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African American Department Collection and State Library Resources

Photograph Collection

The photograph collection consists primarily of black and white images of African Americans in Baltimore and the surrounding area. The following page provides a list of the photographs in the collection, with detailed descriptions and information as to the photographer/copyright holder, subject, date and condition.

ID #

Date

©

Owner of Copyright

Photographer

Title

Color

Subject

WPA

NYA

Description

Condition

1 1/1/1936 Yes George M. Knight George M. Knight Tomatoes B&W Work No No Baskets packed and ready for shipping on the wharf at Millstone Landing, St. Mary's County Good
2 1/1/1936 Yes A.M Webb Negative Negroes B&W Adults No No Annie Addison, born at Doughoregan Manor, was a former slave of Gov. John Lee Carroll. She was afterwards for many years a servant in the Webb family at Walbrook Excellent
3 1/1/1935 Yes G.M. Knight G.M. Knight Oxen B&W Adults No No A team in Southern Maryland Good
4 6/1/1923 Yes Armistad M. Webb Negative Negroes B&W Adults No No An old Negro gardener at the Webb place on Windsor Mill Road Good
5 9/6/1931 Yes Baltimore Sun   Banana Trade B&W Work No No Bananas from Martinique being transferred to refrigerator cars on their way from Baltimore to inland cities Fair
6 1/1/1934 Yes Baltimore Sun   Governor Ritchie Highway B&W Work No No Construction work between the Baltimore line and Furnace Branch Fair
7 10/9/1932 Yes Baltimore Sun   Fisheries B&W Work No No A fisherman lands at his private wharf, a typical scene of Southern Maryland Good
8 1/1/1935 Yes G.M. Knight Negative Oxen B&W Work No No Pulling a saw rig in Tudor Hill Lane, St. Mary's County Good
9   Yes Consolidated Gas Electric Light and Power Company   North Avenue Market Sepia Market No No View of the Interior Good
10 1/1/1936 Yes George M. Knight Jr. George M. Knight Jr. Donkey Sepia Adults No No A thoroughbred donkey on Susquehanna farm in St. Mary's County Good
11 6/1/1936 Yes Francis E. Old Jr. Negative Dolphin Street, 100 Block B&W City Streets No No Taken from the southwest corner of its intersection with John Street Damaged
12 10/1/1936 Yes Francis E. Olde Jr, Negative Fayette St., Ease, 1600 Block B&W City Streets No No Looking west from about 1637 Fayette St. to the south side, between Broadway and Bond Street Good
13 1/1/1936 Yes Francis E. Olde Jr. Negative Fayette St., E., 1314-16-18 B&W City Streets No No Old houses on the north side of Fayette Street Good
14 1/1/1938 Yes W. Bryant Tyrrell W. Bryant Tyrell Rolling Road B&W Work No No Mural by Leonard M. Bahr in the library of Catonsville High School Good
15   Yes News Post and Baltimore American M.E. Warren West Street B&W Work No No West Street being paved with brick c. 1910, from around Monroe Court, looking west, Annapolis Good
16 2/17/1939 Yes F.E. Olde Jr. Negative Lexington St., W. 812 & 814 B&W City Streets No No In 1939, several squares in this section of the city was razed as part of the Baltimore Housing Authority's slum clearance program Excellent
17 7/1/1937 Yes Richard J. Chambliss Negative Shepardstown Toll-Bridge-Ruins B&W Bridges No No Ruins of the Highway bridge at Shepardstown, swept out in the severe flood of March, 1936. Fair
18   Yes Mr. Ferris Mrs. Ferris Tilghman, Tench-Ride B&W Children No No "News of Yorktown" painting by J.L.G Ferris. Young boy standing to the side Good
19 9/1/1929 Yes Percy G. Skirven Negative Ocean City-Beach B&W Ocean City No No Family enjoying a day at the beach Fair
20 1/1/1900 Yes Armistad M. Webb Negative Carriages - Victoria B&W Transportation No No A vehicle characteristic of Baltimore in the 1890s is shown with the top down and its driver Good
21 7/31/1936 Yes Baltimore Sun   China Street B&W City Streets No No Young child on the steps of an old house in a slum area of Baltimore sold on account of unpaid taxes in 1936 Good
22   Yes News Post and Baltimore American M.E. Warren Chase Lloyd House B&W Adults No No Young man holding the reins of a horse in front of the Chase house, Annapolis Good
23 8/4/1936 Yes Baltimore Sun   Automobiles B&W Transportation No No Two household hands stand ready near one of the early automobiles in Baltimore Damaged
24 1/1/1932 Yes Baltimore Sun   Brehm's Lane Sepia Work No No Welfare workers at labor during the improvements to Brehm's Lane Fair
