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The National lines before Washington : a map exhibiting the defences of the national capital and positions of the several divisions of the grand Union Army : supplement to the New-York times : New York, Saturday, December 7, 1861.

United States from "A Change of National Empire; or arguments in favour of the removal of the National Capital from Washington City to the Mississippi Valley. Illustrated with maps"

Winter at the National Capital - a night session

U.S. Capitol from "The Story of Washington, the National Capital ... Illustrated"

map from "The Story of Washington, the National Capital ... Illustrated"

Crown Prince and Princess of Sweden will live here. The Swedish Legation, located in the fashionable section of Washington, will be the home of the Crown Prince and Princess of Sweden during their stay in the National Capital the latter part of May

Crown Prince and Princess of Sweden will live here. The Swedish Legation, located in the fashionable section of Washington, will be the home of the Crown Prince and Princess of Sweden during their stay in the National Capital the latter part of May

[Exterior view of the National Capital Brewing Company building, Washington, D.C.]

Mrs. O.C. Coolican taking the fence on Happy Days, her entry in the National Capital Horse Show, opening in Washington, May 14th

National Capital Brewery

FOX HUNTERS IN NATIONAL CAPITAL HORSE SHOW

Ceremonies - Washington - Washington Armistice Celebration. The National Capital was the scene of hundreds of impromptu meetings and music services such as seen here. Anyone could be the leader and anyone could "join in."

HORSE SHOWS. DIRECTORS OF NATIONAL CAPITAL HORSE SHOW, AT GROUNDS

On one of the hottest days recorded in the National Capital both women and children rush to the water for relief. Snapped in Rock Creek Park

National capital centennial

Miss Elsie Tydings who had the distinction of purchasing the first ticket sold for a World Series in the National Capital. She was no. 1 in the 1st line this morning

Theodore Douglas Robinson, the Assistant Secretary of the Navy, with Mrs. Robinson and their daughter, Helen, snapped at the National Capital Horse Show today

Lincoln's birthday honored in Capital. The widespread observance of Lincoln's birthday in the National Capital reached its high note at 2 o'clock in the afternoon [...] the Maryland Division, Sons of Veterans, U.S.A. and [...] at the Lincoln Memorial before the Massive statue of the president

National Capital of Yesterday

Katharine Meyer, daughter of Eugene Meyer, managing director of the War Finance Corp., snapped at the Riding and Hunt Club today on "Seewandda" an entry in the coming National Capital Horse Show

In the spotlight at first Whippet races In National Capital. Washington society folk and government officials turned out enmasse for the introduction of Whippet racing in the National Capital today. Snapped in one of the boxes were, left to right: ... Washington publisher and noted sportsman; ... Frederick H. Gillett of Massachusetts

In the spotlight at first Whippet races In National Capital. Washington society folk and government officials turned out enmasse for the introduction of Whippet racing in the National Capital today. Snapped in one of the boxes were, left to right: [...] Washington publisher and noted sportsman; [...] Frederick H. Gillett of Massachusetts

First Lady of the land tries Army chow. While inspecting the United States Army Medical exhibit in Washington today, Mrs. Calvin Coolidge, sampled a piece of meat prepared by one of the soldier cooks. The exhibit was staged for the delegates to the annual convention of the American Medical Association being held in the National Capital. On the left in the photograph is Capt. G.R. Sandrock and Maj. J.P. Fletcher, in charge of the exhibit

President Coolidge calls on President Machado of Cuba upon arrival in Washington. President Coolidge with President Gerardo Machado of Cuba [...]ides photographed at the Cuban embassy in Washington Chief Executive of the United States paid a return [...]a's President. President Machado had previously President Coolidge at the White House shortly after [...]l in the National Capital

Architects open convention in Washington. The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architec[...] its annual convention in the National Capital today distinguished teachers of architecture from all part [...] country in attendance. In the group, left to right: Goldsmith, University of Kansas and Vice-President of [...] Association; Edward S. Campbell of the Beaux Arts Inst[...] of Design, New York City; Roy Jones, University of M[...] and Secretary; Warren P. Laird, Dean of School of Fin[...] of University of Pennsylvania

First Lady of the land tries Army chow. While inspecting the United States Army Medical exhibit in Washington today, Mrs. Calvin Coolidge, sampled a piece of meat prepared by one of the soldier cooks. The exhibit was staged for the delegates to the annual convention of the American Medical Association being held in the National Capital. On the left in the photograph is Capt. G.R. Sandrock and Maj. J.P. Fletcher, in charge of the exhibit

