National Geographic : 1931 Nov
© National Geographic Society FEATHERED FOLK FROM THE ENDS OF THE EARTH LIVE HERE The bird house in the National Zoological Park attracts throngs of visitors. Among its most interesting exhibits are birds of paradise, talking mynas, and a shoebill stork from the upper reaches of the White Nile. Natural Color Photographs byClifton Adams A PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE MANSION STEEPED INHISTORY The old Blair home, opposite theState, War and Navy Building, haslong been a rendezvous for Washington officialdom. Here, atthebeginning of the Civil War, Robert E. Lee was offered command oftheUnion Armies.