October 15, 2013

Towson home advertisement

Towson Ranch Home for $19,800

Here’s an advertisement that we found in The Baltimore Sun, printed on January 7th, 1951. Source: Baltimore Sun

Payday on the Baltimore Waterfront (1905)

This is an incredible photograph from 1905. It shows a group of men lining up for payday on the waterfront. Click on it for a larger image and take some time examining it. It’s pretty cool. Source: Shorpy

The Most Forgotten World Champion

Did you know that Baltimore was home to the “most forgotten” world wrestling champion?  August John “Americus” Schoenlein  was born December 25, 1883 in Baltimore and surprisingly made his professional debut in 1901, after studying architectural drawing at the Maryland...