Posts by Laura Barry

The Forgotten History of U Street

The Forgotten History of U Street
Vintage photos of Black Broadway, the hub of commercial, intellectual, and cultural life for African Americans in D.C. from the 1920s to the 1950s. By Briana Thomas | Washingtonian Magazine, February 12, 2017 The Republic Theater, on the north side of the 1300 block of U Street, 1945-1946. Photo by Robert McNeill (RU ET 61). Provided by Susan [...]

Three Decades of Polaroids Show Vanis...

Three Decades of Polaroids Show Vanishing D.C. Architecture
By Mark Segraves | NBC4, January 11, 2017 Read Mark Segraves’ Article Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pi [...]

District II: Photographing Change in ...

District II: Photographing Change in the Nation’s Capital
On the Kojo Nnamdi Show | Aired Tuesday, January 3, 2017 Photo Copyright Chris Earnshaw. K Street 800 block. Listen to this edition of the Kojo Nnamdi Show  Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens [...]

Best Photo Exhibits of 2016

Best Photo Exhibits of 2016
By Louis Jacobson | Washington City Paper, December 28, 2016 Read Louis Jacobson’s article.     Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Open [...]

At the National Building Museum, a Lo...

At the National Building Museum, a Look at D.C.’s Past
By Louis Jacobson | Washington City Paper, December 16, 2016   Photo by William “Bill” Barrett of 8th and K Street, NW from the Kiplinger Washington Collection. Read Louis Jacobson’s article. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twit [...]

Travel from Washington to Los Angeles...

Travel from Washington to Los Angeles at the Movies this Week
By Pat Padua | DCist, December 14, 2016 Read Pat Padua’s article. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinter [...]

Executive Director John Suau on the K...

Executive Director John Suau on the Kojo Nnamdi Show
On the Kojo Nnamdi Show | Aired December 12, 2016 Listen to this edition of the Kojo Nnamdi Show Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window [...]

For Lesser Known Art, Historical Exhi...

For Lesser Known Art, Historical Exhibits to Check Out in D.C.
By Rick Massimo | WTOP, December 9, 2016 Inner City, 1980s © Joseph Mills Read Rick Massimo’s article. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in [...]

Remembering a Time when Downtown Wash...

Remembering a Time when Downtown Washington was Gritty, not Pretty
By John Kelly | Washington Post, November 28, 2016 Photographer Chris Earnshaw. Image by John Kelly/The Washington Post. Read John Kelly’s article.  Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in [...]

A Visit to the Old Neighborhood

A Visit to the Old Neighborhood
The National Building Museum’s new exhibit will remind you of what D.C. used to look like. By Elena Goukassian | Washington Post Express, November 23, 2016 Copyright Joseph Mills. Read Elena Goukassian’s article. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to sha [...]