What Was The First Flight to Land at Friendship (BWI) and Who Was the First Passenger?
President Truman’s Whistle-Stop Campaign in 1948
1863 Advertisement for A Wife
Stanley Theatre on Howard Street in 1933
Check Brakes, Reline With Raybestos
Photos of Baltimore Waterfront in the 1910s
What an eye-catching advertisement in the old classifieds of the Baltimore Sun. This is from February 26th, 1923, advertising jobs for the Tin Decorating Company of Baltimore (Tindeco).
Now this is a really cool map of Baltimore. It dates back to around 1781. It was done by Frenchman, Louis-Alexandre Berthier. Source: Library of Congress
This is cool. In the May 10th, 1865 edition of the Baltimore Sun, this advertisement ran for the sale of a saloon at 98 Thames St. The streets have since been renumbered, but this...
Check out this crazy story from the Baltimore Sun. It was printed on July 15th, 1922. In view of hundreds of shoppers on North Howard street yesterday, Patrolman William M. Miller stopped a runaway...
There used to be an old car factory in Baltimore employing 74 residents. And, there was a locally built vehicle called the Spoerer. Below is an old ad we dug up for the vehicle....
Here’s what the front page of the Baltimore Sun looked like exactly 50 years ago today.
If you were looking to buy a Winton Six back in 1911, this is where you’d go.
This is such an incredible photo. It shows Hotel Kernan and Maryland Theatre in 1906. Source: Library of Congress
Amazing. What more can I say about this old commercial.
This is an old clip of Oprah during her Baltimore TV days interviewing some dude named Herman Darvick — who apparently has a LinkedIn profile — to talk about autograph seeking. This was taped...