September 25, 2012

Sidney Lust's Leader Theater Girls in 1919

NSFW: Sidney Lust’s Leader Theater Girls

For conservative, puritanical Americans, this is probably highly inappropriate … especially in the early 20th century (we warned you about NSFW if your boss is looking over your shoulder). But this was an odd enough moment in time that we...

Old plat of Georgetown (gutenberg.org)

Old Map of Georgetown

Here are two great old maps that we found showing Georgetown. We know how much GoDCers love maps (we do too), so here you go. Below is a more detailed view of a part of Georgetown.

Harmon Killebrew 1956 Topps baseball card

Washington Senators Move to Los Angeles in 1957

We’re a little late on this, but … this day in history (minus 12 days), 56 years ago, the Baltimore Sun reported a rumor that the Washington Senators were moving to the West Coast for the 1957 season. Washington, Sept 12 (AP)–Calvin...