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Everyday People: Paul Henderson Collection Goes to City Hall

  It’s been a crazy couple of weeks here in the Imaging Services Department at MdHS. Through some wild confluence of ambition and scheduling, I agreed to curate and deliver a 48-piece photography exhibition the very week of the debut of my new documentary, HIT & STAY, at the Maryland Film Festival. I can’t really [...]

41st Annual Monument Lighting and MdHS Open House

Like so much of the City of Baltimore, the annual monument lighting bears the stamp of Mayor William Donald Schaefer. Schaefer, mayor from 1971 to 1987, got the inspiration for the idea following a trip to Indianapolis in 1972, when the beauty of the city’s monuments and statues aglow in holiday lights left him in [...]

Movember at MdHS

It’s Movember, so here’s a contest! As you may have heard November is Movember, which is national mustache month. The Movember Foundation seeks to raise awareness about prostate cancer and other male cancer initiatives. In honor of Movember and to help raise awareness here in the Fatti maschil, Parole femine (Manly deeds, Womanly words) state we [...]

Play Ball with the Orioles [preview clip]

“I feel strange—but its a grand occasion,” said MdHS President George L. Radcliffe, dressed in a bushy brown wig, yellow-plumed black hat,  tunic, and breeches of Cecilius Calvert, as he stood with 350,000 other Baltimoreans, celebrating the return of the Orioles to the Major Leagues on April 15, 1954. Described as the “parade of the century,” [...]

Maryland on Film @ MdHS on Oct. 13th

Maryland on Film The MdHS library has compiled approximately two hours of footage from eight films from our collections to be screened as part of Free Fall Baltimore on Saturday, October 13. Screenings will begin at the top of each hour from 10-4pm. The silent films in this presentation will be accompanied by pre-recorded music from Wye Oak, Matmos, Dan [...]

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