D.C. Public Library Joins the Commons

Unknown Soldier

Pennsylvania Avenue, Eastbound

We’d like to welcome the D.C. Public Library to the Commons on Flickr. The District of Columbia Public Library is a center of activity in the U.S. capital and this 7 set, 145 photo sampling from its collection features historic images of D.C.’s buildings and federal memorials, the Arlington National Cemetery, historic houses, and street scenes. Also featured are portraits of past presidents and other prominent Americans.

White House    Taft Inauguration

William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt    Easter egg roll on the lawn of the White House, ca. 1905

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