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panorama of Walter Reed Hospital in 1919
Take a Look Back in Time: A Panoramic Photo of Walter Reed Hospital from 1919
Take a look back in time with this panoramic photo of Walter Reed Hospital from 1919. Click on it for a larger version. Source: Library of Congress.
Walter Reed wreck
The Walter Reed Streetcar Wreck of October 13th, 1919
On October 13th, 1919, an out-of-control streetcar crashed into a military truck near Walter Reed, instantly killing one passenger and injuring 18 others. Learn more about this tragic accident and the Baltimore Sun's special report the following day.
Senator John Stennis Shot in Cleveland Park in 1973
In January 1973, Senator John Stennis of Mississippi was shot in the chest and leg in DC's Cleveland Park neighborhood. He survived 6 1/2 hours of surgery and two Washington teenagers were charged. Read the full story here.
Walter Reed Army Hospital flu ward circa 1919 (Shorpy)
A Closer Look at the Victims of Washington, DC's 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic
A deep dive into the stories of the victims of the 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic in Washington, DC. Learn about the families affected and the heroic efforts of charities to save the children who were left behind.

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