A Fascinating Glimpse At Old DC

A dated way to supply power to the city even then: power company workers in 1936

Ever wondered what life was like in Washington DC in the 1930s? We have — many, many times. Perhaps it’s our fascination with house history or local history in general, but this video really amazed us. It’s a rare 10-minute portrait of the city and it’s people, shot in the summer of 1936. Enjoy!