Governor General of Canada is welcomed to Washington by Secretary of State Kellogg. Attended by all the pomp and ceremony a republic can bestow, Governor General Willingdon of Canada was welcomed on his arrival in Washington today by the Secretary of State Kellogg, (right). The Governor General was accompanied by his wife Viscountess Willingdon of Canada was welcomed on his arrival in Washington today by the Secretary of State Kellogg, (right). The Governor General was accompanied by his wife Viscountess Willingdon and they will extensively be entertained in the National Capital until Friday

Noted German athlete works out at Georgetown University. Dr. Otto Peltzer, noted German track star and conqueror of Paavo Nurmi and Edvin Wide at 1,500 meters, working out for the benefit of the Georgetown University trackmen at the school today where he is a guest during his stay in the National Capital

"We are never too old to learn." This old adage has been clearly proven in the case of Noe Demers of Massachusetts, who at the age of 70 years has mastered the English language and passed his citizenship examination. He was recently chosen as one of the three outstanding Americanization students in the state of Massachusetts and rewarded with a trip to the National Capital where he was received by President Coolidge today. He is shown in picture with Congresswoman Edith Nourse Rogers of Massachusetts who presented him to the president White House, Washington, D.C.

Noted German athlete works out at Georgetown University. Dr. Otto Peltzer, noted German track star and conqueror of Paavo Nurmi and Edvin Wide at 1,500 meters, working out for the benefit of the Georgetown University trackmen at the school today where he is a guest during his stay in the National Capital

"We are never too old to learn." This old adage has been clearly proven in the case of Noe Demers of Massachusetts, who at the age of 70 years has mastered the English language and passed his citizenship examination. He was recently chosen as one of the three outstanding Americanization students in the state of Massachusetts and rewarded with a trip to the National Capital where he was received by President Coolidge today. He is shown in picture with Congresswoman Edith Nourse Rogers of Massachusetts who presented him to the president [White House, Washington, D.C.]

Japanese Ambassador and [...] Matsadaira first to view Washington Amaryllis Show. The Japanese Ambassador and Mme. Tsuneo Matsudaira snapped at the opening of the Washington Amaryllis Show today. This is the fifteenth annual amaryllis show held by the Department of Agriculture which attracts many thousands of flower lovers to the National Capital every year

Mrs. Victor J. Evans, who, with her husband, a Washington attorney, have a private zoo just outside of the National Capital, is shown feeding the blue and white macaws she has tamed

Wife of New York department store magnate captures first and second prizes at Washington Horse Show. Mrs. Bernard Gimbel, wife of the New York department store magnate, and her horses Capt. Doane (left) and welcome with with whom she captured first and second prizes in the Ladies Hunters class at the National Capital Horse Show today. Capt. Doane is the $12,000 dollar horse who has been capturing many blue ribbons in eastern horse shows recently

Washington society youngster shoes pony for children's horse show. Young Howland Russell, grandson of Mrs Borden Harriman, refuses to intrust to a groom the important business of preparing his pony "Tottles" for the Children's Horse Show which will held in the National Capital on St. Patrick's Day

Washington society youngster shoes pony for children's horse show. Young Howland Russell, grandson of Mrs Borden Harriman, refuses to intrust to a groom the important business of preparing his pony "Tottles" for the Children's Horse Show which will held in the National Capital on St. Patrick's Day

[Wife of New York department store magnate captures first and second prizes at Washington Horse Show. Mrs. Bernard Gimbel, wife of the New York department store magnate, and her horses Capt. Doane (left) and welcome with with whom she captured first and second prizes in the Ladies Hunters class at the National Capital Horse Show today. Capt. Doane is the $12,000 dollar horse who has been capturing many blue ribbons in eastern horse shows recently]

Japanese Ambassador and ... Matsadaira first to view Washington Amaryllis Show. The Japanese Ambassador and Mme. Tsuneo Matsudaira snapped at the opening of the Washington Amaryllis Show today. This is the fifteenth annual amaryllis show held by the Department of Agriculture which attracts many thousands of flower lovers to the National Capital every year

Washington society youngsters impersonate "Horse Marines" at children's horse show. The Misses Jinks of the Horse Marines all set for the Children's Horse Show which will be held in the National Capital on St. Patrick's Day. They are, left to right: Margaretta Rowland; Katrina McCormick, daughter of Mrs. Medill McCormick of Illinois and Miss Anne Rollins

Uncle Sam's largest submarine arrives at Washington Navy Yard. The fleet submarine V-4, largest, latest and only mine-laying submarine of the United States Navy, as she appeared after docking at the Navy Yard in the National Capital today. Lieut. Comd. W.M. Quigley is in command of this submarine

President Coolidge is invited to fly over Washington. Russ Halley, banker and aviator of Rapid City, North Dakota, where President Coolidge spent last summer's vacation, arrived in Washington today in his 15-passenger plane. He immediately went to the White House to invite the President for a flight over the National Capital which offer was refused with thanks by the Chief executive. Senator Peter Norbeck of North Dakota is on the left

