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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 - 12/20/2019 - 7:34am -

Office Xmas Party: 1925

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

535-07-5248 and Wife
... 3 (AP) - Richard "Rip" Raappana, 24, well-known southwest Washington athlete, was killed early Saturday. His automobile swerved into a ... at Kelso high. He played college football for Eastern Washington college at Cheney and last fall was with the University of Hawaii in ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/01/2020 - 3:52pm -

535-07-5248 and Wife

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

New York Telephone: 1950
... building is on the West Side Highway at Vesey Street. Washington Market You can read a little more about the demise of the Washington Market (across the street from the NY Tel building in the picture ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/07/2020 - 2:00pm -

New York Telephone: 1950

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

Pressing the Flesh: 1940
... should see this photo. I demonstrated in four "marches" on Washington and they couldn't hold a candle to this loony mass of humanity. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/22/2016 - 9:11pm -

Pressing the Flesh: 1940

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

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

Town and Country: 1913
June 28, 1913. Washington, D.C. "Massachusetts Avenue Heights." Woodland Drive at 32nd Street ... this sylvan intersection looks like today. Thank you. Washington Monument That property corner marker labeled "LOT 1" is the ... and $8.3 million. http://www.trulia.com/for_sale/Washington,DC/38.923526,38.928033,-77.066... Posh Digs This ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/11/2011 - 4:16pm -

Town and Country: 1913

Washington Square: 1921
... New York circa 1921. "Greenwich Village, Manhattan -- Washington Square and Fifth Avenue." 5x7 inch glass negative, Detroit ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/09/2017 - 12:07pm -

Washington Square: 1921

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

Queens of Comedy: 1919
        All of Washington is looking forward to the arrival of the famous Mack Sennett girls, ... photoproduction "Yankee Doodle in Berlin." -- News item (Washington Post) Washington, D.C., circa 1919. "Mack Sennett girls." An ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/30/2020 - 12:09pm -

Queens of Comedy: 1919

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

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

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

Edison Phonographs: 1906
... appears to be the same intersection -- 28th street and Washington Avenue today, looking towards the bridge going over railroad tracks. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/21/2020 - 11:48am -

Edison Phonographs: 1906

Ames Higher: 1902
Boston, 1902. "Ames Building and Washington Street." Completed in 1893, this 13-story office building (now a ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/28/2020 - 8:43am -

Ames Higher: 1902

Nightline: 1924
The year is 1924 and the city is Washington, D.C. What's going on here? Your guesses, educated and otherwise, ... are baseball fans. The original caption: "October 3, 1924. Washington, D.C. Waiting in line for tickets for the opening game of the World ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/21/2020 - 2:31pm -

Nightline: 1924

Cadillac Corner: 1906
Detroit circa 1906. "Hotel Cadillac, Washington Boulevard." Last seen here , with a different cast of characters. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/26/2020 - 1:20pm -

Cadillac Corner: 1906

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

Walla Walla Wheat: 1941
... and shipped by barge to Portland. Walla Walla County, Washington." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/11/2020 - 11:38am -

Walla Walla Wheat: 1941
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