Tag: 1920s

What was 1920s Baltimore like? Great photos and stories from Baltimore in the 1920s.

October 30th, 1926: Navy vs. Michigan

Cool! Check out this old advertisement from the Baltimore Sun advertising the Navy vs. Michigan football game on October 30th, 1926. Navy was 5-0 and...
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...
Baltimore traffic jam

The History of Traffic Lights in Baltimore

We wrote a post quite some time ago chronicling the history of traffic lights in Washington. Of course we have to do a little...
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...
runaway horse!

Drunk Driving and a Runway Horse on North Howard Street

Check out this crazy story from the Baltimore Sun. It was printed on July 15th, 1922. In view of hundreds of shoppers on North Howard...
Pennsylvania Railroad grain elevator in Canton, Baltimore

Pennsylvania Railroad Grain Elevator in Canton

This is an old photograph of the Pennsylvania Railroad's grain elevator in Canton, taken February 1st, 1921. Source: AOK Library & Gallery, UMBC, Flickr