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)
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….