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Invitation to the Nation
Description: Prominent buildings and monuments in Washington D.C., Mount Vernon, Alexandria and Arlington, as seen through the eyes of George Washington.

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Clip #: TFA-250A
Length: 10:05
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Region: North America
Country: United States
City: Washington
Subject: Famous Buildings
Original: 16mm
1950s, George Washington, Mt. Vernon, Virginia, study, writing desk, quill pens and book, portrait of George Washington over mantle, state dining room, family dining room, staircase, guest room, lit candle on bedside table blowing out, exterior Mt. Vernon during day, veranda, Potomac River from veranda, path in woods, vehicle pov departing Mt. Vernon grounds, Alexandria, Christ Church, George Washington Masonic National Memorial, Arlington, Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington Memorial Amphitheater, Tomb of the Unknowns, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, guard marching near tomb, tomb of Pierre Charles L’Enfant, Washington D.C. cityscape, skyline, Arlington Memorial Bridge, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Tidal Basin, cherry blossoms, Washington Monument, Pennsylvania Avenue, United States Capitol, people walking up and down the steps of Capitol Building, Library of Congress, Supreme Court Building, statues on Supreme Court Building facade, tree lined Pennsylvania Avenue, White House, State, War, and Navy Building, Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Treasury Building, Main Navy and Munitions Buildings, War Department, Navy Department, Department of Justice, Post Office Department, Department of Labor, government buildings, Treasury Department Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Bureau of Internal Revenue, Interstate Commerce Commission, National Archives Building, "What is past is prologue" inscribed on Robert Aitken’s “The Future,” Folger Shakespeare Library, Corcoran Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, historic buildings, The Petersen House, House Where Lincoln Died, famous statues, flower garden with fountain, tree lined avenue, embassies, American Red Cross National Headquarters, D.C. Armory, famous hotels, National Theatre, street scenes, department store entrance, pedestrian crossing, people boarding bus, traffic, cars driving on boulevard, people horseback riding through Rock Creek Park, families cooking at camp stove and eating at park picnic table, National Zoological Park, National Zoo, girls looking at elephant from behind fence, various animals at zoo, various boats on Potomac River, President's Cup Regatta, Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, C&O Canal, Canal Clipper, temples and churches of varied religions, Alexandria, Virginia, Old Fairfax Street, pedestrian crossing on busy city street, tour bus, airplane taxiing on runway, cars driving on road past Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument, trains, train approaching United States Capitol, people boarding sightseeing bus, people walking up steps, National Mall lawn and United States Capitol Building, Capitol Building dome at day and illuminated at night

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