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Washington Monument and African American History

On the National Mall in Washington DC, the National Museum of African American History and Culture is juxtaposed on the Washington Monument. This juxtaposition captures the irony that 8 American presidents owned slaves while serving as president, of whom George Washington was the first.

TAGS: District Of Columbia

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Media, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Member since 2018
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© Carl Finkbeiner.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2017
Total Views: 22
Filed Under: The American Experience
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2018, 11:01 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D7200
Focal Length: 38mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100
Aperture: f11
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America