Devil in the Details: Woodbourne Ave
September 7th 2018
When looking at a photo with a wide view and distant subjects, it's easy to dismiss the image as boring and pass it by without a second glance. But you should always take a closer look because sometimes you'll find a real gem.
But Is It Art?: This could be your next album cover
August 24th 2018
B348 (3)-K Carlin's Park. A. Aubrey Bodine, undated. A. Aubrey Bodine Collection, BCLM Collection, MdHS.
Career Day: Working Women of the 1940s
July 27th 2018
In honor of the recent loss of Mary Ellis, one of the last remaining female pilots of World War II, we wanted to feature some photos exhibiting other ways women kept the world moving forward in wartime.
Mr. Dubas Neighborhood part 1
June 22nd 2018
Here's a new series for your enjoyment... "Mr. Dubas' Neighborhood"
Career Day: The Catonsville Nine
May 17th 2018
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Catonsville Nine. While we don't like to single out one member of the group above any other, it's important to remember that the priesthood is a vocation. Hence, A. Aubrey Bodine's photograph of Fr. Philip Berrigan taken in 1967. This shot was taken…
Age of the Auto: Firetrucks
March 30th 2018
Fires have been a hazard to society since society formed. People learned early on there needed to be a system to put out fires before they destroyed everything around them. This week we focus on a couple iterations of fire trucks, including a truck from the Kent Island Volunteer Fire…
They Live By Night: Familiar Places (Baltimore)
March 16th 2018
Today we revisit our series of night photography to appreciate some familiar locations, at least for our Baltimore-based viewers. But even if you've never been to these places, you'll find that each of these photos exudes a different type of beauty and atmosphere.
Career Day: Photo by Henderson
February 23rd 2018
In this week's addition to Career Day, we get a glimpse into the office life of Morgan State College, where we see everyday men and women at work. This film negative from the Paul Henderson Collection has suffered some damage due to past storage or development issues, but when dealing…
Career Day: Photos by Henderson
February 16th 2018
You may remember having Career Day in school growing up, a day where adults come into your classroom and talk about their line of work. There are countless types of jobs from manufacturing to paper pushing to directing traffic from a barrel on the side of the road (just wait…
Photo by Paul Henderson
February 9th 2018
HEN.03.03-063 Group portrait. Photograph by Paul Henderson, c.1951. Paul Henderson Photograph Collection, MdHS.As we continue our work in digitizing the approximately 7,000 negatives and prints by the late AFRO American newspaper photographer Paul Henderson, we often find images that stop us dead in our tracks. Here's one with subjects in…
Age of the Auto: Photo by Paul Henderson
January 26th 2018
Look at these classic autos parked near Frederick Douglass High School in the 1950s.