78 - The Phantom of O’Donnell Heights

In the summer of 1951, a housing project in southeastern Baltimore claims to be the haunt of a hunchbacked, black-clad phantom which leaps extraordinary distances a la Spring-Heeled Jack.

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Opening music from https://filmmusic.io. "Dark Child" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com). License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Closing music by Soma.

SOURCES

400 Pupils Out in 'Strike' For School Bus.” Baltimore Evening Sun, January 3, 1946.

8,170 Children Get Only Part-Time Schooling Here.” Baltimore Evening Sun, December 8, 1950.

City Inaction on Unsanitary Drains Scored.” Baltimore Sun, June 24, 1948.

O'Donnell Heights Greets Roof-Climbing Phantom.” Baltimore Evening Sun, July 25, 1951.

O'Donnell Heights Pupils in School.” Baltimore Evening Sun, January 8, 1946.

'Phantom' Hunters Fined $10 Each.” Baltimore Evening Sun, July 26, 1951.

'Phantom' Looms Atop School; Police Find Ventilation Pipe.” Baltimore Sun, July 27, 1951.

Phantom Makes Himself Scarce.” Baltimore Sun, August 6, 1951.

Phantom Prowler Terrorizes O'Donnell Heights Residents.” Baltimore Sun, July 25, 1951.

Sherbow Imposes $25 Fines For Betting On Horses.” Baltimore Evening Sun, September 25, 1951.

Third Turnover is On At O'Donnell Heights.” Baltimore Evening Sun, December 10, 1948.

When the Phantom Roamed.” Baltimore Evening Sun, February 28, 1962.

Schneck, Robert Damon. The President's Vampire. San Antonio: Anomalist Books, 2005.

https://www.climatespy.com/climate/summary/united-states/maryland/baltimore-washington-intl/july/1951

https://mysteriousuniverse.org/2013/10/spring-heeled-jack-in-america/

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