January 8, 2018
The day after Pearl Harbor this is what the Lincoln Memorial looked like. Reminds me a little of what downtown Washington looked like the day after 9/11.
July 14, 2016
What a fascinating and bizarre old photo from 1923. You’ll clearly never see something like this again, not unlike the one we shared from the White House of an airplane taking off. Source: Library of Congress
January 25, 2016
is this one of the most impressive photos of the Lincoln Memorial? Source: Library of Congress
April 8, 2015
GoDCers, can you help out? When do you think this image of the Lincoln Memorial was taken? Source: bluebird87
March 26, 2015
Check out this cool image from 1930. This is a military C-41 blimp floating near the Lincoln Memorial in honor of Abe Lincoln’s birthday. Also, you can check out film footage of this at Critical Past.
December 23, 2013
This is cool. It’s some old stock film footage of the Lincoln Memorial from 1939, courtesy of Archive.org. Source: Archive.org
November 27, 2013
This is a terrific old photo that we found on Flickr. It shows the Lincoln Memorial as viewed across the Memorial Bridge from Virginia. Source: Library of Congress on Flickr
October 10, 2013
This is a great little find. We dug it up at the Boston Public Library (no, not actually in their building … on Flickr). Source: Boston Public Library
October 6, 2013
I’m busy watching playoff baseball (sadly, not our Nats) … cranking through the posts for next week and I wanted to share one immediately. Unfortunately, because of this government shutdown, you can’t replicate what this family...
August 30, 2019
Here’s a terrific photo from the famous “I Have a Dream” speech. MLK is waving to the crowd from the Lincoln Memorial. Don’t forget to check out this amazing one from the same day.