Posts tagged Chris Earnshaw

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 […]

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.    

DISTRICT II Walking Tour: Billy Luck’s Downtown

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Join the Historical Society of Washington, D.C., and photographer and architectural history raconteur Chris Earnshaw for a stroll and discover the people, places and scenes of bygone downtown D.C. This gently paced 90-minute walking tour will begin and end outside the west entrance to the National Building Museum; participants are encouraged to visit the related […]

The Polaroids of the Cowboy Poet

The Polaroids of the Cowboy Poet

He captured a crumbling city and almost went down with it. Then one man saw his photos. By Dan Zak | Washington Post, January 13, 2016 Read Dan Zak’s Article.

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Policewoman directs traffic at 7th St. and Massachusetts Ave. NW, ca. 1918. Photo by Zaccheus Spratt. (ZSI 132A)