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Oprah on WJZ-13 Baltimore in 1983
Photos of Baltimore Harbor in 1903
Baltimore’s Downtown Week in October 1948
Downtown Baltimore in the 1940s
Baltimore Went Wild Over the Orioles in 1894
These are great old photos of the Baltimore waterfront from 1938. Thanks to the Library of Congress for these. Source: Library of Congress
How cool is this print? This bird’s-eye view of the city was done in 1880. Source: Library of Congress
This photo from the Library of Congress is from 1938 and was labeled as a slum area in Baltimore. Any idea where this is? Source: Library of Congress
Here’s an old advertisement from The Washington Post, printed on September 6th, 1909.
The date on this photo is somewhere in the latter half of the 19th century. Maybe somewhere in the 1870s? What do you think? Source: Library of Congress
Here’s a cool old photo taken in April of 1939. It shows restaurant signs on Baltimore St. Some pretty good prices! Source: Library of Congress
This is pretty cool. It’s a drawing that we dug up at the Library of Congress, showing Baltimore as it looked back in 1837. Source: Library of Congress
Who is this? I wish we could do some digging to figure out, but all we know is she was one of the women trolley conductors in Baltimore during World War II. This photo...
Wonder what happened to this young guy. Source: Library of Congress
What a great photo. This is part of Johns Hopkins in 1902. Anyone know where this is? Source: Library of Congress
This is a great shot of the horrible devastation of the 1904 fire that ripped through the city. Click on it for greater details. Source: Library of Congress
Now this is a creative way to find yourself a wife. Place a classified ad in The Baltimore Sun. That’s what this gentleman did exactly 150 years ago today. The best part is this line:...
Looking to rent an apartment in Baltimore 75 years ago? Check out these prices from the classifieds section in The Baltimore Sun. Do you see any addresses that you recognize?
This is a terrific old photo of the ol B & O coal pier in the Baltimore Harbor. There’s no date on this, but I’m guessing it’s somewhere around 1900. Source: Library of Congress
This is an awesome old photo. Check it out … it’s the 1909 Baltimore Orioles. Source: Library of Congress
Here’s a cool image we found at the Library of Congress. It’s a print of a song written in honor of Baltimore’s native son, George Herman “Babe” Ruth.
Now this is really cool, and you can see how the neighborhood received its name. Pigs! Anyone recognize where this is? Source: Mike Copperthite
Here’s an old advertisement from 160 years ago today, printed in The Baltimore Sure. This is for the Giles’ European Hotel at 124 Baltimore Street.
What do you think of this old photo? I’m not sure when it’s from, but it’s likely somewhere around the 1900s. Source: New York Public Library
This is a beautiful old photo of Lexington Market at the turn of the century.