Today’s post comes from National Archives Office of Strategy and Communications staff writer Rob Crotty.
Last week we asked our readers to share photos that match up with some old images we have in our library. We got two responses that really show just how much things have changed in Washington, DC. See our then and now photos, and share your own on our Facebook page!
Robert A Mosher’s photo of the Ford’s Theatre, modern day.
Ford’s Theatre in Lincoln’s time. Washington, DC (66-G-22B-1).
Martha Chapin’s photo of the Lincoln Memorial, modern day.
Photographer unknown. Installation of the statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC. 1920. Records of the Office of Public Buildings and Public Parks of the National Capital (42-M-J-1).