25 7/27/1938 Yes Evening Sun   Dolphin Street, 700 Block B&W City Streets No No "Clean Blocks" prettied up the Negro blocks with greenery and garden chairs Fair
26 1/1/1937 Yes Baltimore Sun   Dolphin Street, 708-710 B&W City Streets No No Negro residences whose owners took part in the cleanup of campaign sponsored by the Afro-American and the colored branch of the Women's Civic League Fair
27 8/27/1937 Yes Baltimore Sun   Dolphin Street, 700 Block B&W City Streets No No Negro residences whose owners took part in the cleanup campaign Fair
28 1/1/1921 Yes Baltimore Sun   Curley, Michael Joseph, Archbishop B&W Adults No No Young African American male carrying baggage Fair
29 1/1/1937 Yes Baltimore Sun   Fayette Street., E B&W City Streets No No View east on Fayette Street Good
30 1/1/1932 Yes Baltimore Sun     Sepia Work No No A load of tomatoes in Southern Maryland on their way to the cannery Good
31 1/1/1930 Yes Baltimore Sun   Pennslyvania RR B&W Transportation No No Union Station Yards. Under the train shed Good
32 1/1/1930 Yes Baltimore Sun   Mt. Royal Avenue B&W City Streets No No Mt. Royal Avenue looking west from St. Paul Street Good
33 1/1/1938 Yes News Post and Baltimore American   Colvin Street B&W City Streets No No Colvin Street -Baltimore Good
34 1/1/1932 Yes Baltimore Sun   Negroes B&W Adults No No An elderly negress of Southern Maryland who preserves some of the old-time quality so noticeable there Good
35 8/27/1937 Yes Evening Sun   Stricker Street, North 1000 Block B&W City Streets No No Homes occupied by the better class of Negroes near Mosher Street in West Baltimore Fair
36 4/27/1937 Yes Baltimore Sun   Pimlico Race Track B&W Work No No Grandstand and judges stand after improvements during the spring of 1937 Fair
37 1/1/1933 Yes Baltimore Sun   Oxcart B&W Adults No No A man at work in Southern Maryland on an oxcart, a conveyance rarely found elsewhere in state. Good
38 4/25/1935 Yes Baltimore Sun A.M. Webb Little Rock Street Baltimore B&W City Streets No No Said to be the smallest street in Baltimore Good
39 1/4/1938 Yes Baltimore Sun   McCulloh St. 1000 Block B&W City Streets No No Looking south from Hoffman Street Good
40 1/1/1930 Yes Baltimore Sun   Negroes B&W Children No No A familiar scene when the watermelon boats are in Good
41 7/8/1937 Yes Baltimore Sun   Schools-Balto-Public School No. 133 B&W Murals No No The third in a series of murals depicting the civilization of the Negro. This shows a contemporary group where the Negro takes his place in all phases of American Life Good
42 7/8/1937 Yes Baltimore Sun   Schools -Balto-Public School No. 133 B&W Murals No No The first in a series of murals showing the primitive period of the Negro in Africa. Good
43 1/1/1937 Yes Baltimore Sun   Schools-Balto-Public Schools No. 133 B&W Murals No No The second in a series of murals that represents the middle period of African American Civilization. Manual labor and slavery in the South is shown. These are the stevedores on the Mississippi Good
44 7/11/1935 Yes Baltimore Sun   Taylor's Chapel-Baltimore Co, B&W Buildings No No On the Taylor estate near Mt. Pleasant Park, on the Hillen Road. The building is only 50 ft in length. A slave gallery in the back remains from early days Good
45 1/1/1917 Yes Baltimore Sun   European War- Troops B&W Children No No Children watch as drafted men make their way to Camden Station Good
46 1/1/1930 Yes Baltimore Sun   Tobacco Sepia Work No No A young man cuts tobacco for Harvest at the Johns Hopkins Farm near Millersville, A.A. Co. Good
47   Yes Baltimore Sun   Tobacco Sepia Work No No Men at work at a tobacco farm in Southern Maryland Fair
48   Yes Baltimore Sun M.E. Warren Church Copy: Circle at College Avenue B&W Adults No No Men leaning on a gate beside the Forbes House Fair
49 1/1/1938 Yes Tyrrell Tyrrell Caton, Mary Carroll (Mrs. Richard) B&W Adults No No Mural in the Library on Catonsville High School depicts the arrival of Mary at Castle Thunder. Two servants stand waiting nearby to aid her Good
50 3/29/1939 Yes F.E. Old Jr. Negative Colney St. B&W Adults No No Young lady walking on the North Side looking west from Grove Alley to Rock Street. Part of the Housing Authority's slum clearance program Good
51 1/1/1958 Yes M.E. Warren M.E. Warren Copy: Tobacco Harvest Southern MD B&W Work No No Man at work during the tobacco harvest Good
52 1/1/1983 Yes Pratt Library Coll. Fred G. Kraft Jr.   B&W Adults No No Mayor Don Schaefer joins a crowd at the War Memorial Good
