dc1968

curated project commemorating the 50th anniversary of 1968 in dc

dedicated to bobby r. hale
3 may 1968 & bobby hale photographs 900 h st ne

3 may 1968 & bobby hale photographs 900 h st ne

#OTD-ish 3 May 1968 Bobby R. Hale drives from his home on Emerson St NW to H St NE. He took this photograph while he was looking east at the 900 block of H St NE. 

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He probably shot this photograph with his beloved Nikon Camera using Kodak film. If you look closely at the image above, you can see "KODAK PAPER" imprinted on the back of the photo. 

See more of his images here.

Your comments are welcome below. What do you recognize in this photo? Did you, a family member or a neighbor live in this neighborhood? Do you have photos of this neighborhood? You may comment privately here.

Photo source: Courtesy Marya McQuirter.  Bobby R. Hale is my father.
Brandi Thompson Summers, "H Street and the Aesthetics of Cool," The Sociologist 4 January 2017

4 may 1968 & ujamaa shule opens

4 may 1968 & ujamaa shule opens

2 may 1968 & physician arrested after performing abortion

2 may 1968 & physician arrested after performing abortion