Tag: Walter Reed Army Hospital

panorama of Walter Reed Hospital in 1919

1919 Panorama of Walter Reed Hospital

Here's a cool old panoramic photo of Walter Reed Hospital from 1919. Click on it for a larger version. Source: Library of Congress
map of Walter Reed in 1911

Map of Area Around Walter Reed in 1911

It's amazing to see how rural Washington was in the early 20th century. This is the Baist map of the area around Walter Reed...
Walter Reed wreck

One Killed, 18 Injured in Walter Reed Streetcar Wreck

On October 13th, 1919, an out-of-control streetcar was traveling down Georgia Ave. NW, near Walter Reed, when it slammed into a military truck, instantly...

Senator John Stennis Mugged and Shot in Front of Cleveland Park...

That's right, the Senator from Mississippi and chairman of the Armed Services Committee was shot both in the chest and the leg, after he...
Walter Reed Army Hospital flu ward circa 1919 (Shorpy)

Children Across D.C. Left Orphaned by Spanish Flu

I was researching a couple of stories and I came across an article that was so sad that I had to share it with...