April 18, 2019
You have to check this one out. We uncovered it on YouTube (of course). Mostly video of Baltimore, but a little or New York as well.
August 29, 2019
Some incredible film footage of Baltimore in the 1920s. Don't miss this one.
August 31, 2019
Here’s a photo which appears to be from some time in the 19th century. Source: Library of Congress Here’s another great city skyline shot from 1912.
August 27, 2019
This is a pretty interesting piece of history. In July 1916, the German Merchant Marine U-Boat Deutschland arrived in Baltimore. Source: Kevin Mueller The submarine Deutschland arrived in port on July 9th, 1916, with captain Paul...
September 20, 2013
Wow … you gotta love this one. It’s a drawing of Baltimore published by Norman T.A. Munder & Co. in 1912. If you like this, check out UrbanYore on Etsy. They have a couple great maps...
September 19, 2013
This is bleak. Times were tough in the 1970s. Here’s a shot of what Baltimore Harbor looked like in 1973. Source: U.S. National Archives
September 17, 2013
What a great old antebellum map of Baltimore and the county. This one is from 1857 and we dug it up at the Library of Congress. Source: Library of Congress
August 26, 2019
What an incredible old map. This is Warner & Hanna’s map of the city in 1801. Source: Johns Hopkins Library
September 10, 2013
Source: Jordan Lloyd And here’s a link to the original.
September 9, 2013
This is absolutely amazing. We found the original advertisement in the Baltimore Sun for John Wilkes Booth’s acting debut in Richard III. The play was at the Charles Street Theatre on Tuesday, August 14th, 1855.
September 6, 2013
Photos like this are the reason we love doing this blog. And, what makes it even better is that the building is still around. Thank God for architectural preservation. This is a photo of the old...
August 24, 2019
Here is another great photo from the Library of Congress. It shows the hospital at Johns Hopkins in 1903. Source: Library of Congress
September 3, 2013
This is amazing … just as cool as the 360-degree view of Civil War D.C. from the Capitol Dome. It’s a full 360-degree panorama taken in 1913 from the top of Emerson Tower. Click on it...