To find other historic photos, maps and documents relevant to the Capitol Hill neighborhood, check the books listed on our Bibliography page as well as the extensive photo collections at the Historical Society of Washington and the Washingtoniana division of the DC Public Library; links are on our Other Links page.
Lorraine Reid wandered the area around the Capitol in 1947 photographing buildings she came upon. Many were in dilapidated condition, and none survive today. Mrs. Reid donated her collection of mounted prints to the Overbeck Project in 2013.
The late John Alexander purchased this original drawing of a lively, cheerful scene at the corner of Third and Pennsylvania Avenue SE from artist Elizabeth Beer, after seeing it in the Capitol Hill Spectator's Sept. 14, 1967 edition.