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Call Number/Catalog Number AE 0037
Title Aerial view north over the Jefferson Davis Highway toward the Pentagon.
Additional identifier SP 0001
Collection Whetzel Aerial photograph collection
Creator (Artist/Photographer/Author) Winged Camera Service
Description Aerial view north over the Jefferson Davis Highway toward the Pentagon. Overflight 2.13

East of Overflight 2.12 west of Overflight 2.14

(Overflight 2 extends east-west from west of Lake Barcroft, Virginia to District Heights, Maryland.)

WW II Temporary Building 7, west of National Airport.
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
General views
Dwellings
Suburban neighborhoods
Government buildings
Express highways
Drive-in theaters
Airports
Search Terms Arlington County, VA
Pentagon
Washington National Airport
Potomac River
Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad, tracks
Tempo Building 7 -- WW II
Street Number 0
Street Name Jefferson Davis Highway
Early date 1955
Object Name Print, Photographic
Medium Photographic Paper/
Print size 4.5" x 6.5"
Orig/copy Original