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Circa 1902. "The Waldorf-Astoria, New York." The original, and somewhat forbidding, Waldorf at Fifth Avenue and 34th Street. (Shorpy)
Officer Sprinkle at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City
Officer Sprinkle, the patron saint of Ghosts of DC, took a trip up to New York City with 21 contest winners from The Washington Post. Read the account of the dinner party at the iconic Waldorf-Astoria they attended prior to heading to Europe.
Joe and Herb doing tricks
Herbert Bell - The Unfortunate Victim of a Railroad Accident, His Attempted Suicide, and How He Found Success as a Bicycle Acrobat
Herbert Bell was the unfortunate victim of a railroad accident in 1912. He attempted suicide in 1914 due to his inability to earn a living, but was later able to find success as a bicycle acrobat. Read the full story here.

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