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A Guide to Washington, D.C., Materials

Selected Bibliography

Bookstack, Library of Congress
Bookstack, Library of Congress.
1 photographic print.
1890 April.
Prints and Photographs Division.
Reproduction Number:
LC-USZ62-59170

General Interest

Allen, William C. History of the United States Capitol: A Chronicle of Design, Construction, and Politics. Washington, D.C.: GPO, 2001. [Catalog Record]

Applewhite, E.J. Washington Itself: An Informal Guide to the Capital of the United States. Lanham, Md.: Madison Books, 1993. [Catalog Record]

Borchert, James. Alley Life in Washington: Family, Community, Religion, and Folklife in the City, 1850-1970. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1980. [Catalog Record]

Bowling, Kenneth R. The Creation of Washington, D.C.: The Idea and Location of the American Capital. Fairfax, Va.: George Mason University Press, 1991. [Catalog Record]

Collins, Kathleen. Washingtoniana: Photographs: Collections in the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress. Washington: The Library, 1989. [Catalog Record]

D’Angelis, Gina. It Happened in Washington, D.C. Guilford, Conn.: TwoDot, 2004. [Catalog Record]

Evelyn, Douglas E. On This Spot: Pinpointing the Past in Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 1999. [Catalog Record]

Froncek, Thomas, ed. The City of Washington: An Illustrated History. New York: Wings Books for The Junior League of Washington, 1992. [Catalog Record]

Galliher, R.R. Discovering Washington, D.C. Beaverton, Ore.: American Products Publishing Co., 2000. [Catalog Record]

Jaffe, Harry, and Tom Sherwood. Dream City: Race, Power, and the Decline of Washington, D.C. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1994. [Catalog Record]

Lee, Antoinette J., and Pamela Scott. Buildings of the District of Columbia. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994. [Catalog Record]

Lessoff, Alan. The Nation and its City: Politics, “Corruption,” and Progress in Washington, D.C., 1861-1902. Baltimore, Md.: John Hopkins University Press, 1994. [Catalog Record]

Library of Congress. Washingtoniana: Photographs: Collections in the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress. Washington: The Library, 1989. [Catalog Record]

Smith, Kathryn Schneider, ed. Washington at Home: An Illustrated History of Neighborhoods in the Nation’s Capital. Northridge, Calif.: Windsor Publications, 1988. [Catalog Record]

For Younger Readers

Curlee, Lynn. Capital. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2003. [Catalog Record]

Melder, Keith E. City of Magnificent Intentions: A History of Washington, District of Columbia. Washington, D.C.: Intac, 1997. [Catalog Record]

Hilton, Suzanne. A Capital Capital City, 1790-1814. New York: Atheneum; Toronto: Maxwell Macmillan Canada; New York: Maxwell Macmillan International, 1992. [Catalog Record]

Steins, Richard. Our National Capital. Brookfield, Conn.: Millbrook Press, 1994. [Catalog Record]

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