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Baltimore in the 1870s

runaway slave notice - July 3rd, 1858

$200 Reward for Runaway Slave Lewis Edwards

There are so many notices like this in the newspapers back before the Civil War. The notice below is from the Baltimore Sun, printed on July 3rd, 1858. The address on Lombard St. is right down by...
1877 map of Annapolis

1877 Map of Annapolis

Okay, this isn’t Baltimore, but it’s a really cool old map. And, we all love maps. I present to you … Annapolis in 1877. Source: Library of Congress
1872 National Democratic Convention ticket

Ticket for the 1872 National Democratic Convention

This is really cool. It’s an old ticket for the 1872 National Democratic Convention in Baltimore.