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Stories from the Museum Collection

Hutzler’s Art Deco Medallion

Marylanders over the age of forty smile brightly and recall fond memories whenever the name “Hutzler’s” is mentioned. Hutzler Brothers […]

Truth is Stranger than Fictional Characters: Dolly Varden in the 1870s

By Emily McCort, 2019 Summer Fashion Archives Intern

If Clothes Could Talk: The Social History of the Tea Gown

By Emily McCort, 2019 Summer Fashion Archives Intern


From the Deepest Corners of the Library

Letters from the Homefront: From Student to EMT

A student from Baltimore speaks about becoming an EMT just as the pandemic hit.

Letters from the Homefront: ‘Isolation or Desolation?’

A husband from Towson sheds some light on being quarantined with a loved one.

Letters from the Homefront: Loss and Grieving

A contributor from White Marsh shares insight on losing a loved one and how we celebrate life.