Recently we scanned these vacation slides. In the late 1950s my parents chaperoned a teenaged church trip to Washington DC. Mom was an RN and she was an excellent choice for chaperone. When I was a kid, these were fascinating slides for me, since I didn't go to Washington DC until I was a teenager myself.
|Since we grew up in Massachusetts |
we always thought Mom looked like
Jacqueline Kennedy in this photo
|Don't you love the fashions?|
|The flag at half staff because someone important had died!|
This could be a clue to dating this photo.
|How this view has changed!|
I noticed right away that the newer Smithsonian Museums
such as the Air & Space, and the Native American Museums
are missing from the right hand side... as well as other buildings
Copyright 2011, Heather Wilkinson Rojo