Accessioned Photograph Collection - Peale/BCLM Photograph Collections

Musical Festival, Recreation Pier, 1927, Bureau of Recreation Collection, 1966.3.093, MdHS (reference photo)

Musical Festival, Recreation Pier, 1927, Bureau of Recreation Collection, 1966.3.093, MdHS (reference photo)

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The Peale/Baltimore City Life Museum accessioned (or numbered) photographic collections donated by one person, family, or organization. Collections may contain other materials including manuscripts and ephemera. MdHS has retained the Peale/BCLM numbering system in order to keep donor files and records in order. 

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Collection Name and Number: BALTIMORE HERITAGE INC., COLLECTION, 1963.1
Dates of Photographs:  1963
Physical Description:  937 photographic prints and architectural surveys
Subjects: Fells Point, Old Town, Little Italy

Dates of Photographs:  1911-1936
Physical Description:  893 photographic prints and film negatives; ephemera
Subjects: Baltimore Bureau of Recreation, Playground Athletic League, Children's Playground Association, Recreation and leisure time activities

Collection Name and Number: BROWN COLLECTION, 1967.11
Dates of Photographs:  1900-1918
Physical Description:  483 glass and film negatives
Subjects: Baltimore Camera Club, Baltimore views, portraits, Great Baltimore Fire of 1904, rural views, Baltimore's Homecoming Parada of 1907, beach and boardwalk views, maritime views

Collection Name and Number: DAVENPORT PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM, 1986.98.15
Dates of Photographs: ca. 1920s
Physical Description: 92 photographs
Subjects: Baltimore African-American family life in early 20th Century, Gray family of Baltimore

Collection Name and Number: E.J. GALLAGHER REALTY COMPANY COLLECTION, 1986.67
Dates of Photographs:  1864-1949
Physical Description:  227 photographs, manuscript materials, ephemera, and blueprints 
Subjects: Ednor Gardens, rowhomes, Baltimore architecture, E.J. Gallagher REalty Company, construction

Collection Name and Number: JOHN DUBAS COLLECTION, 1977.20
Dates of Photographs:  1900-1977
Physical Description:  3593 photographic prints, glass and film negatives, manuscript materials
Subjects: East Baltimore, Dubas family, maritime, street scenes, archtecture, portraits

Collection Name and Number: JULIUS ANDERSON PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION, 1994.42; 1995.62
Dates of Photographs: ca. 1920-1930
Physical Description: 229 photographic prints and one photographic souvenir book
Subjects: Baltimore streets and buildings: Churches and synagogues, colleges and universities, armories, cemeteries, businesses, houses, film and burlesque theaters, monuments, City Jail, clubs, and more. 

Dates of Photographs: ca. 1935-1965
Physical Description: 9 cartons and 4 ledger boxes; approximately 6,950 items
Subjects: Civil Rights; Baltimore; African-Amercan History; Morgan State College; Pennsylvania Avenue

Collection Name and Number: A. AUBREY BODINE COLLECTION, B##
Dates of Photographs: 1927-1970
Physical Description: Approximately 4500 negatives
Subjects: Baltimore streets and buildings, Maryland locations, maritime, Churches and synagogues, colleges and universities, armories, cemeteries, businesses, houses, people, monuments, clubs, and more.

Collection Name and Number: REIS PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION, 1989.50
Dates of Photographs: 1893-1894
Physical Description:  112 negatives
Subjects: Ball/Milnor family, Druid Hill Park, unidentified people and scenes