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Chevy Chase MD

Comparing Real Estate Listings From 1941

We looked at three homes advertised in the July 12th, 1941 Evening Star and compared them to today's online listings or the exact same houses. You'll love what we found.
June 21, 1926. Washington, D.C. "Peggy Walsh, Clytie Collier and Ethel Barrymore Colt." National Photo Company glass negative.

Three Young Women in Bathing Suits (Including Drew Barrymore’s Cousin)

Life was pretty good for the young women in this photo. From left to right we have Peggy Walsh, Clytie Collier and Ethel Barrymore Colt (i.e., Drew Barrymore’s cousin, once removed). These young women were living the good life during...
Georgetown University football team in 1927 (source: georgetown.edu)

Georgetown Football Victory Wins Bride for Student

That football bet story, uncovered in the last post, about Marjorie Morris is too good not to look into, and sure enough, there’s an article about it titled “Hilltop Football Victory Wins Bride for Student.” Below is the Washington Post...
26 Grafton St. in Chevy Chase - August 19th, 1923 (Washington Post)

Cops Bust Up “Whoopee” Party in Chevy Chase (1929)

Ah, kids will be kids. Even your grandparents and great-grandparents were kids once, and they too got themselves into trouble. So don’t feel so bad about what you did in high school or college. The evidence is in this article...