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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.

History Mystery: Dating Door Keeper Buckingham

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History Mystery: The circa 2004 catalog record for the portrait of John E. Buckingham dated the image to 1865. When the photograph was pulled in 2015 for research regarding the assassination of President Lincoln, it was noted that the back, or verso, included a long note that threw doubt on the original cataloging.  Our task […]

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