Washington DC Historic photos, documents, and people

November 10, 1944

President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Vice-President-elect Harry S. Truman, and Vice-President Henry Wallace in a car. President Roosevelt is returning to the Capitol from Union Station during a downpour of

December 25, 1940

The Roosevelt family in the East Room of the White House. Back Row (L-R): Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr.; John Roosevelt; John Boettiger Middle Row (L-R): Eleanor Roosevelt; Sara D. Roosevelt; Franklin D.

August 14, 1935

President Roosevelt signs Social Security Act, at approximately 3:30 pm EST on 14 August 1935. Standing with Roosevelt are Rep. Robert Doughton (D-NC); unknown person in shadow; Sen. Robert Wagner (D-N

Sunday. 7 yr. old news-boy, without a badge, who tried to "short-change" me when he sold me a paper. "He can rustle de poipers"another boy said. William Parralla, 313 Second St., S.W.,. Location: Wash

Solomon Sickle, 11 yr. old gum vendor, 321 Seventh St., Washington, D.C., Says he sells until 8 P.M. Very illiterate, been in this country only six months. Location: Washington (D.C.), District of Col

Sunday, 7 yr. old news-boy, without a badge, who tried to "short-change" me when he sold me a paper. "He can rustle de poipers" another boy said. William Parralla, 313 Second St., S.W., Washington, D.C

Tootsie, six yr. old news-boy, sells every day and Sunday for a young uncle who had to spend a good deal of his time driving Tootsie back on the job. Harry Murphy, 809 4 St., S.W., Washington, D.C. L

Tootsie, six yr. old news-boy, sells every day and Sunday for a young uncle who had to spend a good deal of his time driving Tootsie back on the job. Harry Murphy, 809 4-1/2 St., S.W., Washington, D.C.

Wilbur H. Woodward, 428 Third St., N.W., Washington, D.C., Western Union messenger 236, one of the youngsters on the border-line, (15 yrs. old) works until 8 P.M. only. Location: Washington (D.C.), Di