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Office Xmas Party: 1925
... gin in that oilcan? Ask the bear. December 1925. "Washington, D.C. -- Western Electric Co. group." There are enough little dramas ... Telephone and Telegraph. I suppose that this office in Washington was one of their distribution points. At any rate one interesting ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/14/2018 - 8:44am -

Office Xmas Party: 1925

Washington Prayer Siren: 1918
Washington, D.C., August 1918. "Angelus siren on roof of Evans building." Every ... interpreted differently a hundred years ago. Washington Post, Jun 16, 1918 Angelus Begins in D.C. June 23 ... Arranged. Arrangements for a complete observance of Washington's angelus, beginning June 23, in the various government offices have ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/28/2019 - 2:51pm -

Washington Prayer Siren: 1918

Evening Star: 1921
District of Columbia circa 1921. The Washington Evening Star building at 1101 Pennsylvania Avenue. National Photo ... before. The Hotel Harrington is still there too. Washington Star This picture is stirring a few memories. My father ... on strike with a few other coworkers. He was hired by the Washington Post when Star declared bankruptcy. I went to his workplace a few ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/04/2012 - 12:57pm -

Evening Star: 1921

Leave It to Beaver: 1958
... This had only happened once before in 1925 when the Washington Senators came back with three straight wins after being down 3-1 ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/15/2018 - 7:10pm -

Leave It to Beaver: 1958

The Spring House: 1944
... Georgia, circa 1944. "Spring house, Hill Plantation. Washington vicinity." 8x10 inch safety negative by Frances Benjamin Johnston ... on springs in the NY Times about a month ago. Not Washington. Sorry but that tree on the left is a long leaf pine tree and ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/22/2012 - 4:41pm -

The Spring House: 1944

Washington Monument: 1860
"Washington Monument as it stood for 25 years," 1860. Glass-plate (wet ... I'd love to read more about it. Some links on the Washington Monument I used to work as a researcher in the 1980s on some of ... the Internet, I found: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_monument Wikipedia has a good solid reference, including some ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/06/2012 - 4:19am -

Washington Monument: 1860

Crossing Dearborn: 1941
... did not get rid of seams, really. It was a style. Washington Street? My guess is that we're looking east down Washington Street. You can make out the name "Washington Shirt Co." on the building on the left. If you are heading east down ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/06/2011 - 1:39pm -

Crossing Dearborn: 1941

Washington: 1925
Union Station in Washington, D.C., circa 1925, with a baseball game next door. National Photo ... Collection glass negative. View full size. Only in Washington That's the first baseball field I've ever seen where the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/17/2012 - 10:19pm -

Washington: 1925

Washington Accessories: 1922
"Filling station, 17th & L." The Washington Accessories Co. service station under construction at 1703 L Street ... Matthew the Apostle, the cathedral for the Archdiocese of Washington. Another Beresford Project Washington Post Oct 9, 1921 ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/04/2012 - 12:05pm -

Washington Accessories: 1922

Beach Policeman: 1922
"June 30, 1922. Washington policeman Bill Norton measuring the distance between knee and suit ... My only question is... Where are the beaches in Washington, DC?!?! [Along the Potomac or Anacostia rivers. This is ... Tidal Basin. - Dave] Beaches in DC Is that the Washington Monument in the distance? With the Smithsonian Castle over to the ... 
 
Posted by Ken - 06/09/2018 - 4:21pm -

Beach Policeman: 1922

Lucky Ducks: 1927
... Poetry Eugenia won a poetry contest in the Washington Post. I can't find any other information about her. The listed ... Eugenia Dunbar (17) 1755 P street northwest. Washington Post, Sep 26, 1926 A Great Shot WOW -- Then as now, a ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/09/2018 - 4:25pm -

Lucky Ducks: 1927

Tankar Gas: 1937
... out you can see it in Street View, from 3rd Street at Washington : Re Frost shields Hard to tell from the ad davidk provided ... to be a block or two west of 5th Avenue, around 3rd and Washington. The 1940 map below shows the outline of the gas station office ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/20/2013 - 11:47am -

Tankar Gas: 1937

Full Service: 1942
... Spring 1942. "Girl having her tire changed in Southeast Washington." Photograph by Marjory Collins, Farm Security Administration. ... could have changed the tire herself. Re: Southeast Washington I wish I could figure out where in southeastern Washington, where ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 11/15/2013 - 12:26pm -

Full Service: 1942

Washington Street Market: 1952
Night view of the Washington Street produce market, New York City, 1952. View full size. ... TriBeCa, not the Meatpacking District as alluded to. The Washington Market was a huge produce market, as well as the center of the ... the WTC). [Thanks for the info. I have a series of Washington Market photos to post this week. - Dave] The funny part is... ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/16/2019 - 5:38pm -

