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The Sun Front Page: October 1, 1927

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The Sun Front Page: October 1, 1927

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Now-and-then pictures: In the classroom

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THEN: In 1954, Miss Gwendolyn Michaels teaches her new kindergarten class at Columbus School (public school No. 99) on North Avenue and Washington Street. (Baltimore Sun file photo, 1954)

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NOW: In 2014, prekindergarten student August Green of Belair-Edison identifies letters in his classroom in the new building at Waverly Elementary/Middle School, as Principal Amanda Rice looks on. (Barbara Haddock Taylor, Baltimore Sun photo, 2014)

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The Munich Agreement: Germany given permission to seize Sudetenland, Czechoslovakia: The Sun Front Page: Sept. 30, 1938

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The Munich Agreement: Germany given permission to seize Sudetenland, Czechoslovakia: The Sun Front Page: Sept. 30, 1938

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The Sun Front Page: September 30, 2008

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The Sun Front Page: September 30, 2008

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Comedian Harpo Marx dies: The Sun Front Page: Sept. 29, 1964

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Comedian Harpo Marx dies: The Sun Front Page: Sept. 29, 1964

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The Sun Front Page: September 29, 1988

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The Sun Front Page: September 29, 1988

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