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Faces & Places of Yesterday

Photos of yesterday, featuring regular people and regular places.

Oyster luggers at the docks, Baltimore, MD

Oyster Luggers at the Docks

This great old photo is the perfect Baltimore way to kick off the new year for the blog. Happy 2018 to you all! Source: Library...
An aerial view of what is now considered the Inner Harbor shot October 20, 1948. (Robert F. Kniesche/Baltimore Sun)

1948 View of Baltimore Harbor

Check out this great photo of Baltimore Harbor from the fall of 1948.
In this November 1950 picture Kniesche show a nighttime picture of the 3400 block of Eastern Avenue looking west in Highlandtown. (Robert F. Kniesche/Baltimore Sun)

1950s Eastern Avenue in Highlandtown

This photo shows Highlandtown way back in 1950. You're looking at the 3400 block of Eastern Ave. Click on it for some amazing details. Here's...
Lubins Theatre

Lubins Theatre in 1910

Here is a beautiful old photo of the Lubins Theatre, which I believe is on the 400 block of East Baltimore St. You can...
Biddle Alley, ca. 1911. Baltimore, Maryland. Subject Vertical File, Baltimore City, Streets. Featured in Housing Conditions in Baltimore: Report of a Special Committee of the Association for the Improvement of the Condition of the Poor and the Charity Organization Society, Submitting Results of an Investigation by Janet E. Kemp

Baltimore Alley Dwelling in 1911

Here is a great old photo from the Maryland Historical Society. This is a terrific resource, and you should think about donating to them...
Baltimore waterfront

Baltimore Waterfront in 1938

Here are a couple of photos of the Baltimore waterfront from 1938. Source: Library of Congress
First Methodist Episcopal Church (Lovely Lane United Methodist Church) Collection: A. D. White Architectural Photographs, Cornell University Library

First Methodist Episcopal Church in 1887

Here's a beautiful old photograph from 1887 of the First Methodist Episcopal Church. Today, it's called Lovely Lane United Methodist Church. Source: Cornell University Flickr
Lexington Market

Great Photo of Lexington Market in the Late 1800s

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:...
B & O coal pier

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Coal Pier

This is a terrific old photo of the ol B & O coal pier in the Baltimore Harbor. There's no date on this, but...
Orioles fans in 1966

Orioles Win the Pennant in 1966

Here's a great photo from the glory days of the Orioles. It shows a group of people celebrating the O's winning the 1966 American...
Maryland National Bank

Remember the Maryland National Bank Building?

In the days before the magic of green screens and Doppler weather forecasting, people with a view of the Baltimore skyline had another method...
Mt. Vernon Place in 1906

Another Great Photo of Mt. Vernon Place

Like the one we posted earlier this week, here's another great photo of Mt. Vernon Place. Source: Library of Congress