Category Archives: Neighborhoods

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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Baltimore County “Hell House” Visit, 2000

Scott’s extremely scary visit to HELL HOUSE! By Scott Huffines (The Mobtown Shank, 10/31/2000) On Sunday, Oct. 29th, 2000, I visited HELL HOUSE, “a spiritually-based adventure that takes people on a 7-scene journey, each scene depicting the hell and destruction … Continue reading

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Baltimore Oyster Luggers (1905)

Shorpy.com: Baltimore circa 1905. “Oyster luggers at the docks.” Panorama made from two 8×10 inch glass negatives. Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

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1990s TV: Ocean City Maryland Bikini Contest hosted by DJ Batman

Ocean City’s DJ Batman hosts a bikini contest at the Ocean Club for a show sponsored by Marquis Motor Cars. Plus an interview with Michelle from L&M Modeling. Originally aired on Comcast’s leased access channel in the 1990s. Duped from … Continue reading

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