53 1/1/1983 Yes Pratt Library Coll. Joseph Kuhl   B&W Adults No No Mayor Don Schaefer talks with Carmena Watson, Barbara Ferguson and Maddin Pullen of LaFayette 99 Assoc. about the city's assistance during Expo 83 Good
54   Yes Pratt Library Coll. Joseph Kohl Tree Planting B&W Adults No No William Donald Schaefer joins others for a tree planting ceremony Good
55   Yes Pratt Library Coll. Fred G. Kraft Schafer, William Donald B&W Adults No No Mayor Don Schaefer Stencils numbers on homes on the 2600 block of Huron Street, Mount Windsor Rehab Good
56   Yes Pratt Library Coll. Fred G. Fraft Schaefer, Wm D. B&W Adults No No Mayor Don Schaefer and Alice P. Good
57 1/1/1939 No Pratt Library Coll.   Oxford Street B&W City Streets No No Oxford Street from Pennsylvania Avenue Good
58 4/1/1937 No Pratt Library Coll. Negative St. Mary's Street B&W City Streets No No Tessier Street at left. The two dwellings in the double house and the one next to it are among the narrowest in Baltimore Good
59   No Pratt Library Coll.   Deep Falls B&W Adults No No Deep Falls St. Mary's County. Man standing near a house Good
60 6/8/1914 Yes Archives   Courtland Street B&W City Streets No No North from near Hamilton Street. Three men at work on a nearby carriage Fair
61 4/19/1917 Yes Archives   Courtland Street B&W City Streets No No East side from Pleasant to Mulberry Street. The west side of Courtland, as shown was razed for St. Paul Place in 1917 Good
62   Yes M.E. Warren M.E Warren Copy: Crisfield B&W City Streets No No A man and a woman walking on the side of the road Good
63   Yes Archives   Construction B&W City Streets No No Custom House - Construction Good
64 12/16/1961 Yes   Tomlinson Christmas Mail B&W City Streets No No Christmas mail at Parcel Post Station Good
65   No Pratt Library Coll.   Circus B&W Children No No Children follow as the circus makes its rounds Fair
66 1/1/1925 Yes Baltimore Sun   City Hall -Plaza B&W Work No No Workers in front of City Hall Good
67   No Pratt Library Coll.   Civil War- Baltimore B&W Adults No No A portrait of a crowd in Baltimore waiting for President Lincoln Good
68 1/1/1959 No Pratt Library Coll. James W. Foster Colney Street B&W City Streets No No Cloney Street at Amity Street. The view is east toward the rear of the houses on Poppleton Street. (Part of Balto. Slum clearance program) Good
69   Yes Archives   Bartlett Hayward Ammunition Plant-site B&W Children No No Two children rest on the north side of Ramsey Street, east from Parkins Street Good
70   Yes Archives   Bartlett Hayward Ammunition Factory - Site B&W City Streets No No South side of Ramsey Street from Callender Alley Good
71   Yes Archives   Charles Street Bridge B&W Bridges No No Two men walk across the Charles Street Bridge at Union Repot, which is razed and soon replaced Good
72 1/1/1934 No Pratt Library Coll.   Negro Family on Relief B&W Children No No A family on relief poses for a picture Damaged
73 1/1/1935 No Pratt Library Coll.   Spring Grove State Hospital B&W Buildings No No In this drawing three adults and one child make their way across the current site of Johns Hopkins Hospital Good
74 1/1/1917 Yes D.M Perine Copies made Former slave and original sketches of house B&W Adults No No Five copies of the sketches of the original house at Homeland and a picture of former slave William Anderson who was born about 1820 and died Feb 2, 1892. Good
75   No Pratt Library Coll.   Servicemen B&W Military No No World War I, sailors and soldiers Excellent
76 1/1/1900 No Pratt Library Coll.   Morgan State College B&W Colleges & Univ. No No Holmes Hall, students standing on front steps Good
77 1/1/1934 Yes Barker Coll. Negative Project #7012 Sepia Children Yes No 1934-1935; Colored children at play under W.P.A supervision, in the school yard of the Baltimore City School Poor
78 1/1/1934 Yes Barker Coll. Negative Project #7012 Sepia Recreation Yes No 1934-1935; A play street roped off by city officials showing the colored children at play under the leadership of W.P.A supervisors Good
79   No Pratt Library Coll.   Dr. Mason Hawkins Sepia Adults No No Dr. Mason Hawkins in a relaxed pose Good
80 1/1/1939 No Pratt Library Coll.   Orleans Street B&W City Streets No No View of Orleans Street from Dallas Street Fair
81 5/17/1884 Yes Leslie's Illus. Newspaper   Raccoon Hunting B&W Adults No No Four drawings, each showing the different stages of a raccoon hunt Excellent
