In 1921, the D.C. Commissioners issued a ban on movies that "shock the ordinary sensibilities" with a fine of $5-$45 for the first offense and revocation of the theater's permit for the second. Read more about the Roaring Twenties in D.C.!
In August 1903, an employee of Georgetown University, Delgado Crofton, was arrested on a charge of grand larceny and accused of embezzling $2,200 of university money. Read this blog post to learn more about the case!