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What Once Was

Washington Welcomes the Automobile: 120-year Romance — Part II, Adoption and Regulations

To view images full size & high resolution, left click on each By Matthew B. Gilmore* In 1900 there were approximately 11,000 horses in Washington, and 40 horse-shoers, and 66 commercial stables. This required a big government investment in street cleaning -- $76,000 annually -- which paid for 208 men, 20 horses, ...

Washington Welcomes the Automobile: 120-year Romance — Part I,  Anticipation and Local Innovation

Pensions, portfolios, and printing: J. Worth Carnahan in Washington, DC

Commandeered Housing in WWI Washington, DC: A Federal Landlording Nightmare

Merry Christmas, Washington: Evolution of the Holiday in the Nation’s Capital

One Last Tempo: Liberty Loan Building

1845—Washington’s First Thanksgiving

Washington’s Lost Month: the 1918-19 Spanish Influenza Epidemic in the District of Columbia

Naming Names: Washington’s Neighborhoods

Where did Washington DC’s 1950 Population of 800,000 Live?