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Don’t Spit in Detroit: A Photo from the 1890s

We are really loving the old photos that we find from Detroit. Check out this photo from the 1890s that shows a sign that reads 'Please do not spit on the sidewalk.' Make sure you check out what we've dug up so far!
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You read that correctly. Don’t spit in Detroit, in 1897. This photo shows part of the city from the end of the 1890s. We’re trying to find a much higher resolution version of this so we can read the sign.

Circa 1897. “Post Office, Detroit.” Sign on utility pole: “Please do not spit on the sidewalk.” 8×10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co.

Source: Shorpy

We are really loving the old photos that we find from Detroit. Make sure you check out what we’ve dug up so far.

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