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Call Number/Catalog Number AE 0070C
Title Aerial view to the north of WW II Temporary Buildings 3, 4, and 5.
Collection Whetzel Aerial photograph collection
Creator (Artist/Photographer/Author) Winged Camera Service
Description Aerial view to the north of WW II Temporary Buildings 3, 4, and 5 west of the Washington Monument.
Date 1955/03
Provenance The collection consists of about 1200 aerial photographs of the Washington D.C. metropolitan area in the mid to late 1950s. The photographs were taken, usually from 5,000 feet altitude, by the Whetzel Associates Company -- 250 in nine east-west overflights of the area later bounded approximately by the Capital Beltway.
Classification Aerial photographs
Government buildings
Temporary buildings
Search Terms Tempo Building 3 -- WW II
Tempo Building 4 -- WW II
Tempo Building 5 -- WW II
Washington Monument
Neighborhood Mall
Quadrant NW
Street Number 0
Street Name Constitution Avenue
Street Name (Cross Street) Seventeenth Street
Early date 1955
Object Name Photograph, Digital
Medium Digital
Orig/copy Original