A Pictorial History of the Nations Capital
by Bob and Jane Levey
This fast-paced read is about tensionsespecially the struggles between blacks and whites, and between the city and its suburbs. It describes how the city grew as a ug of national crisesthe Civil War, World War I, the Great Depression, and WWII during which people scrambled for places to live. Boarding houses packed four or six in a room. This book is not about institutional Washington. Its about the people of the capitalwho they were and how they dealt with both everyday live and national crises. Its about how their city has changed & is still changing today.
8½ x 11 192 pages, over 350 photos, paperbound
#345 Washington Album $24.95