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Call Number/Catalog Number AE 0038
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 National Airport, the Potomac River, to Washington. Overflight 2.14

East of Overflight 2.13 west of Overflight 2.15

(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 Arlington County, VA
Washington National Airport
Potomac River
Potomac River
Fourteenth Street Bridge
East Potomac Park
East Potomac Park--Golf Course
Tidal Basin
Washington Channel
Jefferson Memorial
Washington Monument
Arlington Memorial Bridge
Quadrant NW
Street Number 0
Street Name Ohio Drive
Street Name (Cross Street) Constitution Avenue
Early date 1955
Object Name Print, Photographic
Medium Photographic Paper/
Print size 7.5" x 9.5"
Orig/copy Original