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Exploring Southwest D.C. Through This Old Photo From the 1930s and 1940s
Take a look back in time at Southwest D.C. in the 1930s & 1940s through this old photograph. See how the area has changed since then and explore the 1927 Baist map of the area.
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Woodrow Wilson in Southwest D.C.: An Old Photo from May 1913
Take a trip back in time to May 1913 with this amazing old photograph of the 28th President of the United States, Woodrow Wilson, driving around Southwest D.C. in a car!
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Exploring the 600 Block of G Street in Washington, DC Through Photos
This is a cool old photo from the 1940s showing the 600 block of G St in Washington, DC, which has been torn down. See more photos from the area and learn about the DC Public Library's Dig DC project.
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A Glimpse Into Life in Southwest Washington Between 1900s and 1910s
Take a look at a photo from southwest Washington between 1900s and 1910s, courtesy of Streets of Washington. Get a glimpse into the daily life of this time period and see how much has changed.
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50 Years Ago Today: The Washington Post Ad for Capitol Park Townhouses
50 years ago today, The Washington Post printed an advertisement for Capitol Park Townhouses. Today, the same area is unrecognizable due to developers modernizing it with brutalist, Soviet-like buildings.
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Tragedy of the Sky: The Drowning of Charles Willis in 1920
In March of 1920, Charles Willis of Chicago was tragically drowned when his parachute jump from an army airplane went wrong. We explore the story of his death and the rescue efforts that followed.
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