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Call Number/Catalog Number AE 0017
Title Aerial view north across Wheeler Road, Oxon Run Park, Alabama Avenue SE.
Additional identifier SP 0001
Collection Whetzel Aerial photograph collection
Creator (Artist/Photographer/Author) Winged Camera Service
Description Aerial view from Brierfield Road in Prince Georges County, Maryland, north across Wheeler Road, Oxon Run Park, Alabama Avenue SE to the Suitland Parkway. Overflight 1.16.

East of Overflight 1.15, west of Overflight 1.17.

(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
Suburban neighborhoods
Apartment houses
Search Terms Prince George's County, MD
Oxon Run Park
Barnaby Terrace, neighborhood
Quadrant SE
Street Name Wheeler Road
Street Name (Cross Street) Alabama Avenue
Early date 1955
Object Name Print, Photographic
Medium Photographic Paper/
Print size 7.5" x 9.5"
Orig/copy Original