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Ralph Crosby

A native Annapolitan, Mr. Crosby is founder and chairman of Crosby Marketing, a national advertising/public relations firm headquartered in Annapolis.

Mr. Crosby's book, “Memoirs of a Main Street Boy: Growing Up in America's Ancient City,” is available at local bookstores (Annapolis Bookstore, Back Creek Books and Old Fox Books) or online at Amazon.com.

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Christmas in Annapolis in the mid-20th century

Christmas in Annapolis in the mid-20th century

| December 14, 2017, 06:40 PM

With Christmas just around the corner, my memory immediately flashes back to Main Street. For, it was not only the center of my world as a youngster, from the mid-1930s […]

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“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” An Annapolis Reflection, Part 10

“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” An Annapolis Reflection, Part 10

| November 20, 2017, 10:49 AM

As I have lectured and done readings from my book about growing up in Annapolis—“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy”—the question I’m always asked is, “How has Annapolis changed since […]

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“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” An Annapolis Reflection, Part 9

“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” An Annapolis Reflection, Part 9

| August 30, 2017, 06:07 PM

Main Street, where I grew up from the early 1930s to the mid-1950s, is not only the emotional and physical center of my recent book, “Memoirs of A Main Street […]

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“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” an Annapolis reflection, Part 8

“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” an Annapolis reflection, Part 8

| July 01, 2017, 04:18 PM

On a recent trip to the Maryland State House, my memory was jogged to my childhood by a painting in the room next to the Old Senate Chamber. The painting, […]

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“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” An Annapolis Reflection, Part 7

“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” An Annapolis Reflection, Part 7

| May 18, 2017, 08:48 PM

U.S. Naval Academy Commissioning Week is upon us again, May 19-26, 2017. It’s something Annapolitans enjoy for the festivities, such as the Blue Angels flyover, and something locals dislike, the […]

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“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” An Annapolis Reflection, Part 6

“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” An Annapolis Reflection, Part 6

| April 20, 2017, 08:06 PM

  In a recent discussion at the library about growing up in Annapolis, some old-timers bemoaned the fact that kids no longer could ride their bikes into the Naval Academy. […]

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“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy.” an Annapolis reflection, Part 5.

“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy.” an Annapolis reflection, Part 5.

| March 20, 2017, 04:26 PM

“Libraries Transform,” the theme of National Library Week, April 9-15, strikes a chord with me. The Annapolis public library of my youth certainly helped transform me. It will probably surprise […]

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“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy.” an Annapolis reflection, Part 4.

“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy.” an Annapolis reflection, Part 4.

| March 02, 2017, 06:13 PM

Presidents’ Day, celebrated in February, generally was designed to honor the birthdays of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, both of whom had a connection to Annapolis. Washington had a deep […]

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“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” an Annapolis reflection, Part 3

“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” an Annapolis reflection, Part 3

| February 03, 2017, 07:57 PM

The recent celebration of Martin Luther King Day brought to mind the uproar in Annapolis following his assassination and the impact it had on our area. As I explain in […]

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“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” an Annapolis reflection, Part 2

“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” an Annapolis reflection, Part 2

| December 05, 2016, 04:55 PM

With the holidays upon us, I remember fondly my favorite Christmas as a youth living in our third-floor apartment on Main Street. As I recount in my book, Memoirs of […]

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“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” an Annapolis reflection, Part 1

“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” an Annapolis reflection, Part 1

| November 21, 2016, 11:18 AM

I’ve had my eye on Annapolis since I was born here in the old Emergency Hospital on Franklin Street on December 16, 1933. That’s why I appreciate Eye On Annapolis […]

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