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A Treasure Trove of D.C.'s Historic Photos Have Been Unveiled

Photo via Carl Mydans. November 1935

Take a blast to the past with over 170,000 photos of what the United States looked like during the Great Depression. Yale University researchers published the photographic treasure trove earlier this week with nearly 6,000 images cataloging Washington, D.C.'s history. All of the photos were taken between 1935 and 1945 by a fleet of photographers like Dorothea Lange who were recruited by the Farm Security Administration. In this interactive map, Yale allows you to journey to different areas of what the U.S. looked like during that time. Below, check out some of Curbed's favorite photos from the collection.


· Photogrammar [Yale]