Old Ads & Classifieds

Wesley Heights -1891

Check out this great old advertisement from The Washington Post in 1891.

The Washington Herald - August 31st, 1919

Here are two old advertisements from 1919 that we dug up, featuring the Institute for Physical Development.  

Hillbrook advertisement 1918

We've never featured Hillbrook, so here's our first item uncovered for the neighborhood. If you're from the area, or know someone that lives there,...

Check out this bizarre advertisement from January 8th, 1922. Source: Library of Congress

December 31st, 1949

This is a cool New Year's advertisement that we found in The Washington Post December 31st, 1949. Click on it for a larger version.

Check out this advertisement from 1911 showing the beautiful development popping up around Sheridan Circle.

Howard University of 1919

Check out this great old advertisement that we dug up in The Washington Times from September 7th, 1919. Source: Library of Congress

1911 advertisement

Can you recognize any of these homes? This is an advertisement printed in The Washington Times on November 18th, 1911. Can you imagine ... $38...

August 6th, 1922

Here is a series of old advertisements for the great Cairo Building at 1615 Q St. NW.  

1952 Eastern Airlines ad

Source: Duke University Libraries Here's a cool retro ad from the 1950s. It's an advertisement for Eastern Airlines with 37 daily flights to Washington, D.C....

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