Oprah on WJZ-13 Baltimore in 1983
Light Street in 1906
1906 View of Baltimore from Top of Washington Monument
Notre Dame Academy Grounds in the 19th Century
The Boys’ Latin School 1922 Class Photo
Map of Roland Park in 1961
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.