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When: 01 January 1939

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The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

[ca. 1943]

1 transparency : color.

Title from FSA or OWI agency caption.
Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.

World War, 1939-1945
Galleries & museums
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
United States--District of Columbia--Washington (D.C.)

Format: Transparencies--Color

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 12002-68 (DLC) 93845501

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Call Number: LC-USW36-753


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    • 22/Jan/2008 00:43:23

    Assuming this is the view from the Mall, today you would see the East Wing building off to the right.

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    zealous control

    • 11/Feb/2009 19:32:07

    Wow.. I think the building was around 7 or 8 years old at this time.. still geaming white.. todays it's acid-washed grey-tan.

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    • 28/Feb/2009 21:36:42

    A place to calabreted you brain.Nick D.P.

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    determined route

    • 11/Nov/2009 11:07:23