May 13th, 1912: Boy’s Body Recovered From Potomac

This week, we’re going to post the front and back page of the Washington Times from the week of May 13th, 1912, exactly 101 years ago today. Why didn’t we do 100 years? Because May 13th, 1912 was a Monday and May 13, 1913 was a Tuesday. We wanted to do a full week. Click on the images to see a larger version and read the paper.

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front page of the Washington Times - May 13th, 1912
front page of the Washington Times – May 13th, 1912
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back page of the Washington Times - May 13th, 1912
back page of the Washington Times – May 13th, 1912

 

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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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