National Geographic : 1942 Mar
Guy David Bowman This Incandescent Panorama of Dancing Lights Will Not Be Seen Again Till After the War The Mall glistened thus when viewed from the Washington Monument before December 7, 1941. At left, massive Government buildings line Constitution Avenue, whose blazing lights have been dimmed. At the eastern end rises the white dome of the Capitol. Now ithas been blacked out for the duration.