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NBMS Media Center: Historical Settings

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All above photographs are from the Library of Congress collections.  Look for your historical site there .

Rockville Railroad Station

Maryland Historical Trust

Maryland State Archives

Maryland National Park and Planning Commission - Montgomery

University of Baltimore Archives

Bethesda Theater

Maryland Historical Trust

Washington Post

Maryland State Archives

Art Deco Society of Washington


Old Stone House

National Park Service

Streets of Washington Stories and Images of Historic Washington, D.C.

Tours of DC

Glen Echo

A Summer of Change: The Civil Rights Story of Glen Echo Park


Maryland Historical Trust

Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, Inc.

Glen Echo – Cabin John Area History - Research from an individual local history expert

National Park Service

C & O Canal

National Park Service

Western Maryland Historical Library

Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office




Washington Post

U.S. General Services Administration​

Washingtonian Magazine

Octagon House

National Park Service

Architect's Foundation

Boundary Stones - WETA's Local History Blog

George Washington Libraries: Exhibits

Charles Sumner School

National Park Service

Washington Post Article


Cultural Tourist DC



Mary Church Terrell House

 National Park Service


Social Welfare History Project

Washington Post

Library of Congress





Database Resources for Historical Settings

Find passwords on Edline in upper right hand column. 


Student Resource Junior

Sirs Discoverer