Zepp Baltimore Fire Photograph Collection, PP214

Finding Aid to the Zepp Baltimore Fire Photograph Collection, PP214

H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Historical Society

Collection summary


Zepp Baltimore Fire Photograph Collection


Elmer and Simon Zepp

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Inclusive dates



1 box (housed with PP211 – PP213)


This collection consists of copy photographs taken by Elmer and/or Simon Zepp, showing the aftermath of the 1904 Baltimore Fire.

Administrative summary


H. Furlong Baldwin Library

Maryland Historical Society

201 W. Monument St.

Baltimore, MD 21201



Access restrictions

Open to the public without restrictions.

Use restrictions

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Gift of Herbert M. Harding, February, 1977

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Processing note

Processing begun ca 1990s; processed completed by Damon Talbot, August 2014

Scope and Content

This collection consists of 5 folders of 48 copy photographs taken by Elmer and/or Simon Zepp, showing the aftermath of the 1904 Baltimore Fire.

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PP214.1: Maryland Institute

PP214.2: North & Fayette Sts. [SW or NW]

PP214.3: Bowleys Wharf & Pratt N.E.

PP214.4: North side Baltimore between Holliday & Gay St. [safe]

PP214.5: Sharp & Baltimore Sts. E.

PP214.6: Baltimore & South Sts. SE

PP214.7: Church of The Messiah

PP214.8: Myers Canning Factory

PP214.9: Sharp & German NW

PP214.10: Market Space Looking N.E.

PP214.11: View across Water

PP214.12: Market Space N. from Pratt St

PP214.13: American [Ice] House

PP214.14: Concrete bldg./German St.

PP214.15: View Across Water Powerhouse

PP214.16: Chamber of Commerce

PP214.17: Hersch Bldg.

PP214.18: Baltimore & Charles Sts. NW

PP214.19: Light St. E.

PP214.20: Baltimore & Charles Sts. N.E.

PP214.21: Baltimore & Gay St. SE

PP214.22: Gay & Baltimore Sts, N.E.

PP214.23: Church of the Messiah

PP214.24: North & Fayette Sts. [SW or NW].

PP214.25: Eislman & Straus/Lombard Sts

PP214.26: Gay & Water Sts. NW

PP214.27: East Side Gay St, near Water [St.]

PP214.28: Light & German Sts. N.

PP214.29: Unidentified [wrecked fire engine?]

PP214.30: [Hopkins Place Savings Bank]

PP214.31: Lombard & Hanover Sts. N.E.

PP214.32: Light St. East

PP214.33: Baltimore & Liberty N.E.

PP214.34: Union Trust Bldg.

PP214.35: Charles & Lombard Sts. N.EW

PP214.36: Charles & Lombard Sts. N.E.

PP214.37: South & German Sts.

PP214.38: Lombard & Charles Sts. N.

PP214.39: Concord & Pratt Sts. N.

PP214.40: Hanover & Lombard Looking N.

PP214.41: N.W. Corner Lombard & Hanover

PP214.42: German & Hanover, N.E.

PP214.43: Exchange Place—North side

PP214.44: Light & Pratt Sts. NW

PP214.45: Pratt & Light Sts. N.

PP214.46: Lombard & South N.W.

PP214.47: [Lombard & Pratt Sts. N.]

PP214.48: Sharp & Lombard Sts. N.E.