Resources relating to regional Maryland history with an emphasis on Baltimore. Includes contact and collection information for libraries, museums, and archives and highlights select resources based on format.
"The African Americans in the Law Special Collection seeks to document the development and growth of the African American legal community in Maryland from 1877 to date." From the the Thurgood Marshall Law Library, The University of Maryland School of Law.
"To advance the scholarship, encourage civil discourse and simply shed light on this important topic, the University of Baltimore has established a Web presence for its work on "Baltimore '68."" From the University of Baltimore.
"Edgar Allan Poe, H.L. Mencken, Gertrude Stein, Ogden Nash, Frederick Douglass... Many authors have called Baltimore home. This site offers you biographical information about these and numerous other Baltimore writers, locations of interest, maps, downloadable driving tours, and more." From the University of Baltimore.
"Explore Baltimore Heritage is a collection of featured historic buildings and neighborhoods from across the city. Take a look around and learn more about Baltimore's historic parks, theaters, rowhouses and more." From Baltimore Heritage.
"On May 17, 1968, nine men and women entered the Selective Service Offices in Catonsville, Maryland, removed several hundred draft records, and burned them with homemade napalm in protest against the war in Vietnam. The nine were arrested and, in a highly publicized trial, sentenced to jail. ... This site is a resource for those interested in this nationally publicized event in Maryland." From the Maryland Digital Cultural Heritage program and Enoch Pratt Free Library.
"In both volumes of The Firemen's Record, J. Albert Cassedy aims to account for all of the fires occurring in Baltimore from the beginning of the city's history until 1891 in the first book, and up to 1911 in the second, updated book." From the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)