82 1/1/1939 No Pratt Library Coll. Copy 1937 Negroes B&W Children No No Drawing depicting the presentation of gifts to the slaves by their owners at Christmas time. Various customs are associated with this occasion Good
83   No Pratt Library Coll.   Sergt. William Butler Sepia Military No No From Salisbury, Maryland, he received the Croix de Guerre from the French Government and Distinguished Service Cross and the Sharpshooter's Medal from the United States Government Fair
84 5/1/1940 Yes Fielding Lucas Jr. Hughes Co. Latrobe, John H.B.- Water Color B&W Bay/Harbor No No Water color made for the progressive Drawing Book. A man fishing, purchased from the Black Fund Good
85   Yes Fielding Lucas Jr. Hughes Co. Latrobe, John H.B.- Water Color B&W Bay/Harbor No No Water color made for the Lucas Progressive Drawing book Good
86 9/13/1879 Yes Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper   Terrapin B&W Recreation No No Two men try to catch terrapin on the water Good
87 8/6/1938 Yes Baltimore Sun   Teackle Hall B&W Adults No No Uncle Evan laying against a tree in the foreground Good
88   No Pratt Library Coll.   Frederick Douglass High School B&W Schools No No Drawing of Frederick Douglass High School Excellent
89   No Pratt Library Coll.   White, Miles Jr B&W Adults No No White, Miles Jr. poses for a portrait Good
90 1/1/1934 No Barker Coll. Negative   B&W Murals Yes No Murals in Patterson Park depicting the evolution of literature and the written word from the stone age to the present day Good
91 10/1/1930 No Pratt Library Coll.   Mt. Royal Avenue B&W City Streets No No Gardens near Pennsylvania RR Station Good
92 8/1/1939 No Pratt Library Coll.   Mulligan Street B&W City Streets No No Mulligan Street looking West from Bond Good
93 8/1/1939 No Pratt Library Coll.   Mulligan Street B&W City Streets No No Mulligan Street looking East from Bond Good
94 1/1/1934 No Barker Coll. Negative Project # 5115 Sepia Recreation No Yes 1934-1935; A colored recreational that is located on Druid Hill Avenue Good
95 8/1/1939 No Pratt Library Coll.   Oxford Street B&W City Streets No No Oxford Street East side, from Pennsylvania Avenue Good
96 1/1/1934 No Barker Coll. Negative Project #5115 Sepia Children No Yes 1934-1935; A colored recreational center, located on Druid Hill Avenue, Domestic Service Department Fair
97   No Pratt Library Coll.   Architecture - Domestic - Baltimore B&W City Streets No No Thames and Ann street Good
98 1/1/1905 Yes Peale Museum Negative Agricultural Machinery B&W Work No No A man working a plow on a farm Good
99   No Pratt Library Coll.   Pratt Library, Childrens Department B&W Children No No Children listening to a story at the library Good
100 11/27/1967 No Pratt Library Coll.   Morgan State College Cenrennial Color Colleges & Univ. No No View of Morgan State College Good
101   No Pratt Library Coll.   Moses   Adults No No Man standing tipping his top hat Good
102 3/2/1889 Yes Harpers Weekly   Oyster Trade Color Adults No No Man with pots on either hand Excellent
103 8/4/1962 No Pratt Library Coll.   Lillie Patterson   Adults No No Specialist in library services, Baltimore Public Schools Good
104 9/14/1983 No Pratt Library Coll.   Penn Station B&W Transportation No No Penn Station waiting room cleanup preparation for dedication Good
105   No Pratt Library Coll.   Dixon, Wm B   Adults No No Dixon, William B in a relaxed pose Good
106   No Pratt Library Coll. Francis Old Fayette Street East B&W City Streets No No Fayette Street, east northwest corner Good
107   No Pratt Library Coll.   Athenaeum Club B&W Work No No Several men hard at work Good
108   No Pratt Library Coll.   Enoch Pratt Free Library B&W Library No No Several children at Branch 12 Good
109   No Barker Coll. Negative Project #7012 Sepia Recreation Yes No Children at play Good
110   No Pratt Library Coll.   Negroes B&W Recreation No No Negro violinist, Southern Maryland Good
111 1/1/1934 No Barker Coll. Negative Project #7012 Sepia Recreation No Yes 1934-1935; Recreational activities for the colored people in Baltimore City Good
112 8/1/1939 No Pratt Library Coll.   Bond Street B&W City Streets No No Bond Street North, North side viewed from Orleans Excellent
113   Yes Office of War Info.   ManPower: negro Navy Yard Workers B&W Work No No Women workers in the aircraft factory of an Eastern navy yard are turning miles of silk into parachutes for our armed forces Good
