At the National Building Museum, a Look at D.C.’s Past

At the National Building Museum, a Look at D.C.’s Past

By Louis Jacobson | Washington City Paper, December 16, 2016   Read Louis Jacobson’s article.

Travel from Washington to Los Angeles at the Movies this Week

Travel from Washington to Los Angeles at the Movies this Week

By Pat Padua | DCist, December 14, 2016 Read Pat Padua’s article.

Executive Director John Suau on the Kojo Nnamdi Show

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

For Lesser Known Art, Historical Exhibits to Check Out in D.C.

For Lesser Known Art, Historical Exhibits to Check Out in D.C.

By Rick Massimo | WTOP, December 9, 2016 Read Rick Massimo’s article.

Remembering a Time when Downtown Washington was Gritty, not Pretty

Remembering a Time when Downtown Washington was Gritty, not Pretty

By John Kelly | Washington Post, November 28, 2016 Read John Kelly’s article. 

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 Read Elena Goukassian’s article.

District II: A Photographic Look into D.C.’s Past

District II: A Photographic Look into D.C.’s Past

From the 1960’s onwards, see what the nation’s capital looked like for three local photographers. By Michelle Goldchain | Curbed DC, November 22, 2016 Read Michelle Goldchain’s article.

District II Exhibition at the National Building Museum

District II Exhibition at the National Building Museum

Mid City D.C. Magazine | November 10, 2016 Read article on slide 22.

Counterculture Wars: Remembering One of the District’s first Alternative Papers

Counterculture Wars: Remembering One of the District’s first Alternative Papers

By John Kelly | Washington Post, November 1, 2016 Read John Kelly’s article. 

D.C. History Moments at NMAAHC: Historical Society Staff Attend Behind-the-Scenes Preview

D.C. History Moments at NMAAHC: Historical Society Staff Attend Behind-the-Scenes Preview

To prepare for the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), the museum hosted a behind-the-scenes preview on Wednesday, September 14, 2016. The long anticipated opening of NMAAHC will be the Smithsonian Institution’s 19th museum. The Historical Society was honored to participate in to NMAAHC’s media preview; below are images from our […]

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