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Call Number/Catalog Number AE 0041
Title Aerial view north over the Anacostia Naval Air Station, the Anacostia River.
Additional identifier SP 0001
Collection Whetzel Aerial photograph collection
Creator (Artist/Photographer/Author) Winged Camera Service
Description Aerial view northeast over St. Elizabeths Hospital, the Anacostia Naval Air Station, the Anacostia River, the South Capitol Street Bridge. Overflight 2.17.

East of Overflight 2.16, west of Overflight 2.18

(Overflight 2 extends east-west from west of Lake Barcroft, Virginia to District Heights, Maryland.)
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
Government buildings
Search Terms Anacostia River
South Capitol Street Bridge
Anacostia Naval Air Station
Eleventh Street Bridge
St. Elizabeths Hospital
Neighborhood Anacostia
Quadrant SE
Street Number 0
Street Name Nichols Avenue
Street Name (Cross Street) Suitland Parkway
Early date 1955
Object Name Print, Photographic
Medium Photographic Paper/
Print size 7.5" x 9.5"
Orig/copy Original