Stratford Junior High School Outside Washington, D.C. in 1959

  • March 3, 2015
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This is a cool old photo of regular life. It shows Stratford Junior High School in Arlington, Virginia (near Washington, D.C.), taken on September 1st, 1959. For some context, two weeks later, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev came to Washington to visit President Eisenhower.

Students and buses outside Stratford Junior High School on opening day, Arlington, Virginia

Source: Library of Congress

Below is the school on Google Maps. There are too many trees to get the same view, but you can explore a little of the neighborhood below.