114   Yes Office of War Info Roger Smith From NYA to Washington Navy Yard B&W Work No No Under the direction of Cecil M. Coles, NYA foreman, Miss Juanita E. Gray learns to operate a lathe machine at the Washington D.C NYA War Production and Training Center Excellent
115 1/1/1956 Yes Sussman-Ochs Sussman -Ochs Lexington Market B&W Market No No Overhead view of Lexington Market Good
116 1/1/1908 No Pratt Library Coll.   Pratt Street B&W City Streets No No Men walking down Pratt Street East, 100 block looking east from Light Street Good
117 9/1/1937 No Pratt Library Coll. Negative Druid Hill Ave..441 B&W Buildings No No Old houses are frequently seen with newer buildings on both sides, as in this instance Good
118 1/1/1934 No Barker Coll. Negative Project #15 Sepia Work Yes No 1934-1935; Several men lending a hand in the construction of the Athletic Field at Baltimore City College Fair
119 1/1/1939 No Pratt Library Coll.   Druid Hill Avenue B&W City Streets No No Druid Hill Avenue looking, South from Hoffman street. Two children sit at play on the right side of the street Good
120   No Pratt Library Coll.   Caroline Street North B&W City Streets No No Caroline Street North, East side seen from Lexington Good
121 1/1/1891 Yes David M. Perine David M. Perine Homeland Sepia Adults No No Four pictures of Homeland, includes "Uncle Bill" a former slave at homeland, a thoroughbred and one of the farm teams Poor
122   No     Fisheries Sepia Work No No At work in the local fisheries Good
123 1/1/1936 No Pratt Library Coll. Negative:Copy Lexington Market - 1925 B&W Market No No As interpreted in an etching by Sears Gallagher, 1925 Cator Coll. 94 Fair
124 1/1/1903 No     Schoolhouses - Harford County B&W Schools No No 1903-1904; One-room schoolhouse in Harford County. Possibly built by the Freedmen's Bureau Fair
125 10/11/1862 Yes Harpers Weekly   Civil War-Hagerstown B&W Children No No Children carry baskets for the upper class ladies Good
126 1/1/1904 No     Fire-Balto B&W Adults No No Men walk by the scene of the Baltimore Fires Good
127 7/1/1921 Yes J.A Cope J.A Cope Lumber Trade B&W Work No No Transportation of lumber across the marshes of Dorchester County Poor
128 1/1/1928 No     Fennel's Greater Pharmacy B&W Work No No Interior view of Fennel's Pharmacy and its employees located at Druid Hill Avenue and Biddle Street Fair
129 1/1/1865 Yes   Newspaper Print Civil War-Baltimore B&W Military No No Arrival of freedman and their families at Baltimore Good
130 1/1/1912 Yes Thomas Chew Worthington III Thomas Chew Worthington III Democratic Party National Convention B&W Work No No Waiters at work during the Democratic National Convention in Baltimore Damaged
131 1/1/1905 No Barker Coll. Negative Heywood Brothers and Wakefield Co. B&W Work No No Horse drawn delivery wagons and their drivers formerly used by the furniture manufacturing company, standing before the plant at 113 - 123 W. Conway St. Good
132 5/1/1942 Yes Office of War Info Liberman Manpower: Negro Bomber Plant Workers B&W Work No No These skilled mechanics are products of the governments extensive training program for war workers Good
133 5/1/1942 Yes Office of War Info Liberman Man Power:Negro Bomber Plant Workers B&W Work No No Final assembly of the pilots compartment is being made by these Negro workers in a large eastern aircraft factory. These youths went directly from a war training course to their jobs in this plant Good
134 11/1/1942 Yes Office of War Info Danor Another Champ aids Army and Navy B&W Adults No No Cortez W. Peters, World's Champion Portable typist is shown with ten late model standard size typewriters which he turned over to the government to aid the drive for 600,000 machines for the Army and Navy Good
135   No     Fisheries B&W Work No No Fisheries, picking and steaming hard shell crabs Good
136 8/16/1945 No Pratt Library Coll.   Book Wagon B&W Library No No Enoch Pratt Free Library Book Wagon, 1000 block of Dallas Street. Looking over the books before making a choice Good
137   No     Patterson Theatres Sepia Theatres No No Patterson Theaters Poor
138   Yes News-Post Spinek Orientation of new school teachers B&W Teachers No No Assembly of new teachers for orientation Good
139 10/7/1964 Yes Pratt Library Coll. Francis DiGennaro Enoch Pratt Free Library B&W Library No No Staff of Branch 26 - Gardenville Good
140 10/7/1964 Yes Pratt Library Coll. Francis DiGennaro Enoch Pratt Library B&W Library No No Staff of Branch 26 - Gardenville Good
