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Panoramic Photography

presents more than 20 panoramic photos: Chattanooga, TN, from a hilltop after the Union Army captured the city (1864); San Francisco after the earthquake (1906); the Panama Canal during its construction (1909); farm buildings at a ranch in Oklahoma (date unknown); Washington, D.C., viewed from atop the Washington Monument (1916); a machine gun battalion before being sent to fight in World War I (1917); and more. (National Archives and Records Administration)

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Interesting Fact:

Named in honor of the Union Quartermaster General from the Civil War, Camp Meigs was located at Florida Avenue and Fifth Street, NE, and was used as a training facility for the Quartermaster Corps during World War I.
This panorama is dated November 1916 and was taken by the H. W. Brown of Washington, DC.  Records of St. Elizabeth's Hospital (418-P)

View of Washington -- 1916

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