Mrs. Victor J. Evans, who, with her husband, a Washington attorney, have a private zoo just outside of the National Capital, is shown feeding the blue and white macaws she has tamed

Noted woman gem collector is holding exhibit in National Capital. Famous gems that are worth a king's ransom were displayed at a private showing at the Grace Dodge Hotel in Washington this week by Miss Harriet Keith Fobes, noted gem collector of New York. It was from Miss Fobe's wonderful collection that Mrs. Coolidge received her first inaugural present in 1924, the lovely crystal and silver necklace given her by Mrs William M. Butler, whose husband was then chairman of the Republican National Committee

Mayor Walker of New York confers with Secretary Mellon and other members of Coolidge Cabinet. "Jimmie" Walker, the dapper Mayor of New York City, arrived in the National Capital today and immediately went into conference with Secretary of the Treasury Mellon and Postmaster General New and other high government officials regarding the proposed Federal appropriations for a new Federal court building in New York City and the removal of the present postoffice to a new site in the Metropolis. In the photograph, left to right: (sitting) Undersecretary of the Treasury Ogden L. Mills; Major Walker; Secretary Mellon; Attorney General Sargent; and Postmaster Joseph Johnson, New York City commissioner of Public Works; James A. Wetmore, acting supervising architect of the Treasury; Paul Block, newspaper publisher; Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Carl T. Schuneman; and First Assistant Postmaster General John H. Bartlett

President Hoover lights Nation's Capital community Xmas tree. President Hoover pressed the button that set the community Christmas tree of the National Capital ablaze with varied colored lights tonight, Christmas Eve, December 24. The Chief Executive was accompanied by Mrs. Hoover while members of the Cabinet and other high officials of the government looked on

Great Britain's Prime Minister receives degree from George Washington University. Ramsey MacDonald, Prime Minister of Great Britain, receiving an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws from President Cloyd Hock Martin (right) of George Washington University in the National Capital. The British Ambassador Sir Esme Howard is on left

May be next cabinet lady. Mrs. William J. Donovan, wife of the Assistant Attorney General and who is now being prominently mentioned as Attorney General in the Hoover cabinet, is an ardent horsewoman and is frequent seen on the bridle paths around the National Capital

President Hoover officially opens baseball season in National Capital. President Hoover tossing out the first ball to officially open the baseball season in Washington today. The Washington Senators played in the Philadelelphia Athletics in the season's opener. In the photograph, left to right: Secretary of Agriculture Arthur M. Hyde; Mrs. Herbert Hoover; President Hoover; Secretary of Treasury Andrew Mellon (sitting) Secretary of War James W. Good; Walter Johnson; and Clark Griffith

President and Mrs. Hoover lead nation in observing Memorial Day. The National Capital, led by President and Mrs. Hoover, today, Memorial Day, paid tribute to America's dead heroes of 4 wars at Arlington National Cemetary. President Hoover is shown placing a wreath on the tomb of America's Unknown Soldier. Following the Chief Executive Mrs.Hoover placed a bunch of white carnations on the tomb

Puerto Rican beauty attends Red Cross Convention in Washington. From far off Puerto Rico comes Senorita J. Rodriguez (left) to attend the eighth annual convention of the American Red Cross in Washington. Miss Flora Lavisson, of the National Capital greeted the beauty on her arrival

President Hoover lights Nation's Capital community Xmas tree. President Hoover pressed the button that set the community Christmas tree of the National Capital ablaze with varied colored lights tonight, Christmas Eve, December 24. The Chief Executive was accompanied by Mrs. Hoover while members of the Cabinet and other high officials of the government looked on

Secretary of Treasury Mellon and model of showing new buildings Uncle Sam will erect. Secretary of the Treasury Andrew W. Mellon, who is chairman with the responsibility for the new government building Uncle Sam will erect in Washington and which will make the National Capital the finest Capital in the world. [...] is shown with the model for the new building program which he displayed to President Hoover and other high officials of the Government at a meeting at the United States Chamber of Commerce

President-elect Pascual Ortiz Rubio of Mexico arrives at the National Capital. This picture was made at the Union Station, Washington. In the group, left to right: Mrs. Henry L. Stimson, wife of the Secretary of State; Senora Ortiz Rubio; President-elect Rubio; Secretary of State Stimson and the Mexican Ambassador to the United States Manuel Tollez

May be next cabinet lady. Mrs. William J. Donovan, wife of the Assistant Attorney General and who is now being prominently mentioned as Attorney General in the Hoover cabinet, is an ardent horsewoman and is frequent seen on the bridle paths around the National Capital

