Posts in category HSW in the News

The Man Who Mapped D.C. By Hand

The Man Who Mapped D.C. By Hand

By Tanvi Misra | The Atlantic City Lab, May 30, 2017 Read Tanvi Misra’s article here.

Historical Society of Washington, D.C. historian, Jane Levey, highlights the significance of D.C.’s Old Post Office

Historical Society of Washington, D.C. historian, Jane Levey, highlights the significance of D.C.’s Old Post Office

Jenna Lee Gets Exclusive Tour of Old Post Office Clock Tower Happening Now | Fox News Insider, April 21, 2017. Watch the interview with Jane Levey and the tour from Fox News Insider. 

GoFundMe Campaign: Historical Society Needs Some Modern Help to Preserve the Past

GoFundMe Campaign: Historical Society Needs Some Modern Help to Preserve the Past

By Rachel Kurzius | DCist, April 12, 2017 Read Rachel Kurzius’ article.

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 Read Briana Thomas’ article.

2016 Wrap-up, 2017 Lift-Off!

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While library services were on hiatus this past fall and as limited services returned at the beginning of the new year, the small but mighty Historical Society staff were far from idle.  Aided by incredible colleagues at partner institutions such as the National Building Museum, the Newseum, The George Washington University Museum – The Textile […]

Three Decades of Polaroids Show Vanishing D.C. Architecture

Three Decades of Polaroids Show Vanishing D.C. Architecture

By Mark Segraves | NBC4, January 11, 2017 Read Mark Segraves’ Article

District II: Photographing Change in the Nation’s Capital

District II: Photographing Change in the Nation’s Capital

On the Kojo Nnamdi Show | Aired Tuesday, January 3, 2017 Listen to this edition of the Kojo Nnamdi Show 

Best Photo Exhibits of 2016

Best Photo Exhibits of 2016

By Louis Jacobson | Washington City Paper, December 28, 2016 Read Louis Jacobson’s article.    

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.