GoDCer Steve recently found an amazing piece of Internet gold about Marjorie Morris, the intrepid young Washingtonian, noted for her wild adventures. Check out the amazing discovery and the Cleveland Park Historical Society website.
I was able to find two documents related to Marjorie Morris on Ancestry.com. Learn more about her trip overseas with her family in 1926, reunion with Stanley Nishwitz and her 1940 U.S. Census record with Daniel Sinclair.
In 1928, a football victory at Georgetown University resulted in a surprise wedding for Marjorie Morris and F Stanley Nishwitz. Read the story of this unique bet and the final score that rang the wedding bells!
Ah, kids will be kids. Even your grandparents and great-grandparents were kids once, and they too got themselves into trouble. Read about this wild flapper-era "whoopee" party in Chevy Chase and a burlesque show at the Strand Theater in downtown Washington, D.C.