Virtual Field Trip: Protesting Segregation in Baltimore’s Theaters (Offsite Program)

Despite being considered one of the most progressive cities in the American south, Baltimore was largely segregated well into the 1940s and 1950s . The Maryland Historical Society is beaming into the Arbutus Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library on April 27 at 2pm to conduct a Virtual Field Trip—Protesting Segregation in Baltimore’s Theaters—for library visitors. Learn from one of our museum professionals about the efforts of the NAACP branch in Baltimore protesting the segregation of cultural institutions here in Maryland, and explore primary sources from the MdHS collection including photos, letters, and newspaper articles.

Despite being considered one of the most progressive cities in the American south, Baltimore was largely segregated well into the 1940s and 1950s . The Maryland Historical Society is beaming into the Arbutus Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library on April 27 at 2pm to conduct a Virtual Field Trip—Protesting Segregation in Baltimore’s Theaters—for library visitors. Learn from one of our museum professionals about the efforts of the NAACP branch in Baltimore protesting the segregation of cultural institutions here in Maryland, and explore primary sources from the MdHS collection including photos, letters, and newspaper articles.

Learn more: https://www.bcpl.info/events-and-programs/list.html#!/157041

April 27, 2019 2:00 PM   through   3:00 PM