October 30, 2013

Sambo and His Funny Noises

Racist Comic Strip from Sunday Star

It’s just shocking to see the blatant racism of 100 years ago. Here’s a comic strip, printed in The Sunday Star on January 5th, 1908. The strip is called Sambo and His Funny Noises.

Mt. Pleasant advertisement in 1915

Mt. Pleasant, a City In Itself

Check out this cool series of advertisements for Mt. Pleasant, printed in The Washington Times on October 17th, 1915.