August 30, 2019
We always find the juxtaposition of normalcy within the context of historical events fascinating. We wrote a post quite some time ago about life in D.C. the day Pearl Harbor was attacked by the Japanese. Here’s...
September 23, 2013
Need a carriage from a local Baltimore dealer? Here’s an ad you would have seen in the Baltimore Sun on December 22nd, 1890.
September 20, 2013
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 a massage parlor on Mulberry St.
September 17, 2013
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).
September 16, 2013
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 is between...
September 15, 2013
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. The dealer...
September 14, 2013
If you were looking to buy a Winton Six back in 1911, this is where you’d go.
September 13, 2013
Amazing. What more can I say about this old commercial.
August 21, 2019
This is a photo of the back of and old grocery in 1938. Source: Shorpy