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Ford's Theatre
Pictures Tell a Story: Exploring an Old Photograph of Ford's Theatre
Explore an old photograph of Ford's Theatre with us in the new "Pictures Tell a Story" series. We've dug up some fascinating facts about the people and buildings in the photo, including a prosthetic legs store and Georgetown College.
Botanical Gardens, Washington D.C. by Mathew Brady
Uncovering the Past: An Awesome Photograph Found at The National Archives
Uncovering the past, we found an awesome photograph taken in the Botanical Gardens of Washington D.C. by Mathew Brady at The National Archives. View the original here.
1860s view of Washington DC
A Look at the Old Patent Office in the Background of a 1860s View of Washington DC
Take a look at this 1860s view of Washington DC, featuring the Old Patent Office in the background. The photograph provides a unique glimpse into the city’s history and architecture.
C&O Canal in 1860
Allan's Nice Contribution of C&O Canal Shot Taken by Mathew Brady in 1860
Check out this nice contribution by GoDCer Allan of a shot of the C&O Canal taken by Mathew Brady in 1860. View the image and learn more about the history of the canal.
Capitol Building circa 1863
A Rare Glimpse of the Capitol Building from the Civil War: The Photograph by Mathew Brady
Take a look at this historic photograph of the Capitol Building from the Civil War, taken by the acclaimed photographer Mathew Brady. Learn about the Civil War and see the photo here.
"Tilden or Blood" by Thomas Nast in Harper's weekly - Febuary 17th 1877 (Wikipedia)
What Happened on Election Day in 1876?
National Republican – Tuesday, November 7th, 1876 If you’re a history buff — and a presidential history buff — you’re well aware of the 1876 U.S. Presidential election. This is not a post about that. You can read up on the whole election on Wikipedia as well as the resulting “corrupt bargain,” the Compromise of 1877 — ending military occupation of the southern states (effectively ending Reconstruction) and installing the Republican, Rutherford...

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