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Digging Out: 1922

Digging Out: 1922

Washington, D.C., after the blizzard of January 1922. "Snow" is all it says on the caption card; we wonder if the absence of a shadow might portend six more weeks of winter. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Home Sweet Home

Oh sure everything looks fine. Nice and cozy. You hang a few pictures, invite the neighbors over for drinks, and then someone goes crazy on you and lights a fire in the fireplace.

Knickerbocker Storm of 1922

The blizzard took its name from the collapse of the snow-laden roof of the Knickerbocker Theatre on January 28, 1922, which killed 98 people.

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