Portrait of an African American Civil War soldier identified as William Johnson, cor. Bridge (M) and Washington (30th) Sts., Georgetown, D.C. c. 1830.
What president’s wife owned Hannah Cole and sold her to one Congressman Colonel Carter, owner of Alfred Pope, so she could live with him as husband and wife? They were later manumitted.
The building with the arches, 2819 26th Street, is the Blue Mouse Theater as seen north of the M Street Bridge where African Americans went to see vaudeville, and soon, motion pictures. c. 1911
Life was good in Georgetown for this son of Dr. C. Herbert Marshall Jr. and Grandson of Dr. C. Herbert Marshall, both medical doctors.
In contrast to the mansion in Georgetown, the less fortunate both African Americans and white live next to each other. In descending order: 2715, 2713, 2711, 2709, 2707 Dumbarton Street.
It is important for the subject to write their own history.
How did enslaved and free African Americans coexist in the same neighborhoods?