Think It Over, Mr. Careless Husband

Think It Over, Mr. Careless Husband advertisement in the Washington Times - September 26th, 1911
Think It Over, Mr. Careless Husband advertisement in the Washington Times – September 26th, 1911

Check out this ridiculously anachronistic advertisement from 1906. The one above, and below are, for gas ranges by S.S. Shedd and Brothers located at 432 9th St. NW (now where the FBI building stands).

S.S. Shedd & Bro. Co. advertisement in the Washington Times - September 26th, 1906
S.S. Shedd & Bro. Co. advertisement in the Washington Times – September 26th, 1906

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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.

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