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Collection of photographs showing descendants of slaves donated to Smithsonian

A collection of photographs documenting the descendants of slaves on a once-isolated island off the South-Carolina-Georgia coast is being donated to the new African-American history museum at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington.

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 04:04am EDT

Tags: Smithsonian,

Va. museum offers exhibit of Civil War images

Some rarely seen images from the Civil War are on display in Virginia. The Mariners' Museum has opened a show that features more than 120 photographs from the George Eastman Collection.

Monday - 03/03/2014, 03:27am EST

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The Beatles 50 years later (Photos)

You only have this weekend to see an exhibit of photos of the Beatles taken in 1964 by then-18-year-old photographer Mike Mitchell whose photos now sell for thousands.

Friday - 02/07/2014, 02:54pm EST

Tags: Alicia Lozano, Beatles, Mike Mitchell,

Missing man's family says they'll get him help

The parents of a missing young man featured in an Associated Press photograph on a frigid D.C. street say they're still not sure why he left home in the first place but that they're determined to get him the help he needs.

Thursday - 01/09/2014, 04:24pm EST

Tags: missing man, homeless, Cold weather

Death shrines: Washington's other monuments

For more than a decade, Lloyd Wolf has driven to death shrines in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. He has met family members and neighbors of these victims, and snapped photos of their tributes to the people they have lost.

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 11:32am EST

Tags: death shrines, Alicia Lozano,

Vietnam Memorial center searches for D.C. vets

A project that is in the works to expand the Vietnam Memorial is stalling without the materials that it needs.

Saturday - 07/06/2013, 08:25am EDT

Tags: Vietnam, vietnam war memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, education center

Professional tips: Personalize your photos on Inauguration Day

If you hope your Inauguration Day photographs will be more than snapshots of companions mugging at your smartphone, a Washington-based photojournalist suggests shooting the unexpected.

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 12:43pm EST

Tags: inauguration day, Neal Augenstein, Bill Crandall, photography

Maryland Department of Natural Resources starts annual photo contest

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is now accepting entries for its annual photo contest. The grand prize winner gets $500.

Sunday - 05/06/2012, 08:16am EDT

Tags: Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Maryland State Parks

A private moment captured and put up at Walmart?

Walmart has always offered a wide selection of goods and services, but the store recently provided an odd voyage of discovery for one Frederick woman

Saturday - 12/31/2011, 11:26am EST

Tags: Walmart, Page Etzler, frederick, photos, privacy