Dept. of Justice for A.P.A. taken by Frances Benjamin Johnston. Explore the history behind this incredible image!
A Sight You're Unlikely to See Today: Kids Riding a Goat Cart on the South Lawn
Take a look back in time to a sight you're unlikely to see today: kids riding a goat cart on the South Lawn. Major Russell Harrison and his children provide a glimpse of quaint times gone by.
A Look Back: A Policeman Standing Guard at the White House in the Early 1900s
Take a look back in time to the early 1900s with this photo of a policeman standing guard at the entrance to the White House, taken by Frances Benjamin Johnston.
Exploring History Through Photographs: Women Exercising at Western High School, 1899
Step back in time and explore the fascinating history of women exercising at Western High School in 1899. See photos taken by Frances Benjamin Johnston and discover more about the forgotten past.
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