A Shy Toddler, Chubby Baby and Hypnotized Baby

Love these snapshots of life in the 1920s. Look at the chunky monkey on the left (sorry if that’s your grandmother). This is from 1922 and is captioned “playground baby show.”

September 7, 1922. Washington, D.C. "Playground baby show." National Photo Company Collection glass negative.
September 7, 1922. Washington, D.C. “Playground baby show.” National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

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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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  • Angry Parakeet

    Is it just my impression, or have babies gotten much better looking?