A Whole New World

While the D.C. MPD headquarters isn’t located in the Archives/Navy Memorial area, it is close. The walk from the HQ to the memorial featured is about 5 minutes and roughly 3-4 blocks. As can be seen in the picture, there is a large emphasis on America on a global scale as well as the history […]

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Annotated Bibliography 5-8

Deeben, John P. “The Records of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 1861-1930.” National Archives, 15 Aug. 2016, https://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/2008/spring/metro-police.html. In the article “The Records of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 1861-1930” John P. Deeben argues that the records from the mid-1800’s to the early 1930’s provide helpful insights into the history and social constructs on the nation’s capital. […]

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Be Interesting.

“In heaven, all of the interesting people are missing.” -Friedrich Nietzsche   In this quote, Nietzsche jabs at religion by mocking heaven. Typically, people who are good and just are said to go to heaven. This, however, means that the people who go to heaven follow the rules and did not attempt to branch out […]

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Being the Storm

In her single “Hurricane” Halsey makes the point that she is a force to be reckoned with. She starts her song in a narrative sort of way in order to paint a picture of young adults (teens) being reckless and doing a variety of illegal things. This image is part of the persona Halsey portrays […]

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Persuasion

  This image emphasizes the point that everyone should be included and treated as humans regardless of how they classify themselves in terms of gender. The image serves as what some might see as a warning or what others might see as a notification. The way it is viewed depends on how the viewer feels […]

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X Doors Down

The photo here shows signs posted directly across from the main elevators on the third floor. These signs give civilians directions to rooms that might concern them. The fact that there are only three signs indicates that there is not a lot public access on the third floor. Furthermore, since the signs on the right […]

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Keep Out

Shown to the right is one of the doors to a private room on the third floor. At the time the picture was taken, the room was not empty. The purpose and contents of the room are unknown, as there is a sign that clearly says no entry. The room, however, had people in it who […]

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Parallels

The picture here shows a one of the hallways in the Headquarters. I can’t remember specifically which floor this hallway was on, but it is an accurate representation of all of the halls I saw. Everything in the building was monotone, and each half of the building (and halls, for that matter) had essentially the […]

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