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Tag: Baltimore in the 1940s

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A Moment in Time: Capturing the Lives of Shipyard Workers During WWII

This photograph taken by Arthur Siegel in May 1943 captures a moment in time at the Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyards in Baltimore, Maryland. It depicts workers on their lunch break or rest period, giving us a glimpse into the daily lives of those who contributed to the war effort by building cargo transports.

Harry S Truman addressing the crowd at a train stop in Baltimore in June of 1948. (Robert F. Kniesche/Baltimore Sun)

President Truman’s 1948 Campaign Stop in Baltimore

We came across a great photo of President Truman on a train in Baltimore, so we did a little digging. Here's the article that we dug up in The Baltimore Sun on June 19th, 1948. Remember that this was the election in which Truman beat Dewey. Check out the great old photo and read the excerpt from the article!

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