141   Yes News-Post     B&W Teachers No No First class of instructors to take training in the Survival orientation Program Good
142 3/10/1947 Yes Balto. City Health Dept   Slum Clearance - Baltimore B&W City Streets No No Houses at he rear of Hamburg Street at Creek Alley, South Baltimore Good
143   No     Lexington Market B&W Market No No Overhead View of Lexington Market Good
144 1/1/1910 Yes Archives   Pennslyvania House B&W Bridges No No Located on the South side of Franklin street between Paca and Green Sts. Good
145 1/1/1955 Yes J.F. Peacock J.F.Peacock Omega Banquet B&W Work No No date a guess; Several helping hands at work during the Omega Banquet at the Lord Baltimore Hotel Good
146   Yes Department of Legislative Reference Negative Auditorium Theatre B&W Theatres No No The old Natatorium, on North Howard street, which was bought by James L. Kernan in 1890. It was remodeled into a vaudeville theatre and called the Howard Auditorium Good
147   No     Arch Dom. B&W Adults No No Two men sit on the steps Good
148 9/1/1939 No Pratt Library Coll.   Ashland Avenue and Aisquith Streets, N.W. corner B&W City Streets No No Peculiar sign in the windows is a spiritualists advertisement. Good
149 6/27/1940 No Pratt Library Coll.   North Side of Baker Street. B&W City Streets No No Men and women hang out of their windows Good
150 6/6/1963 No Pratt Library Coll. Gift of the Sun Walter T. Dixon B&W Adults No No Baltimore city counsel's Walter T. Dixon, 1963 -1967 Fair
151   No Pratt Library Coll.   Baltimore Brick Company B&W Work No No A man at work in the Baltimore Brick Company Good
152 5/1/1937 No Pratt Library Coll. Negative Baltimore Municipal Museum - Porter B&W Adults No No Benjamin H. Waters, porter of the Peale Museum, in its garden. He is over 80 years of age and remembers many important events in Baltimore history. He wears livery of the Colonial Period Fair
153 1/1/1953 No Pratt Library Coll. Gift of Gunther Brewing Co. Baltimore Orioles, (Baseball Club) B&W Recreation No No Four African Americans on the 1959, Baltimore Orioles Baseball Team Good
154 1/1/1983 Yes Pratt Library Coll. Fred G. Kraft Jr. Visit to the Cemetery B&W Cemetery No No Visiting the Grave of Mr. Mooreson killed while working with the USAF, National Cemetery in Frederick, MD Good
155 1/1/1983 Yes Pratt Library Coll. Fred G. Kraft Jr.   B&W Cemetery No No A parade on Memorial Day to honor those who fought for their country Fair
156 3/15/1940 No Pratt Library Coll.   Bond street north B&W City Streets No No East side, Mulliken to Orleans Good
157 5/22/1940 No Pratt Library Coll.   Bond street south B&W City Streets No No East side, Gough to east Pratt Good
158 5/17/1940 No Pratt Library Coll.   Bond street south B&W City Streets No No East side above Gough to east Pratt Good
159 5/17/1940 No Pratt Library Coll.   Dallas Street B&W City Streets No No West side, south Dallas street, Gough to east Pratt Street Good
160 6/8/1940 No Pratt Library Coll.     B&W City Streets No No East side, south Bond street, below east Pratt to Gough street Good
161 1/1/1934 Yes Gift of Bethlehem Steel Co.   Bethlehem Steel Co. B&W City Streets No No date a guess; Two men at work. Discharge end of tin plate from the cold mill Good
162 9/1/1936 Yes F.E. Olde F. E. Olde Biddle Street B&W City Streets No No North side at right is 223, then 221 Good
163   No Pratt Library Coll.   Blackford, Eugene B&W Adults No No Blackford, Eugene looking relaxed Good
164 3/15/1940 No Pratt Library Coll.   Bethel Street B&W City Streets No No West side of north Bethel street, Mulliken to east Lexington street Good
165 1/1/1936 No Miss. O. Verna Rogers   Sheraton Belvedere Hotel B&W Work No No Two waiters at work Good
166 9/1/1939 No Pratt Library Coll.   Bethel street B&W City Streets No No West side seen from Pratt Street Good
167 1/1/1911 No Pratt Library Coll.   South Broadway B&W City Streets No No 500 block of south Broadway, A man stands ready to cross the street Good
168 1/1/1910 No Archives Negative Calverton Road B&W City Streets No No North near Edmondson Avenue Good
169 7/1/1937 No Pratt Library Coll.   Beans-Wicomico County B&W Work No No Picking string beans in a field near Salisbury Good
170 1/1/1934 No Pratt Library Coll.   Bethlehem Steel Co. B&W Work No No Finishing end of the sheet cold rolling mills Good
