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From the Archives: Snowball Fight Breaks out on Capitol Lawn in 1923

Image: DC Pages throw snowballs in 1923
A Republican-Democratic snow battle at the Capitol. Page boys Library of Congress

Pages took a break from work to sling snowballs in an epic Republican versus Democrat snowball fight in Washington circa 1923, according to the Library of Congress. @HistoryInPics tweeted the photo as an immense snow storm headed toward the nation's capital.