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Bullets v. Capitals box score

Baltimore Bullets Beat Washington Capitals; Take First Place

We came across this article from November 19th, 1944, when the Baltimore Bullets beat the Washington Capitals basketball team by the depressed score of 33 to 32. Washington, Nov. 18 (Special) — The Baltimore Bullets took...
Baltimore Penn Station

1977 Aerial Photos of Baltimore Penn Station

Check out this great series of photos, taken of Baltimore Penn Station in 1977. Source: Library of Congress
Johns Hopkins hospital

Beautiful 1900s Photo of Johns Hopkins Hospital

This is an incredible old photo, taken sometime in the early 20th century. Source: Library of Congress
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 this was taken? Source: Shorpy
Man with a derby hat stands atop a mound of oyster shells outside the C. H. Pearson & Company oyster cannery, Baltimore. Workers bring wheel- barrows of shells from the factory to the heap. ca. 1890.

Great Photo of Oyster Cannery in 1890

Source: U.S. National Archives This is a great old photo that we found on the National Archives’ site. It shows the old C.H. Pearson & Company cannery around 1890.
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 this was taken or who these three ballplayers are?
Baltimore, Maryland at Night (NASA, International Space Station, 10/16/12)

Baltimore Photo from International Space Station

This isn’t from the distant past, but I had to share it because it’s such a cool image of Baltimore. The photo below was taken by NASA from the International Space Station on October 16th, 2012....

Baltimore Savings Institution Dollar Bill (1840)

Now this is pretty cool. We were trolling the Internet and came across this old $1 bill from the Baltimore Savings Institution.
Thursday night shoppers in a line outside a movie theatre

Lined Up Outside Movie Theater

Here’s a photo from the 1940s showing a crowd of people lined up outside a movie theater. Anyone recognize this theater? Source: Library of Congress
painters at the Bethlehem-Fairchild shipyard in May 1943

Painters at the Bethlehem-Fairchild Shipyard

This is a truckload of painters at the Bethlehem-Fairchild Shipyard taken at the height of World War II. Source: Library of Congress