171   No Pratt Library Coll.   Calvert Cecil, 2nd Baron of Baltimore B&W Children No No Painted by Gerard Soest, early 17th Century. A young child stands to the left. Excellent
172 1/1/1902 No Pratt Library Coll.   A fallen tree on Charles street B&W Children No No date a guess; Charles Street above Saratoga looking south. A child stands nearby the tree Good
173 5/14/1940 No Pratt Library Coll.   Caroline street B&W City Streets No No Corner of Caroline Street Good
174 4/3/1940 No Pratt Library Coll.   Caroline street north B&W City Streets No No east side Mulliken to East Lexington Good
175 6/8/1940 No Pratt Library Coll.   Caroline street south B&W City Streets No No east side above Gough to east Pratt Good
176 6/8/1940 No Pratt Library Coll.   East side, south Caroline street B&W City Streets No No above Gough to east Pratt Excellent
177 10/1/1939 No Pratt Library Coll.   Eutaw street B&W City Streets No No Eutaw Street looking south from Eager, Baltimore. Good
178   No Pratt Library Coll.   Crooks Store B&W Children No No Several children stand for a picture in the background of Crooks Store at Edmondson Ave & Mount Street, Baltimore. Good
179 9/11/1983 No Pratt Library Coll.   Colts Game B&W Adults No No Several Baltimore Colts players near a bench at Memorial Stadium Good
180   Yes Pratt Library Coll. M.E Warren Barrister House B&W Adults No No Several adults stand by the fence of the Tydings House. Once a boarding-house where Washington was entertained. Good
181 6/15/1936 No Pratt Library Coll.   Biddle Street B&W City Streets No No West 200 block of Biddle Street, Baltimore. Good
182 1/1/1938 No Pratt Library Coll.   Architecture, Domestic - Upper Marlboro B&W Buildings No No Brick Nogged Construction of old clapboard house on the street leading to the fair ground in Upper Marlboro. Occupied by Negroes in 1938 Good
183 4/1/1939 No Pratt Library Coll.   Architecture, Domestic B&W Buildings No No House on Aquasco - Brandywine Road owned 1939 by Amos Davis and occupied by a Negro family Good
184 1/1/1934 No Pratt Library Coll.   Bethlehem Steel Co., Sparrows Point B&W Work No No Workers loading pipe for shipment Good
185 1/1/1935 No Pratt Library Coll.   Slave Block B&W Buildings No No Built between 1760 - 1770, originally owned by John Rogers Chancellor of the colony. An old stone block in the yard was used as a slave block. Fair
186 6/26/1940 Yes Evening Sun   Copper Row B&W Buildings No No A man stands beside house built for Welsh copper miners in Canton. Clinton Street Good
187 4/4/1940 No Pratt Library Coll.   Costella Court B&W Buildings No No The view is east from N. Bond Street, south of Orleans Good
188 8/1/1939 No Barker Coll.   Caroline Street B&W City Streets No No Looking south from Pratt Street, Baltimore. Good
189   No Barker Coll. Sussman-Ochs Arabers B&W Work No No Example of an Araber. Young boy holding the reins of a horse while reading a book Good
190   No Pratt Library Coll. Jacques Kelly Anapolis Street, State Circle B&W City Streets No No Two adults on a main street in Annapolis Good
191 1/1/1901 No Pratt Library Coll.   Chase Street B&W City Streets No No The north side of Madison Square, showing the fine old homes and the cobbled street Good
192 5/22/1940 No Pratt Library Coll.   Bethel Street B&W City Streets No No West Side of Baltimore, Below East Pratt to Gough Good
193 1/1/1937 No Pratt Library Coll.   House of the Pierce Family, slave quarters nearby B&W Buildings No No House owned by the Pearce family for two generations. At the left of the house is the slave quarters. Good
194 1/1/1935 No Pratt Library Coll.   Cannon House, Dorchester County B&W Buildings No No Large house built by the brother of Patty Cannon, famous dealer of stolen slaves. Good
195 1/1/1935 No Pratt Library Coll.   Cannon's Warehouse B&W Buildings No No Warehouse used by Patty Cannon where he stored stolen goods and captured Negroes Good
196 1/1/1935 No Pratt Library Coll.   Cannon's Ferry, Woodland, Dorchester County B&W Buildings No No Operated as part of the illegal slave trade of Patty Cannon in the early nineteenth century. Good
197 1/1/1936 No Pratt Library Coll.   Negro Dwelling B&W Buildings No No Curiously constructed Negro dwelling on Solomon's Island Road in Calvert Co. It may have been rebuilt using the original chimneys. Good
198 1/1/1935 No Pratt Library Coll.   Church Hill - Queen Anne's County B&W Buildings No No One of the oldest houses in the section known as upper Church Hill, now occupied by a Negro family Good
