Tag Archives: 1900s

Three Things About Deanwood

Deanwood in the 1907 Baist Real Estate Atlas (Library of Congress)

Last week, we did a quick post on Fort Lincoln Heights. Now, I’d like to focus a little more on Deanwood, the former neighborhood of both Nannie Helen Burroughs and Marvin Gaye. 1. Before the Deanwood metro … way before …

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Think It Over, Mr. Careless Husband

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). Related articles Budweiser: Palatable, Healthful, Nutritious. …

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A Prescription for Beer

Christian Heurich Brewing Company advertisement in the Washington Times - June 24th, 1904

Who wouldn’t want a doctor to prescribe them beer? What an excellent doctor, promoting the “appetizing, nourishing, strengthening, and general upbuilding results” of delicious beer. Related articles Budweiser: Palatable, Healthful, Nutritious. Instrinsically Good. (ghostsofdc.org) A Suicide and Disappearance at the National …

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