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Build Rapid Rail Transit 1965 | by Washington Area Spark
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Build Rapid Rail Transit 1965

Sammie Abbott at an early demonstration against freeways and for building the DC Metro system February 4, 1965. Abbott is carrying the “Build Rapid Rail Transit, No Freeway” sign. Photo by Walter Oates. Reprinted with permission of the DC Public Library, Star Collection, © Washington Post


This image was not part of the original Washington Area Spark collection and has been added to give context to the time period. Scanned from an orginal 8 x 10 photograph. See set description for more detail.



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Taken on February 6, 1965