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What Once Was

News for the Community: Origins of Washington’s Neighborhood Newspaper Tradition

[Editor’s Note: This is the second of two articles on the history of Washington’s newspapers, last month titled, “News for the Capital and the Nation: Politics and Washington’s Daily Newspapers.”] To view images full size & high resolution, left click on each By Matthew B. Gilmore* Hill Rag, the Georgetowner, Northwest Current ...

News for the Capital and the Nation: Politics and Washington’s Daily Newspapers

Making Washington’s “Swampoodle”: Irish Neighborhood in the Tiber Valley

One Final Flutter at Benning — the End of Horse Race Gambling in the District of Columbia

1845—Washington’s First Thanksgiving

Memories Fade: Washington’s most memorialized (and least known) President

It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity: Ninety years of manufactured weather in Washington

“Good order, good taste, and with due regard to public interests involved”: the origins of the Shipstead-Luce Act

Selling the Eyes of the Public – Washington Wages War on Billboards

Past Planning for the Future: DC’s 1950 Comprehensive Plan … or, Planning Atomic-Age Washington