Bertha Wooden Photograph Collection, PP185

Finding Aid to the Bertha Wooden Photograph Collection, PP185

H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Historical Society

Collection summary

Title

Bertha Wooden Photograph Collection

Creator

Bertha Wooden

Call number

PP185

Inclusive dates

Ca 1890 - 1900

Extent

1 box

Abstract

This collection consists of portraits of members of the Yoe, Wack, Kalben and Wooden families ca. 1890-1900 as well as views from around the state, including Baltimore and Western Maryland.

Administrative summary

Repository

H. Furlong Baldwin Library

Maryland Historical Society

201 W. Monument St.

Baltimore, MD 21201

www.mdhs.org

specialcollections@mdhs.org

Access restrictions

Open to the public without restrictions.

Use restrictions

For information about how to purchase digital reproductions and for permission information, please visit the Rights and Reproductions page

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Ruth Wack Pearson, July 1972 (Transferred from MS 130)

Accession number

(69575/64575/ See also 64499)

Processing note

Processing begun ca 2000; Processing completed by Damon Talbot, September 2014

Related Collections

 MS 130, Jacob Yoe Collection

Biographical Note

Bertha Wooden (m. Henry E. Wack) was the mother of the donor. She attended Normal School and taught in Washington Co., MD. Dorothy Yoe (m. William Kalben) was a member of the staff of the Baltimore County Health Department. The Yoe and Wack families immigrated to Baltimore from Germany in the 1840s-1850s.

Scope and Content

The Collection include portraits of members of the Yoe, Wack, Kalben and Wooden families ca. 1890-1900 and views from around the state, including Baltimore and Western Maryland. Many of the photographs concern Bertha Wooden’s life in Washington County in the 1890; Views include church and Sunday school friends and activities, etc.

Five photographs are missing as of September 2014 – these are listed in the container list.

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Container List

PP185.1

Antietam ca. 1900

 

PP185.2

Burnside Bridge—battle of Antietam (photo of print)

 

PP185.3

A Baltimore business office around 1900

 

PP185.4

Gutman’s Department Store, Baltimore-- Elk decorations

 

PP185.5

Baltimore 1900 (Harbor from Federal Hill & Harbor from Broadway)

 

PP185.6

Mr. Lawrence Wooden and Miss Nora McLaughlin, Mt. Royal Station, ca. 1899

 

PP185.7-.13

Fort McHenry ca. 1900

 

PP185.14

Beach scene—Cape Henlopen?

 

PP185.15

Beach scene—Cape Henlopen?

 

 

PP185.16

Beach scene—Cape Henlopen?

 

 

PP185.17

Life saving station, Cape Henlopen

 

 

PP185.18

Boonesboro School, 1897

 

PP185.19

Lutheran Church, Boonesboro, Md. (about 1900)

 

PP185.20.a-.b

Maryland Synod in session in the Boonesboro Lutheran Church, 1901

 

 

PP185.21

St. Paul's in Clearspring 1895

 

PP185.22

Bridge at Clearspring ca.1895

 

PP185.23

A visitor (bear) in Clearspring, 1895-97

 

PP185.24

Old Green Spring Furnace 1895

 

PP185.25

Gettysburg monuments  ‑ ca. 1900

 

PP185.26

Gettysburg monuments  ‑ ca. 1900

 

PP185.27

Gettysburg monuments  ‑ ca. 1900

 

PP185.28

Group photo, Gettysburg, ca. 1900 (Z24.618)

 

PP185.29

The Firemen's Building in Manchester, Md.

 

PP185.30

Mountain Lake, Md. Ca. 1900

 

PP185.31

Mountain Lake, Md. Ca. 1900

 

PP185.32

Braethorn --Mountain Lake, Md. Ca. 1900

 

PP185.33

Braethorn-- Mountain Lake, Md. Ca. 1900

 

PP185.34

Boating at a Sunday School excursion on the Eastern Shore, probably Tolchester Beach. About 1895

 

PP185.35-.49

Unidentified rural scenes of a varied nature (landscapes, seashore, trains, etc.), ca.1890-1900. Includes: horses, horse and buggy , church, stream in Western Md., 2 African-.American men on a country road , group on porch

 

 

PP185.50-.5

Unidentified scenes: Grant’s tomb? urban scenes, ship

 

 

PP185.54

Luther Memorial Church. Washington, D.C. 1900

 

 

PP185.55

Washington’s Tomb at Mt. Vernon 1898

 

 

PP185.56

Greene St & Winchester Place in Westminster

 

PP185.57-.58

Baseball teams

 

PP185.59-.61

Spring Lake Dairy entrance & employees, Walter Neumeyer (1890-95)

John Hoey (1890-95)

 

 

PP185.62

Mayor Jackson and members of the Baltimore City Health Dept., ca. 1940 (woman is Mrs. Dorothy Kalban) at WFBR.

