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Baltimore’s Blue Tattoo Man

Feeling Blue: Some People Are Born Freaks. Jim Hall Turned Himself Into One https://citypaperarchives.com/story.php?id=17390 By Charles Cohen | Jan. 21, 2009 Feeling Blue: Some People Are Born Freaks. Jim Hall Turned Himself Into One A video portrait of Baltimore’s “blue … Continue reading

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Ocean City Boardwalk Trump T-Shirts, 2019

A selection of Trump fantasy t-shirt designs found on the Ocean City Boardwalk  at the end of the vacation season, late September 2019.

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Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Palmer long wondered if he’s related to JFK. At 72, he learned the truth

Jim Palmer, adopted at birth and pictured in 1979, had a Hall of Fame baseball career, never spending much time thinking about his birthparents. After 72 years, though, his wife put the pieces together. (Associated Press) By Dave Sheinin (5/10/2018) … Continue reading

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Back River Amusement Parks Hotbed of Prostitution and Venereal Diseases, 1920s

Report of the United States Interdepartmental Social Hygiene Board for The Fiscal Year Ended June 30 1922 Baltimore, Md. — “Back River” has been a by-word in Maryland for 20 years. Navy medical officers and the surgeons at Camp Holabird, … Continue reading

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