27 Jun 2022


Lost Capitol Hill: The End of the Bonus Army

Last week, we looked at Hill resident William Boswell’s recollections of the Bonus Army. While most of his interactions with them were to visit their campground across the river, as well as having some of them visit his home on M Street Southeast, he was also there on the day when they were removed. President […]

21 Jun 2022


Lost Capitol Hill: A Local remembers the Bonus Army

Many moons ago, I asked my readers what they would like to know more about. One query was about the Bonus Army of 1932, and where in DC, exactly, had they encamped while trying to convince the government to pay the bonuses they were to receive for their service during World War I. I came […]

19 Jun 2022


From the MPD Blotter

Arrests and other crime information in the area, directly from MPD. If you have a tip, you can always call 202-727-9099. You can also send info anonymously to the TEXT TIP LINE by texting 50411. Crime Solvers of Washington, DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment […]

18 Jun 2022


Lost Capitol Hill: The 1908 Eleventh Street Bridge

(This is a reposting of a piece that was published long ago, losing its images along the way) Over the last few weeks, I have written of a number of bridges that cross the Anacostia River. Today, we will look at the bridge that crossed at 11th Street from 1908 until the 1960s. Almost 30 […]

13 Jun 2022


Lost Capitol Hill: Fighting Joe Louis

When last we looked at Donald “Reds” Berry, he was ––at the tender age of 15–– becoming a boxer. In the course of 1930, he would fight at least a dozen bouts. The following year, he and Walter Kirkwood, a fellow D.C. boxer, hitchhiked across the country, putting on exhibitions as they went. While Berry […]

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