Washington Street Market: 1952

The Case of the Parked Packard: 1939
... what is now called the Northeast Corridor line between Washington and Boston. Today the line is electrified for the entire distance, ... Virginia Ave SE I think this is on Virginia Ave SE in Washington, with the Capitol Power Plant in the background, prior to the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/13/2013 - 2:28pm -

The Case of the Parked Packard: 1939

This Is Florida: 1955
... soap, coin-operated radios in the motels. George Washington Slept Here Well maybe George Washington didn't, but I did. As a 10-year-old who loved anything ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/24/2019 - 8:42pm -

This Is Florida: 1955

Washington Lanes: 1925
Washington, D.C., circa 1925. "Convention Hall bowling alleys, Fifth and K ... a great photo, Dave. Pin-Spiller Paradise Washington Post, Aug 9, 1925 Huge Alleys Will Open in Fall ... will furnish the illumination at night. ... Washington Post, Aug 16, 1925 B.Y.P.U. Signs For New Alleys ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/03/2012 - 4:05pm -

Washington Lanes: 1925

Selma, Alabama: 1935
... of that GROC. Selma Supermarket This is now the Washington Street supermarket. Not that much different today. No kidding! Washington Street I was wondering what store this was. Ironically, I kinda ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/14/2019 - 10:27am -

Selma, Alabama: 1935

Birdman of Washington: 1915
Washington, D.C., circa 1915. "P.K. Chaconas Co. Market." Pictured: Proprietor ... This is a kind and happy man. Oldest Greek Market Washington Post Jul 2, 1922 P.K. Chaconas & Co., Inc. ... back. The latter is accredited for having originated in Washington the store on wheels, more familiarly known as the huckster wagon. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/27/2012 - 11:52am -

Birdman of Washington: 1915

Our Lady of Lourdes School
... and Convent Avenue. The school was built in 1913 in Washington Heights, an exclusively white, upper middle-class neighborhood. It ... of Manhattan on 144th off Convent. I had moved to upper Washington Heights by then but my doctor was still working out of there. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/14/2017 - 11:50am -

Our Lady of Lourdes School

March on Washington: 1925
... parade on Pennsylvania Avenue, August 8, 1925." From the Washington Post's report: "Phantom-like hosts of the Ku Klux Klan spread their ... So many white sheets Looks like the laundries in Washington did a good business for a few days. Special Attention to Ladies ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/07/2012 - 12:13pm -

March on Washington: 1925

Iowa City: 1940
... Iowa City I'm not sure, but this may be East Washington Street again, facing the opposite direction from the earlier photo ... City geography and landmarks tomorrow.) 300 block of Washington St. occnumber10: You could be right. My mental map of Iowa ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/19/2007 - 1:07am -

Iowa City: 1940

Team Players: 1906
Washington, D.C., or vicinity, 1906. "Boys school baseball '06." Harris & ... on to new info about an area. [There were several Washington-area schools that went by the name -- one was the Washington School for Boys on Wisconsin Avenue (the photo above), a boarding ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/07/2012 - 3:34am -

Team Players: 1906

Washington Flour: 1926
Washington, D.C., circa 1926. "Wilkins-Rogers Milling Co., exterior, 3261 Water Street." The Washington Flour mill on K Street, formerly Water Street, in Georgetown. The Washington Flour brand had a retail presence at least into the late 1960s. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/05/2012 - 5:31pm -

Washington Flour: 1926

Schott's Alley: 1941
... 1941. "Schoot's Court [i.e., Schott’s Alley ], Washington, D.C.; Senate Office Building is in the background. Four very small ... 4 p.m. but still could not see a doctor. He has been in Washington since 1906." Photo by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/15/2019 - 10:14am -

Schott's Alley: 1941

Ghost Cafe: 1941
... of which operated beneath a brothel), and from Utah and Washington to the Dakotas. On his and his wife's shared tombstone in ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/11/2019 - 5:46pm -

Ghost Cafe: 1941

Party Time: 1923
October 15, 1923. Washington, D.C. "Dorothy Mondell, Elizabeth Taylor Jones." National Photo ... . The shoes Are beautiful too! Best-Dressed Washington Girl Dorothy Mondell: "often spoken of as the best-dressed Washington girl." Washington Post, Jul 26, 1927. Mrs. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/01/2011 - 10:35am -

Party Time: 1923

A Scouting Outing: 1941
... and learning about Army equipment in Commerce Square, Washington, D.C." Acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/03/2019 - 9:13am -

A Scouting Outing: 1941

Greendale Girls: 1939
... ready-made towns constructed in Greenbelt, Maryland (near Washington, DC), Greenhills, Ohio (north of Cincinnati), and this one, in ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/14/2019 - 10:11am -

Greendale Girls: 1939

Driving With Dorris: 1920
... by Christopher Helin. View full size. 2150 Washington Street Built 1915. Just a block down from the Spreckels Mansion. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/03/2016 - 5:42pm -

Driving With Dorris: 1920
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