National Geographic : 1931 Nov
Photograph by Capt. Albert W. Stevens WITH ITS MASSIVE DOME, ITS STATELY COLUMNS, AND NOBLE DIGNITY, THE CAPITOL TAKES ITS PLACE AMONG THE WORLD'S GREAT ARCHITECTURAL WORKS Its walls shelter three powerful branches of the Federal Government. In the left, or north, wing meets the Senate; inthesouth wing, the House of Representatives; between, almost under the vast dome, sits that august body, the Supreme Court of theUnited States. Soon, however, itwill have its own temple of justice, near the Library of Congress. This is the western facade of the Capitol. At the extreme left istheSenate Office Building.