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Commandeered Housing in WWI Washington, DC: A Federal Landlording Nightmare

What Once Was Commandeered Housing in WWI Washington, DC: A Federal Landlording Nightmare By Matthew B. Gilmore COMPLETE COLUMN HERE: http://intowner.com/2019/02/21/commandeered-housing-in-wwi-washington-dc-a-federal-landlording-nightmare/ A startling (if cryptic) heading appears in the April … Continue reading

February 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Where did Washington DC’s 1950 Population of 800,000 Live?

Where did Washington DC’s 1950 Population of 800,000 Live? By Matthew B. Gilmore COMPLETE COLUMN here: intowner.com/2018/07/31/where-did-washington-dcs-1950-population-of-800000-live/ RESOURCES https://matthewbgilmore.wordpress.com/what-once-was-where-did-washington-dcs-1950-population-of-800000-live/ In 1950 the United States federal census recorded the population in the District … Continue reading

August 6, 2018 · Leave a comment