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Prohibition

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Then and Now: The Owl Bar

The Owl Bar has long been a favorite after-work drinking spot for MdHS staffers. A decent beer selection, cheap happy hour specials, and some of the best brick oven pizza in town are only part of the draw though. The bar, tucked in the back of the Belvedere Hotel, has a certain ambience to which [...]

Morris A. Soper Papers – Coming Soon! (or 25 years late…)

After a brief hiatus, processing has recommenced full tilt on the Morris Soper Papers. Recent Goucher graduate and MdHS intern Micah Connor is now working on a full time basis processing collection. He joins volunteer Susan Gillett, who has been devoting Saturdays to working on the project for more than a year. We hope to [...]

Election Recollection: Albert C. Ritchie, 1928

Gov. Ritchie runs for President. “Election Recollection” is a series we’ll run from now through January’s Presidential inauguration (or so). Here we’ll feature political/election-related items from MdHS’s  photograph, manuscript, and ephemera holdings. This first installment takes us back to the Roaring Twenties, a time when Marylanders were, for the most part, as committed to state’s rights [...]

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