Tag: Washington Herald

Maddie the Motor Maid

September 14th, 1913: Mazie the Motor Maid

Exactly one hundred years ago today, this was in the Washington Herald.
Buffalo Paints - Washington Herald (February 5th, 1922)

February 5th, 1922: Hardware Stores in D.C.

This is a page from the Washington Herald, published on February 5th, 1922. It shows a number of D.C. hardware stores selling Buffalo Paints.
Christian Heurich home brew beer

Christian Heurich: Home Brew Beer

Who doesn't love beer. It's Friday! This is an advertisement from the Washington Herald on Saturday, February 7th, 1914.
The Washington Herald on January 17th, 1913

January 17th, 1913: President-Elect Wilson Bans Inaugural Ball

Going to an Inaugural Ball this weekend? The austerity of Obama's second mirrors the desires articulated by newly elected President Woodrow Wilson. Take a...

November 29th, 1906: Happy Thanksgiving

Here is an appropriate newspaper front page. This is from The Washington Herald on Thursday, November 29th, 1906 ... "From a Little Acorn -...
The Washington Herald - December 20th, 1920

December 20th, 1920: Join Our New Christmas Club

How are you liking the "In The Paper" posts? Check out this page from The Washington Herald on Monday, December 20th, 1920. The "Merchant...
Thomas J. Fisher & Co., Inc. advertisement - April 9th, 1911 (Washington Herald)

A Chevy Chase Home for $500 Down

Do you live in Chevy Chase? Was your down payment $500? I think it's safe to say that's off by a factor of around...
Catholic University advertisement in the Washington Herald (1910)

Catholic University Fall Term Opens Tuesday, October 4th, 1910

October 4th? That seems really late. Holy sh*t ... tuition of $75 per year. It's now $35,000, and that's actually not bad compared to...
Bass Ale advertisement in the Washington Herald - December 24th, 1911

Bass Ale For Christmas Eve 1911

Did you know Bass Ale was available in Washington back in 1911? I did not. Well, it would be only for another six years...
Fairlawn real estate advertisement from the Washington Herald - July 22nd, 1911

To See Fairlawn Means a Lot

This is an advertisement for new development and real estate across the Eastern Branch, near Anacostia. Click on the ad for a closer look...
Friends School Country Club House advertisement in the Washington Herald (1910)

Country Addition to Friends School (1910)

Cool. I love these. The Gonzaga one was quite popular with readers as was the St. Albans ad. This is Sidwell Friends School --...
The National Cathedral School for Boys advertisement in the Washington Herald - 1910

The National Cathedral School for Boys (St. Albans) in 1910

If you went to St. Albans, you will probably find this fascinating. If you know someone that went there, send this to them. It's an...