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Call Number/Catalog Number AE 0014
Title Aerial view north along Nichols Avenue and South Capitol Street SW, etc.
Additional identifier SP 0001
Collection Whetzel Aerial photograph collection
Creator (Artist/Photographer/Author) Winged Camera Service
Description Aerial view north along Nichols Avenue and South Capitol Street SW, Bolling Air Force Base, the Anacostia Naval Air Station to Ft. McNair. Overflight 1.13.

East of Overflight 1.12, west of Overflight 1.14.

(Overflight 1 extends east-west from Lake Barcroft, Virginia to Morningside, 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
Rivers
Airports
Airplanes
Search Terms Potomac River
Bolling Air Force Base
Anacostia Naval Air Station
Anacostia River
Fort McNair
James Creek
Buzzard Point
Quadrant SW
Street Number 0
Street Name Nichols Avenue
Street Name (Cross Street) South Capitol Street
Early date 1955
Object Name Print, Photographic
Medium Photographic Paper/
Print size 7.5" x 9.5"
Orig/copy Original