Cruising the Baltimore Streets in a Jitney

Photograph taken of a loaded jitney bus traveling east on Fayette Street at its intersection with Gay Street in Baltimore, Maryland. One passenger each is standing on the rear and side footboards. A streetcar is stopped at the intersection (left).
1961 kids

Baltimore Kids in the Winter of 1961

What a great old photo. These kids are standing in front of some suburban Baltimore home after a good snow. Any ideas on where...
three Baltimore Black Sox

Negro League’s Baltimore Black Sox

This is a terrific photo that we found on the Internet, but unfortunately it wasn't labeled with a date. Anyone out there know when...
Colonel Hawkins

Confederate Officer’s Opinion of Lincoln’s Assassination

This is an interesting, short article from The Baltimore Sun, printed on April 27th, 1865. It's a letter to the newspaper from a Confederate officer, imprisoned...
Peabody Conservatory of Music advertisement

Ad for Peabody Conservatory in 1906

Here's an old advertisement from The Washington Post, printed on September 6th, 1909.

Then and Now: Intersection of Fulton, Hollins, and Frederick in 1954

Check out the 1954 image of this intersection ... Source: Flickr user hoteldennis ... And take a look at the Google Street View today.
"Baltimore Fire of 1904. General view of South Baltimore." National Photo Company Collection glass negative, Library of Congress.

Evening Photo Share: 1904 Baltimore Fire Devastation

We haven't posted an evening photo in a while, so if you're at happy hour (still), or resting on the couch at home, here's...
St. Mary's Seminary, Mother Seton's House, 600 North Paca Street, Baltimore (1936)

Mother Seton’s House at St. Mary’s Seminary (1936)

The house is still there, but it looks much cleaner minus the ivy. This is an image from 1936 showing Mother Seton's House at...

1981 Boog Powell Miller Lite Commercial

Amazing. What more can I say about this old commercial. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7fZuEAm77A
1801 Warner & Hanna map of Baltimore

1801 Plan of the City and Environs of Baltimore

What an incredible old map. This is Warner & Hanna's map of the city in 1801. Source: Johns Hopkins Library