Letters from the Homefront

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Letters from the Homefront: ‘Pandemic Report from Williamsport, MD’

The following “Letters from the Homefront” account is part of our new initiative, Collecting in Quarantine. Personal accounts are some of the most powerful tools we have in understanding historic events in Maryland. Letters, diaries, and photographs of important moments in Maryland history, including the Civil War, World Wars I and II, the Spanish flu of [...]

Letters from the Homefront: ‘Waiting 2020′

The following “Letters from the Homefront” account is part of our new initiative, Collecting in Quarantine. Personal accounts are some of the most powerful tools we have in understanding historic events in Maryland. Letters, diaries, and photographs of important moments in Maryland history, including the Civil War, World Wars I and II, the Spanish flu of [...]

Letters from the Homefront: ‘Beauty in the Time of COVID-19’

The following “Letters from the Homefront” account is part of our new initiative, Collecting in Quarantine. Personal accounts are some of the most powerful tools we have in understanding historic events in Maryland. Letters, diaries, and photographs of important moments in Maryland history, including the Civil War, World Wars I and II, the Spanish flu [...]

Letters from the Homefront: ‘A Freshman’s Guide to Quarantine’

The following “Letters from the Homefront” account is part of our new initiative, Collecting in Quarantine. Personal accounts are some of the most powerful tools we have in understanding historic events in Maryland. Letters, diaries, and photographs of important moments in Maryland history, including the Civil War, World Wars I and II, the Spanish flu [...]

Letters from the Homefront: Finding Ways to Cope

The following “Letters from the Homefront” account is part of our new initiative, Collecting in Quarantine. Personal accounts are some of the most powerful tools we have in understanding historic events in Maryland. Letters, diaries, and photographs of important moments in Maryland history, including the Civil War, World Wars I and II, the Spanish flu [...]

Letters from the Homefront: ‘My Self-Isolation Quarantine Diary’

The following “Letters from the Homefront” account is part of our new initiative, Collecting in Quarantine. Personal accounts are some of the most powerful tools we have in understanding historic events in Maryland. Letters, diaries, and photographs of important moments in Maryland history, including the Civil War, World Wars I and II, the Spanish flu of [...]

Letters from the Homefront: No Stop to Volunteering

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 [...]

Letters from the Homefront: The Classroom Edition Part II

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 [...]

Letters from the Homefront: ‘Virtual Book Club Meeting’

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 [...]

Letters from the Homefront: Baltimore Views

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 [...]

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