Washington Seen A Photographic History, 1875-1965
by F. M. Miller and H. Gillette, Jr.
Heres an impressive, oversize book of 350+ photos focusing,
not on streets and monuments, but on the people of Washingtonmen
and women, black and whiteand 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
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