9th St. NW

Lone Bandit Steals $10K in Diamonds

Lone Bandit Steals $10K in Diamonds

This is a crazy crime story that we found in The Washington Post. It was printed on February 18th, 1922 with the title “Gem Thief Holds Hundreds at Bay.” Above is a photo of the Gayety Theatre, close to the scene ...

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Think It Over, Mr. Careless Husband

Think It Over, Mr. Careless Husband

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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