Collections Online

Welcome to the Maryland Historical Society’s Collections Online Database. Browse through both Museum Department collections and the Special Collections Department of the H. Furlong Baldwin Library by subject or by medium. Here you will see paintings, photographs, manuscripts, decorative arts pieces, lithographs, and more.

With well over one million items housed at MdHS, this database contains merely a fraction of what can be found in the combined collections. Information contained in the records of the Collections Online Database is subject to change as a result of ongoing research.

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Works on Paper

Emigration & immigrationMaritimePrints
Fire Department, Lexington Street, Gay Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Park and Fire Departments building. Fire Department headquarters. Northwest corner of Lexington Street and Gay Street, Baltimore.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
Ca. 1925
1994.42.072


Montebello School, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Montebello School. 3200 Harford Road at 32nd Street, Baltimore. Opposite Clifton Park.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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Ca. 1925
1994.42.073


Richmond Market and Armory, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Richmond Market and Armory. 800 block, Howard Street, Baltimore.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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Ca. 1925
1994.42.074


Baltimore Harbor, Piers, Thames Street, Broadway, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Recreation Pier. Thames Street at foot of Broadway, Baltimore.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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Ca. 1925
1994.42.075


Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Automobiles, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene, elevated view. Looking west on Lexington Street from Charles Street, Baltimore. Fidelity building, right; O'Neill Company, left; Baltimore Gas and Electric at end of block. Also shows Kay Jeweler Company, Bachrach Photographers, Huyler's Restaurant; part of The Century Theatre sign, automobiles, streetcar tracks; horse-drawn carts; Stewart and Company painted sign.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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Ca. 1925
1994.42.076


Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Automobiles, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Baltimore Street looking east from Charles Street, Baltimore. Shows Warner and Company, Hillton Clothes, Miller's, Robbins Hat, National Bank, Hearst Tower.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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Ca. 1925
1994.42.077


Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Automobiles, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Looking south on St. Paul Street, Baltimore. Shows Harry M. Cotton Merchant Tailor, Emerson and Morgan Retail Coal, Monroe Clothes, First National Bank (Light Street and Redwood Street), streetcar, automobiles.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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Ca. 1925
1994.42.078


Charles Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Automobiles, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Charles Street near 33rd Street, Baltimore.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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Ca. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.079


Charles Street, Baltimore Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Charles Street looking north from corner of Baltimore Street, Baltimore. Shows Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company (B&O) building on left, The Hub (Division of Hecht Company) on right, Kranz-Smith Sanders & Stayman Pianos, Katz Jewelers, and automobiles.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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Ca. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.080


Mount Vernon Place, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Mount Vernon Place looking northwest. Shows Washington Apartments, 100 North Charles Street at left, monument to Justice Taney, Stafford Hotel Apartments, and automobiles.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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Ca. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.081


Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Fayette Street, looking west from St. Paul Street, Baltimore. Shows Maryland Hotel (16 East Fayette Street), Gunther Building (on right with Harriman Company office), sign for bowling alley, streetcar, and automobiles.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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Ca. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.082


Charles Street, North Avenue, Automobiles, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Intersection of Charles Street and North Avenue, looking south at 1800 block of Charles Street. Shows elevated traffic booth with officer, traffic, United Cigars, Hotel Waldorf, William M. Fouch Company, Inc. Pharmacists, Log Cabin Candy.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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Ca. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.083


Charles Street, Pennsylvania Station, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. North Charles Street looking north. Shows west end of Pennsylvania Railroad Station (Penn Station). Also shows Savarin Restaurant, Kenyon Tires sign, Waldorf Building, pedestrians, and automobiles.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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Ca. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.084


Howard Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
"Antiques row." North Howard Street, north of Madison Street, Baltimore. Joseph Mask Antiques, 843 North Howard Street. Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, 847 North Howard Street.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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Ca. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.085


Saint Paul Street, Automobiles, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. St. Paul Street, looking northwest from Fayette Street, Baltimore. Shows Title Guarantee and Trust Company, J.A.W. Iglehart and Company, and automobiles.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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Ca. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.086


Charles Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Automobiles, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. North Charles Street looking south. East side between Mt. Royal Avenue and Preston Street. Shows Vienna Pastry Shop, The Mt. Royal Inn, Meat market, New Lyceum, Belvedere Hotel, Washington Monument, automobiles, and streetcar tracks.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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Ca. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.087


Light Street, Redwood Street, Automobiles, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Corner of Light Street and Redwood Street, Baltimore. Shows Southern Hotel on left, Commerce Trust Company, automobiles, and the Baltimore Trust Company in distance.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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Ca. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.088


Cathedral Street, Automobiles, Mount Vernon Place, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Cathedral Street looking north from Centre Street, Baltimore. Shows Severn Apartment building (at Mount Vernon Place), and automobiles.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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Ca. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.089


Mount Royal Avenue, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Mount Royal Avenue at Mosher Street, Baltimore. Shows Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument, rowhouses, Jones Automobiles (1523-1533 Mt. Royal Avenue), and automobiles.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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Ca. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.090


Light Street, Horses, Automobiles, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Light Street south of Pratt Street, Baltimore. Shows Mengels Herold Company Syrup and Molasses trucks, man (police officer ?) on horseback, automobiles.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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Ca. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.091


Games