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Business Unusual for the Dog Walker

The following “Business Unusual” account is part of our new initiative, Collecting in Quarantine. With current mandates for all non-essential businesses to close, business is anything but usual in Maryland. In the Business Unusual series, MdHS is asking business employees, owners, customers, passers-by and neighborhood residents to visually share their experiences during the COVID-19 crisis. [...]

Letters from the Homefront: Class of ’20

The following “Letters from the Homefront” account is part of our new initiative, Collecting in Quarantine. Inspired by the poignant letters in the Maryland Historical Society collection documenting past adversities from the Spanish flu of 1918, to the Annapolis yellow fever epidemics of 1793 and 1800, MdHS is calling on Marylanders to send their personal stories [...]

Business Unusual for ‘The Avenue News’

The following “Business Unusual” account is part of our new initiative, Collecting in Quarantine. With current mandates for all non-essential businesses to close, business is anything but usual in Maryland. In the Business Unusual series, MdHS is asking business employees, owners, customers, passers-by and neighborhood residents to visually share their experiences during the COVID-19 crisis. [...]

Letters from the Homefront: Battling Immune Deficiencies

The following “Letters from the Homefront” account is part of our new initiative, Collecting in Quarantine. Inspired by the poignant letters in the Maryland Historical Society collection documenting past adversities from the Spanish flu of 1918, to the Annapolis yellow fever epidemics of 1793 and 1800, MdHS is calling on Marylanders to send their personal stories [...]

Business Unusual at Wegmans

The following “Business Unusual” account is part of our new initiative, Collecting in Quarantine. With current mandates for all non-essential businesses to close, business is anything but usual in Maryland. In the Business Unusual series, MdHS is asking business employees, owners, customers, passers-by and neighborhood residents to visually share their experiences during the COVID-19 crisis. [...]

Letters from the Homefront: Quilting in Quarantine

The following “Letters from the Homefront” account is part of our new initiative, Collecting in Quarantine. Inspired by the poignant letters in the Maryland Historical Society collection documenting past adversities from the Spanish flu of 1918, to the Annapolis yellow fever epidemics of 1793 and 1800, MdHS is calling on Marylanders to send their personal stories [...]

Business Unusual at the Accokeek Foundation

The following “Business Unusual” account is part of our new initiative, Collecting in Quarantine. With current mandates for all non-essential businesses to close, business is anything but usual in Maryland. In the Business Unusual series, MdHS is asking business employees, owners, customers, passers-by and neighborhood residents to visually share their experiences during the COVID-19 crisis. [...]

Letters from the Homefront: A New Victory Garden

The following “Letters from the Homefront” account is part of our new initiative, Collecting in Quarantine. Inspired by the poignant letters in the Maryland Historical Society collection documenting past adversities from the Spanish flu of 1918, to the Annapolis yellow fever epidemics of 1793 and 1800, MdHS is calling on Marylanders to send their personal [...]

Hello from Quarantine

In this post, France-Merrick Director of the H. Furlong Baldwin Library Catherine Mayfield introduces the Maryland Historical Society’s new collecting initiative. Our underbelly blog was created as a place to highlight items and stories from the collections of our incredible library. As you’re staying put over these coming days, we hope you’ll find refuge, intrigue, [...]

The Baltimore Zoo in Druid Hill Park

In this post of our Aspect Ratio photography series, Imaging Services Technician and Staff Photographer Dan Goodrich explores images of the Baltimore Zoo at the turn of the twentieth century. With approximately 500,000 visitors each year, there is a good chance most Maryland residents have been to the Maryland Zoo (previously known as the Baltimore [...]

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