Here’s a cool old photograph I found sifting through the Library of Congress archives. I find this one amusing:

You wouldn’t have your child a jay walker.
Don’t be one yourself.


Still very applicable today. This city has an epidemic of jaywalking (on occasion I’m included in this group).

Streetcar decorated with safety slogans (1922)
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Streetcar decorated with safety slogans (1922)
Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.
  • ZZinDC

    I think it’s “Death rubs his hands at a careless man.” For what it’s worth….