Poetry and books by Lizette Woodworth Reese help us see 19th century Waverly

Lizette Woodward Reese’s books and poems are one of the few resources available that help us see what life was like in the area that now surrounds the intersection of Greenmount Avenue and 33rd Street.  

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Louis “Kid” Dorbert, a featherweight boxer who was unafraid of bigger opponents

Boxing was a popular sport in the beginning of the 20th century. In Baltimore, there were a number of venues with regularly scheduled boxing matches. One of the regular fighters was a Baltimore boy, Louis “Kid” Dorbert.  

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