Vice President Curtis receives peace pipe from Chief Red Tomahawk, slayer of Sitting Bull. Chief Red Tomahawk, leader of the Sioux Nation and credited with having killed Sitting Bull, presented Vice President Curtis with a peace pipe at the United States Capitol today. Chief Red Tomahawk, who is 80 years old, is in the National Capital repaying the visit of Chief of Staff Charles P. Summerall, who last year was a guest of the Chief in his Western home

President Hoover wishes "Big Train" best of luck in first season as manager. President Hoover shaking hands with Walter Johnson, the new manager of the Washington Senators, shortly before he tossed out the first ball to open the baseball season in the National Capital today

Woman develops run-down farm Into a paying stone quarry. Mrs. Lilly C. Stone, residing near Bethesda, Maryland, is said to be the only woman quarrier. She operates several stone quarries and they are supplying building materials for many of the finest structures in the National Capital. Mrs. Stone has salvaged a run-down farm that would hardly sprout soy-beans into a rock farm, mining the earth for choice building stone

Secretary of War and U.S. Chief of Staff observe Army Day in Washington. The Secretary of War James W. Good and General Charles P. Summerall, U.S. Chief of Staff; led the National Capital in observing Army Day today April 6. They both spoke to a large gathering on the north front of the War Department

Daughter of Secretary of Commerce is ardent horsewoman. An ardent devotee of the bridal paths in the National Capital is Miss Gertrude Lamont, daughter of the Secretary of Commerce and Mrs. Robert P. Lamont, who is shown in this photograph with her favorite mount

Daughter of Secretary of Commerce is ardent horsewoman. An ardent devotee of the bridal paths in the National Capital is Miss Gertrude Lamont, daughter of the Secretary of Commerce and Mrs. Robert P. Lamont, who is shown in this photograph with her favorite mount

Birthday of Thomas Jefferson is observed in Washington. Col. President Scott Key-Smith, great-great-grandson of the author of "The Star Spangled Banner," placing a wreath on the statue of Thomas Jefferson at the Capitol today following a ceremony conducted under the auspices of the Society for the National Capital Memorial of Thomas Jefferson. 4/13/32

Making tapestry is hobby of second U.S. Woman envoy. Washington, D.C., April 21. Weaving tapestry is the favorite hobby of Mrs. J. Borden Harriman, recently appointed U.S. Minister to Norway by President Roosevelt. She is the second woman to named a U.S. Envoy by the President. Mrs. Ruth Bryan Owen was the first having served as Minister to Denmark until her recent marriage. Mrs. Harriman is shown at her home "Uplands" in the National capital, 4/21/1937

"Aunt Bessie's" home. Washington, D.C., Oct. 29. This unimposing apartment house will no doubt be the scene of a visit from the Duke and Duchess of Windsor when they come to the National Capital sometime next month. It is the home of Mrs. D.C. Merryman, the Duchess' Aunt Bessie. The building is located in a quiet residential neighborhood, just off Connecticut Ave. 102937

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. Students listening in on a hearing of the Naval Affairs Committee

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. Students on their way to visit the Capitol

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. At the Lincoln Memorial

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. Students at a motion picture on the United States Coast Guard at the United States Maritime Commission

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. On the way up the steps to the Lincoln Memorial. The Washington Monument is in the background

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. At the White House, Mrs. Roosevelt was presented with a bouquet by one of the students

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. Pan-American party at American University

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. Mrs. Roosevelt greeting each one as they visited the White House

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. On the Capitol steps

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. Students taking notes at a hearing of the Naval Affairs Committee

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. Examining a relief map at the Pan-American Union

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. On the Capitol steps

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. Students in the hallway of the Library of Congress

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. Examining maps and catalogues on the steps of the National Art Gallery

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. A student on his way from the Library of Congress to the Capitol making notes about what he has seen using a friend's back for a desk

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. Students examining the U.S. Constitution, with the Declaration of Independence above them

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. Students looking at the city from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. A delegation from Massachusetts talking with their Congressman, Tom Elliot

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. Students examining books in the Library of Congress

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. Students listening in on a hearing of the Naval Affairs Committee

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. Examining maps and catalogues on the steps of the National Art Gallery

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. Congressman Tom Eliot of Massachusetts chatting with a delegate from his state

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. On the Capitol steps

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. At the Lincoln Memorial

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. Examining maps and catalogues on the steps of the National Art Gallery

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. Students witness a hearing of the Naval Affairs Committee. Senator Walsh, chairman, can be seen in the background

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. Mrs. Roosevelt apologizes to students for the disarray of the White House rooms which are being prepared for air raids

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. Students posing for a group photograph with the Capitol in the background

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. Examining a relief map at the Pan-American Union

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. Examining a relief map at the Pan-American Union

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. Talking to a parrot in the patio of the Pan-American Union

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. Students in the patio of the Pan-American Union

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. Students coming down from the Supreme Court steps