Posts in category Washington D.C.
Kiosk at National Mall This little information Kiosk at National Mall in Washington D.C. still exists today. At first it seems to be an rather unremarkable photo. Some guy, in a military uniform, manning a kiosk at the National Mall in Washington D.C. Imagine this job in the summer! The information kiosk even looks the same, without any shade [...]
Today’s picture is a vintage photo of the United States Treasury Building from April 1969. It looks like it’s from an mid-Spring trip the photographer took to Washington D.C. While in line to get into the White House, he snapped this picture. In 1969, David M. Kennedy was Secretary of the Treasury. He worked over saw operations i [...]
White House Tourists – 1969 We saw a portion of this line of Tourists waiting to get into the White House before. This time we get to see an actual picture of the White House taken from the road in front of the South Lawn. These photos were taken in March 1969 so President Richard Nixon would have only been in office a few months at thi [...]
The Washington Monument stands on a little hill on the National Mall in Washington D.C. It stands due east of the Lincoln Memorial and the reflecting pool. To the north is the White House, and to the East is the Capitol Building. It was erected in honor of the United State’s first president, George Washington. Construction started in [...]
Back in the 1960s, instead of standing in line for hours for the latest movie, people stood in line for hours to get into the White House in Washington DC. Note that the Washington Monument is in the background. This was March 1969, so people are a bit bundled up because of the weather there. Richard Nixon would have been President for only [...]