H.L. Mencken Collection
Streetcar at the corner of Wolfe Street and Eastern Avenue in Baltimore, 1952
Market Street, Baltimore, 1850: busy street scene showing the Baltimore Museum and Gallery of Fine Arts
Unloading bananas from United Fruit Company boat docked at Pratt Street, Baltimore
Baltimore Orioles 1954 schedule, sponsored by Gunther Beer
Objects from the War of 1812 collection
Farmerettes in the Woman's Land Army of America, working on a horse-drawn wagon pulling a hay-loading machine
Portraits from the War of 1812 Collection
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Fair of the Iron Horse
This collection contains documents from the Baltimore County Public Library and Enoch Pratt Free Library. Included in the collection are photographs, brochures and postcards of the event held in Halethorpe, Maryland from September 24 to October 8, 1927. The event was held to commemorate the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad’s first one hundred years of service to the public and was spread over 25 acres and attended by more than 1.25 million people. Each afternoon, a moving pageant was held that dramatized the progress of inland transport.
Caroline County Almshouse Ledger
This collection, from the Greensboro Historical Society, contains a Caroline County Almshouse Ledger covering the years 1901 to 1940. Almshouses, which served the poor, homeless, transient and infirmed, appointed overseers with the responsibility of general management and to keep records on all persons in their care. This ledger focuses primarily on admittance, departure and death of the residents.
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