DC HistoricalSociety

@DCHistory

The Historical Society of Washington, DC collects, interprets, and shares the history of our nation's capital! Founded 1894. On FB: http://t.co/r4cxWSry1k

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#WhosWhoWednesday: Recognize this famous lawyer known for leading women's suffrage parades? Pic ca 1913.

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#WhosWhoWednesday: Is not a who but a what! Recognize the local DC business this factory belongs to in the 1950s?

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Have #WorldCup fever? Explore historic photos of #sports in DC like this 1960/80's soccer game in #WestPotomacPark

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#WhosWhoWednesday: Charles Carroll Glover (1846-1936). Glover Park is a tribute to his work on DC green spaces.

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#WhosWhoWednesday: Can you name the Father of Rock Creek Park and the National Zoo? #DCHistory #trivia

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What #definesdc? staff are here doing research to prep for their teen curated exhibit on the topic

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#WhosWhoWednesday: Before Nat's Park America's Pastime was played in what D.C. stadium in 1925? #trivia #DCHistory

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#WhosWhoWednesday: Is American #poet #WaltWhitman. Photo from Junior League Collection (JL 0665). #DCHistory

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#WhosWhoWednesday: Recognize the poet whose work was inspired by the #CivilWar soldiers he met in #DC? Pic ca 1880

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#WhosWhoWednesday: Is Christian Fleetwood, Medal of Honor Recipient & leader of the Colored H.S.Cadet Corps in DC

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#WhosWhoWednesday: Recognize this #CivilWar hero, SGM of the 4th, w/ Medal of Honor? ca. 1884. #trivia

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#WhosWhoWednesday: Recognize this Washington Star cartoonist & policeman after one of his "chalk talks" ca. 1940?

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HSW turns 120! In March 1894 HSW held 1st meeting @ Columbian College, now GW. Pic of GW med students. #HSW120

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#WhosWhoWednesday: Is Andrew Carnegie, who funded the building that became HSW's home. #DCHistory #trivia

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#WhosWhoWednesday: Know this steel industrialist & donor of a "university for the people" of DC?

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#WhosWhoWednesday: Is Joseph Baylor Roberts, who photographed #CalvinCoolidge @ Oval Office. Worked for .

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#WhosWhoWednesday: Recognize Wash. Times & photographer (or his camera) from his early #selfie, ca 1930?

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Don't miss out! #Chinatown film-screening today 11:30am by . Pic of her interview @ HSW

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#WhosWhoWednesday is Alice Pike Barney, artist, #SheridanCircle local, & friend to Teddy Roosevelt. #DCHistory

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#WhosWhoWednesday: Can you name this #SheridanCircle artist, playwright & choreographer? Pic ca. 1900. #trivia

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