Main Building of the Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.

Title

Main Building of the Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.

Description

The Department of Agriculture Building was the original headquarters of the United States Department of Agriculture located on the National Mall between 12th and 14th Street SW in Washington, D.C. after its creation in 1862. It was first occupied in 1868. However, it was not compatible with the McMillan Plan and was subsequently demolished in 1930.

Creator

Department of Agriculture. Office of the Secretary. Office of Information

Date

Circa 1895

Source

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Relation

Rights

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

Publisher

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

Contributor

Department of Agriculture. Office of the Secretary. Office of Information

Format

Photograph

Language

English

Type

Architecture

Identifier

Department of Agriculture, Architecture, Washington D.C., Historic, Agriculture

Coverage

United States

Files

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Reference

Department of Agriculture. Office of the Secretary. Office of Information, Main Building of the Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C., U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, Circa 1895

Cite As

Department of Agriculture. Office of the Secretary. Office of Information, “Main Building of the Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.,” Virtual Museum of Public Service, accessed August 20, 2022, https://vmps.omeka.net/items/show/671.