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.

For information on how to get started, take a look at the About page.  Use or reproduction of MdHS images without permission is not permitted. For more information, see the Terms of Use page. For reproductions or permission to use images, please visit the Rights and Reproductions page

Browse by subject using these links or enter a term in the search boxes below (scroll down for results):

American Civil WarAfrican American HistoryPhotographs
War of 1812Women's HistoryBenjamin Henry Latrobe
PaintingsMining the Museum (exhibit)

Works on Paper

Emigration & immigrationMaritimePrints
Automobiles, Street scene, Paul Henderson, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), African American history, Students, Children
Henderson, Paul, 1899-1988
Street scene. Children crossing intersection near Druid Hill Avenue, Baltimore. Shows pedestrians, bus, and taxi.
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circa 1948
HEN.01.06-027


US Senator, Women's history, Paul Henderson, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Photographs, African American history, Politicians
Henderson, Paul, 1899-1988
Portrait. Verda Freeman Welcome on couch with book.
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circa 1948
HEN.01.08-012


Paul Henderson, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Photographs, African American history, Baltimore (Md.), Sports, Morgan State University, Universities & colleges, Students
Henderson, Paul, 1899-1988
Group portrait. Morgan State College basketball team.
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circa 1949
HEN.01.11-002


Women's history, Celebrities, Paul Henderson, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Photographs, African American history, Baltimore (Md.)
Henderson, Paul, 1899-1988
Mahalia Jackson singing inside unidentified church.
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circa 1949
HEN.01.11-053


Clubs and organizations, Women's history, Paul Henderson, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Photographs, African American history, Baltimore (Md.), Morgan State University, Students, Schools, Universities & colleges
Henderson, Paul, 1899-1988
Group portrait. Three women with Zeta Phi Beta letters.
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circa 1949
HEN.01.12-008


Paul Henderson, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Photographs, African American history, Baltimore (Md.), Morgan State University, Politicians, Portrait group
Henderson, Paul, 1899-1988
Morgan State College board of trustees meeting, Martin Jenkins shaking hands with Theodore McKeldin. Josiah Henry (second from left), President of Morgan State College Martin Jenkins (third from left), Judge Morris Ames Soper (fourth from left), Theodore McKeldin (fifth from left), Dr. Carl Murphy (second from right), and unidentified men.
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circa 1950
HEN.00.B1-073


Paul Henderson, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, African American History, Gospel Music
Henderson, Paul, 1899-1988
Pauline Wells Lewis and an unidentified man at WANN-AM.
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circa 1951
HEN.00.A1-073


Paul Henderson, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, African American History, Schools, Baltimore (Md.)
Henderson, Paul, 1899-1988
Western High School, corner of Lanvale and McCulloh Street. Today the school is known as Booker T. Washington Middle School.
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September 1948
HEN.00.A1-124


Paul Henderson, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, African American History, Jazz, Advertising, Baltimore (Md.)
Henderson, Paul, 1899-1988
Flink Johnson Combo. Promotional photographs for Arrow Beer. Flink Johnson (far right), Charlie Fletcher on bass, "Pigmeat" Garner on sax.
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August 1951
HEN.00A2-255


Paul Henderson, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, African American History, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Lawyers, Baltimore (Md.)
Henderson, Paul, 1899-1988
Juanita Jackson Mitchell's office. Jackson & Mitchell Real Estate office, Robert B. Watts' office next door.
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February 1951
HEN.00.B1-044


Talmadge Hill
Paul Henderson, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, African American History, Morgan State College, Football, Basketball, Baltimore (Md.)
Henderson, Paul, 1899-1988
Talmadge Hill.
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March 1948
HEN.01.01-044


Paul Henderson, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, African American History, Schools, Baltimore (Md.)
Henderson, Paul, 1899-1988
Western High School. Corner of Lanvale and McCulloh Street. Today the school is known as Booker T. Washington Middle School.
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October 1948
HEN.01.06-025


Paul Henderson, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, African American History, Episcopal Church, Baltimore (Md.)
Henderson, Paul, 1899-1988
St. James' Episcopal Church
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circa 1949
HEN.01.12-031


Paul Henderson, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, African American History, Morgan State College, Education, Baltimore (Md.)
Henderson, Paul, 1899-1988
Martin Jenkins in his office with unidentified woman
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circa 1949
HEN.03.01-007


Paul Henderson, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, African American History, Morgan State College, Sculptor, Baltimore (Md.)
Henderson, Paul, 1899-1988
James E. Lewis and bust.
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1951
HEN.03.02-053


Paul Henderson, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, African American History, Morgan State College, Football, Basketball, Baltimore (Md.)
Henderson, Paul, 1899-1988
Talmadge Hill at his desk.
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circa 1951
HEN.03.05-014


Paul Henderson, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, African American History, Civil Rights, Baltimore (Md.)
Henderson, Paul, 1899-1988
Verda Welcome with a group of unidentified women. Verda Welcome (far left).
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June 1952
HEN.03.11-057


Paul Henderson, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, African American History, Morgan State College, Education, Football, Basketball, Baltimore (Md.)
Henderson, Paul, 1899-1988
Martin Jenkins and Edward Hurt with unidentified men. Martin Jenkins (far right), Edward Hurt (far left).
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circa 1952
HEN.03.13-001


Paul Henderson, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, African American History, Morgan State College, Baltimore (Md.)
Henderson, Paul, 1899-1988
Martin Jenkins and Governor Theodore McKeldin at graduation ceremony. Martin Jenkins (far left), Governor Theodore McKeldin (second left).
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1952
HEN.03.13-010


Paul Henderson, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, African American History, Morgan State College, Baltimore (Md.)
Henderson, Paul, 1899-1988
Governor Theodore McKeldin at graduation ceremony. Martin D. Jenkins (sitting left of the podium), Ralph Bunche (sitting right of the podium).
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1952
HEN.03.13-011