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The Spectacle and the Badge

Photo courtesy of Shorpy.com   Spring had just arrived in Cherrydale the day before, but the chill in the air still suggested winter to the crowds gathering along Lee Highway on March 22, 1922.  The biting air didn’t stop the … Continue reading

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>Massage Parlors and Old Newspaper Code

>During the early to mid-seventies, massage parlors were very controversial in NOVA. In 1973 C&P changed their practices for advertising such establishments by doing away with suggestive pictures and sexual language. C&P had seen an explosion in ads going from … Continue reading

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