This story ran on February 17, 2002



 Washington Seen A Photographic History, 1875-1965
by F. M. Miller and H. Gillette, Jr.
Here’s an impressive, oversize book of 350+ photos focusing, not on streets and monuments, but on the people of Washington–men and women, black and white–and the way they worked and lived. There are photos of an artificial limb factory, engravers and money counters at the Treasury Dept., the "plumbing room" somewhere deep in the Capitol, the crowded city in World War II, the suburban sprawl and more. The accompanying text offers an insightful commentary on the images.
9” x 12” 274 pages, index, illustrated, hardbound
#335 Washington Seen $36.95

Here are some sample pages...


Other stories and references: The Ghost Army of WWII...The Limb Maker...Duke Ellington...Ferries Across the Chessie .. Ninian Beall Sequence.....UFOs Over Washington