 

 

PP185.63

Y.P. Assoc., St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church— picnic excursion to Rockaway, July 1896

 

PP185.64

Y.P. Assoc., St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church— picnic excursion to Rockaway, July 1896—Our supper table

 

PP185.65

Group at the Gate (before 1900)

 

PP185.66

On the dock, somewhere in Md. (1895-1900)

 

PP185.67

Group at the Snake Fence, before 1900

 

PP185.68

Garaphelia Wareheim, Hampstead (tintype)

 

PP185.69

Anna Christine Hachtel at 2 1/2 months

 

PP185.70

Frances A.K. Smith

 

PP185.71

The Ankeney children

 

PP185.72

Mr. & Mrs. Wade Crampton (Florence Grogg Crampton)

 

PP185.73

Mr. & Mrs. Hy Wack /(Maria Kalban Wack & Henry C. Wack?) (about 1914 or 1915)

 

PP185.74

Grandfather Kalben, aged 97 (Paternal Grandfather of Dorothy R. Yoe Kalban; Maternal grandfather of Henry  E. Wack)

 

PP185.75

Grandmother Kalben,aged 94 (Paternal Grandmother of Dorothy R. Yoe Kalban; Maternal grandmother of  Henry E. Wack)

 

PP185.76

Rev. B. F. Daugherty, Pastor of 5th U.B. Church near our home on George St. (Note by Bertha Wooden)  

 

PP185.77

Dr. Albert, Pastor at St. Mark’s, Baltimore

 

PP185.78

Fred Hachtel, an associate of Henry Wack on the Chamber of Commerce, in the Pitt Brothers Office (early 1900’s)

 

PP185.79

Principal of Boonesboro School (before 1900)

 

PP185.80

John H. Gundersdorf (around 1900), Friend of Henry Wack and member of St. Mark's

 

PP185.81

Henry Ritter of St. Mark’s

 

PP185.82

Rev. B.B. Uhl

 

PP185.83

Extracts from a letter of missionary Rev. August Pohlmann, M.D., Muhlenberg, Nov. 18, 1897 (Print of Dr. Pohlmann)

 

PP185.84

Mrs. Wareheim, Wife of Dr. Wareheim, our family Physician of Hampstead (Note by Bertha Wooden)

 

PP185.85

Miss Maggie Coyle, neighbor on George St. (next door to Spring Lake Farm Dairy)

 

PP185.86

Mary Armiger, Baltimore, St. Mark's Church, about 1895

 

PP185.87

Mary E. Kammerer, January, 1901

 

PP185.88

Cora Smith, Boonsboro, Md.

 

PP185.89

Mrs. Grogg (ca. 1900)

 

PP185.90

Mrs. Ella Smith (ca. 1890)

 

PP185.91

Bertha Wooden, 1895, at her graduation from Maryland State Normal School (cabinet photo)

 

PP185.92

Group of Young Ladies (about 1900) Taken at "Bay Ridge” (tintype)

 

PP185.93

Miss May Cornman (Kornman?) in nurse’s uniform

 

PP185.94

Mary Stansbury, Hampstead (cabinet photo)

 

PP185.95

 Grace Uhl (cabinet photo)

 

PP185.96

Cora Wyvel, School & Sunday School friend (Bertha Wooden) (cabinet photo)

 

PP185.97

Mrs. McLaughlin of Clearspring, Md. (1900)

 

Missing photographs as of September 2014

 

Friend of Maria Kalban Wack (By Balto. Photo Co.)

 

Photo of little girl, from Grandmother Wack's collection (By Henry Schaefer, certainly well before 1900.)

 

Photo of little boy, from Grandmother Wack's collection. (By Henry Schaefer, certainly well before 1900.)

 

A friend of Henry E.Wack.

 

Woman, standing, in long black dress

Games