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The Women’s Suffrage Parade of 1913

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Dazzling Display For Visiting Nicaraguan President (1939

This is a photograph we dug up at the Library of Congress. It shows a parade in honor of Nicaraguan President Gen. Anastasio Somoza, visiting the Washington DC on May 5th, 1939.

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Military Blimp Floats Over Lincoln Memorial

February 1930. Washington, D.C. "Army Airship C-41 lands on Mall and airmen, led by Brigadier General William J. Flood of the 19th Airship Company, place wreath at Lincoln Memorial, honoring Lincoln's Birthday."

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Beautiful View of the Capitol Down The Avenue in 1824

View of the Capitol, by Charles Burton, Watercolor on Paper - 1824 (source: U.S. Capitol Visitor Center)

“Rowhouses and moving company.” Circa 1925, the furniture and hauling business of Sam Madeoy at 600 H Street N.E. National Photo Company.

Quarters of General Alfred Pleasonton, and “Government Horse Shoeing Shop” at Left, 21st St. near F NW – Washington, D.C., April 1865

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Irish Thief and Family Arrested in Swampoodle for Assaulting Officers

Southeast view with Pennsylvania Ave. to the left and the Capitol grounds, A Street, and B Street (i.e., Independence Ave.) in the foreground; view includes the Wallach School and St. Peter’s Catholic Church. 1863

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Read This Book: The Siege of Washington

Tent life of the 31st Penn. Inf. (later, 82d Penn. Inf.) at Queen's farm, vicinity of Fort Slocum (now a park at Madison St. and Kansas Ave. NW).