State War Navy Building

1917 - State, War, and Navy Building

World War I Allies’ Flags Flying at State, War, and Navy Building

How cool is this old photo from 1917? The French, U.S., and British flags were flying from the State, War, and Navy Building. Source: Library of Congress
Washington Monument from old State, War, and Navy Buildin

Washington Monument Seen from State, War, and Navy Building

Here’s a terrific old photograph that we dug up. We’ve never seen this angle before, showing the top of the Washington Monument, as viewed from the old State, War, and Navy Building. Source: Boston Public Library
State, War and Navy Building

View of the State, War and Navy Building From the Rose Garden

What a terrific old photo of the State, War and Navy Building around the turn of the century.
Parade of 'Reds' Here Ends in Arrest of 29 - November 11th, 1928 (Washington Post)

Parade of Communists Arrested at State, War and Navy Building

Everyone is aware of the communist scare stirred up by Senator McCarthy in the 1950s. Due to the media circus around that, sensationalizing it for the masses, it is still what we think of when we...
not really a bomb

Dumbass Causes Bomb Scare at State, War and Navy Building

Things were quite different about a century ago. People were a little more trusting, maybe naïve or innocent. I think this short piece in the Washington Post from January 9th, 1916 illustrates this perfectly. If this happened...
Photo showing a portion of the line waiting admission to the White House today

Thousands Wait in Line to Visit White House

Check out this photograph from January 2nd, 1922. This is the line of people waiting to get into the White House. The line stretches all the way up 17th St., across Pennsylvania Avenue in front of...
State, War, and Navy Building late 19th century by William Henry Jackson

Incredible Photo of State, War, Navy Building

This is an incredible photo that needs no commentary. It was taken by William Henry Jackson some time near the end of the 19th century. I came across this on a cool photo archive site Photographium....
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