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What Once Was

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

To view images full size & high resolution, left click on each  By Matthew B. Gilmore*  The November 27, 1901 Evening Star announced the incorporation of The Soldiers and Sailors Historical and Benevolent Society, with “the object of the society. . . [being the] collection of the history of soldiers and sailors ...

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?

Washington’s First Bicycle Craze: ‘Cycling in the 1880s and 1890s

Architecture of an Asylum: St. Elizabeths 1852-2017