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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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Dark Shadow’s David Selby Haunts 1969 Baltimore Parade

On Sept. 14, 1969, David Selby was grand marshal of the “I Am An American Day Parade” in Baltimore, Maryland. It was a huge event: Crowd numbers were estimated to have topped 200,000 for the Sunday parade. “Thousands of teen-age … Continue reading

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Baltimore Axehole Douses Self with Body Spray, Lights Cigarette, Blows Up Car

At 1124 today, #BCoFD and #BCoPD responded to a vehicle fire at 1620 Whitehead Ct. in #Woodlawn. Subject had sprayed aerosolized deodorant and then lit cigarette. Patient was transported to Bayview Hospital Burn Unit with serious injuries. ^TR pic.twitter.com/H21xy7A9Rt — … Continue reading

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Walmart sells Misshapen Wooden Maryland Object

This Maryland-shaped Walmart item … doesn’t really look like Maryland By Wesley Case (The Baltimore Sun, 2/28/2018) It happened again, Walmart. After a 2016 blunder involving a University of Maryland T-shirt, the retail company has been criticized by Free State … Continue reading

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