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April 30, 2012

Budweiser: Palatable, Healthful, Nutritious. Instrinsically Good.

Here’s a cool advertisement for Budweiser in the Washington Times. This is from 1917 and what’s interesting, of course, is that the sale of alcoholic beverages would be banned the following year with the beginning of Prohibition. Luckily, we don’t...

1918 Chevy Chase Real Estate Ad

The Chevy Chase post last week was quite popular, so I’ll add another one for the neighborhood. I came across an article in the Washington Times from December 14th, 1918, only a month after Armistice Day was celebrated in the...

Five-Year-Old Arrested for Getting His Kite Out of Tree

This is an odd story from the Washington Times. The paper reported on August 11th, 1908 the arrest of a young five-year-old. Yes, a little kid was arrested and it’s a bizarre story. Not only was he taken in by...