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Carl Mydans’s Georgetown

In the Library of Congress’s digital photograph collection is a group of photos taken by Carl Mydans of the capital’s poorer neighborhoods in the 1930s. A subset of these photos is of Georgetown. GM’s used them before occasionally, but Shorpy.com’s use of one of the more amusing of the shots last week inspired GM to do a little comparative work with the old shots.

For instance, the photo above of three boys playing with trucks on the sidewalk is on the 3400 block of O St.


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