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Marcus Moore Restorations

What Once Was

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

To view images full size & high resolution, left click on each By Matthew B. Gilmore* It all began (we now believe) in Kansas. But news reports of the influenza epidemic, also known as the grippe, first trickled in from Europe. [caption id="attachment_13049" align="alignleft" width="257"]...

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

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

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

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