Ford ads from October 16th, 1983

Ford Ads the Day the O’s Won the World Series

We posted a video from the last out of the 1983 World Series a short time ago. Now, here are some ads from the...
advertisement for the American Radiator Company - September 11th, 1913

Old Ad for American Radiator Company

How about one final advertisement for this Thursday? Here's a cool old advertisement that we dug up in the Baltimore Sun from...
National Brewing Company advertisement

National Brewing Company of Baltimore

Who doesn't love Natty Boh in Baltimore? Check out this old (and verbose) advertisement from the Baltimore Sun, printed on Tuesday, August 1st, 1944. And,...
shoe store advertisement

Cheapest Shoe Store in the City

Here's another great advertisement that we dug up, this time from January 8th, 1844 in the Baltimore Sun. The shoe store was located at Eutaw...
Baltimore Sun advertisement 1850

Ad for Steamship to Panama and on to California (1850)

Below is an interesting advertisement that we dug up in the Baltimore Sun, printed on Tuesday, October 8th, 1850. The ad is for the...

Baltimore Sun Ads the Day Pearl Harbor Was Attacked

We always find the juxtaposition of normalcy within the context of historical events fascinating. We wrote a post quite some time ago about life...
ad for carriages, wagons, etc

Advertisement for Carriages, Wagons, Etc.

Need a carriage from a local Baltimore dealer? Here's an ad you would have seen in the Baltimore Sun on December 22nd, 1890.
The Oriental Massage Parlor

The Oriental Massage Parlor

Now this is where you wanted to go and get a massage back in 1923. Here's an old ad from the Baltimore Sun promoting...
Tindeco ad in 1923

Girls! Girls! Girls! Good Wages. Steady Work.

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...
Baltimore Sun advertisement

For Sale: Lager Beer Saloon on Thames

This is cool. In the May 10th, 1865 edition of the Baltimore Sun, this advertisement ran for the sale of a saloon at 98...
Juy 16th, 1911 ad in the Baltimore Sun

Ad for Baltimore-Built Spoerer Car in 1911

There used to be an old car factory in Baltimore employing 74 residents. And, there was a locally built vehicle called the Spoerer. Below...

1911 Advertisement for Winton Six at Mt. Royal and North Ave.

If you were looking to buy a Winton Six back in 1911, this is where you'd go.

1981 Boog Powell Miller Lite Commercial

Amazing. What more can I say about this old commercial. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7fZuEAm77A
July 1938. "Rear of grocery store in Baltimore." Only hinting at the delights that await within. Medium format nitrate negative by John Vachon.

Countless Soda Ads (1938)

This is a photo of the back of and old grocery in 1938. Source: Shorpy