Shorpy March 08, 2017

Washington, D.C., circa 1921. “1301 K Street N.W.” With a sign in the window offering TABLE BOARD; just down Thirteenth we can see the Franklin Tire Works and its promise of FREE AIR. 8×6 inch glass negative.


Washington, D.C., circa 1926. “National Capital Storage & Moving Co.” At 52 N Street N.E., the Will-Witt motor truck garage last seen here. This older-generation van wears solid rubber tires, acetylene-gas headlamps and at least one repaint. 8×10 inch glass negative, National Photo Company.


Circa 1928. “Takoma Park, Maryland. Washington Sanitarium laboratory.” National Photo Company Collection glass negative.