High Res History: Time Travel through Photos

Emily Robinson, an Intepreter at President Lincoln’s Cottage, recently ran across this fun photo blog that showcases a wealth of high resolution 19th and early 20th century photos of DC, including an extensive number of Civil War photos sourced from various places.  http://www.shorpy.com
 
Here are a couple of her favorite images:
http://www.shorpy.com/node/4319  (F Street downtown in 1865)
 
http://www.shorpy.com/node/4273  (14th & Irving in 1926.  This is where the Columbia Heights metro and new Target are today.)

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