Payday on the Baltimore Waterfront (1905)
Conduct Unbecoming an Officer and Neglect of Duty
Mayor D’Alesandro Protests Suburban Virginia Airport for D.C. (1949)
Stanley Theatre on Howard Street in 1933
1935 Youth Recreational Basketball
Reward: Strayed or Stolen Horse
We came across a great find in the 1850 U.S. Census. John Wilkes Booth’s famous acting family lived in Baltimore, splitting time there with their home in Bel Air. John’s father Junius, was a...
What an incredible old map. This is Warner & Hanna’s map of the city in 1801. Source: Johns Hopkins Library
This is an old photograph of the Pennsylvania Railroad’s grain elevator in Canton, taken February 1st, 1921. Source: AOK Library & Gallery, UMBC, Flickr
Here’s a cool old photo we dug up at the Library of Congress. It shows the 300 block of West Lexington in the 1980s. The building in the foreground doesn’t appear to be here...
This is a pretty interesting story. Do you happen to know the history of Canton and how it received it’s name? It might not be what you think. The area we now know as...
What a cool photo. You should save this as your desktop wallpaper. It shows an old trolley leaving a terminal at night. This photo is labeled April, 1943. Source: Library of Congress
Source: Jordan Lloyd And here’s a link to the original.
This is a crazy story, and I’m sure it’s been lost to history. This is an article that we dug up in the Baltimore Sun from October 5th, 1947. Three men yesterday were sentenced...
The intersection looked very different in 1936. This is an awesome photo that we dug up at the Library of Congress. Source: Library of Congress
Check out this awesome map we dug up at the Library of Congress. Make sure you click on it to get greater details. It’s pretty amazing. Source: Library of Congress