199 1/1/1915 No Pratt Library Coll.   Banana Boats unloading B&W Work No No Men at work, unloading banana boats on the Pratt Street Docks; United Fruit Company Good
200 4/3/1940 No Pratt Library Coll.   East Caroline Street B&W City Streets No No East side, North Caroline Street, Milliken to Orleans Street Good
201 5/17/1940 No Pratt Library Coll.   Caroline Street South B&W City Streets No No Gough to East Pratt Good
202 5/14/1940 No Pratt Library Coll.   Caroline Street South B&W City Streets No No East Pratt to Gough Good
203 1/1/1927 No Pratt Library Coll.   Fair of the Iron Horses B&W Work No No Rolling of Tobacco Good
204 1/1/1890 No Pratt Library Coll.   Annapolis-Main Street B&W City Streets No No date a guess; Man walking alongside horses on Main street Good
205 1/1/1910 No Pratt Library Coll.   Cambridge Fire-1910 B&W City Streets No No Several people stand on Race & Muir Streets Good
206 1/1/1910 No Pratt Library Coll.   Cambridge Fire 1910 B&W City Streets No No Men work within the debris of the Cambridge Fire Good
207 9/1/1939 No Pratt Library Coll.   Caroline Street B&W City Streets No No North side seen from Fayette Street, Baltimore Good
208   No Pratt Library Coll.   Dugan, Cumberland & Co. B&W Buildings No No Wood and Iron Working Machinery, man walking along the street Good
209 1/1/1927 Yes B&O Railroad   Fair of the Iron Horse B&W Adults No No Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, Charles Carroll of Carrollton and his help Good
210 1/1/1957 Yes Miss. Coplan   Baltimore City Council B&W Adults No No Members of the City Council Good
211 1/1/1931 Yes Baltimore Sun   Baltimore Municiple Museum B&W Adults No No A man on the steps of the entrance as restored in 1930 Good
212 12/27/1984 Yes   James Kelmartin Brager-Gutmans (Shopping) B&W Adults No No Several adults at Lexington Street shopping, Baltimore Good
213   Yes     Calvert, Cecil 2nd Baron Baltimore B&W Children No No Calvert, Cecil 2nd Lord Baltimore, with his help standing close at hand Good
214   Yes Maryland Historical Society Negative Calvert, Cecil 2nd Baron Baltimore B&W Children No No Rec. 1935; From the copy by Florence Mackubin of the portrait by Gerard Soest in the collection of Dr. Hugh H. Young Good
215   Yes Frick Art Reference Library   Calvert, Cecil 2nd Baron Baltimore B&W Children No No Photograph of the copy by Florence Mackubin of the portrait by Gerard Soest Good
216   Yes Kelly's Studio and Camera Shop   Calvert, Charles, 1755- 1777 B&W Children No No Rec. 1937; Painting by John Hesselius, 1761, one of eight paintings of the Calvert Family of MD, by Gustavus and John Hesselius. His servant squats nearby with drum in hand Good
217 1/1/1961 Yes     Calvert, Cecil 2nd Baron Baltimore B&W Children No No Before treatment by Russell J. 1961 Good
218 1/1/1961 Yes     Calvert, Cecil 2nd Baron Baltimore B&W Children No No After lining and cleaning by Russell J. 1961 Good
219 1/1/1854 Yes Peale Negative Bank of Maryland B&W Adults No No From a black and white caricature lithographed and published and sold by Jack Downing in 1854, shortly after the Bank of Maryland failed Good
220 7/17/1964 Yes Baltimore Sun   Baltimore Zoo B&W Children No No Children watch as Minnie the elephant makes her way to her new home at the Druid Hill Park Zoo. Good
221 6/4/1938 Yes Baltimore Sun   Bethel Street, North 200 Block B&W City Streets No No North from Fayette Street, this block lies in the area bound by Orleans Street., Broadway, Fayette and Eden Streets. Good
222 1/1/1929 Yes Swepson Earle   Oxen B&W Work No No date a guess; pre-1930; A team and a cart in Southern Maryland where then continued to use farm labor longer than elsewhere in the state Good
223   Yes News-Post & Balto. American M.E. Warren The City Drug Store, 164 Main Street B&W Children No No Children stand outside the store Good
224   Yes Baltimore Sun   Catonsville-Ingleside Ave and Frederick Road B&W City Streets No No Adults stand on the corner of Catonsville and Ingleside Avenue Good
225 1/1/1927 Yes B&O Railroad   Ox Carts B&W Work No No Men and children at work Fair
226   Yes M.E Warren   Cornhill and Fleet Streets from Market Space B&W City Streets No No Children and adults on this city street Damaged
227 1/1/1885 Yes   C.M. Kipmer Archbishop's Residence B&W Adults No No date a guess; 1885-1902; A man stands ready to cross the street Fair
228 7/17/1964 Yes Baltimore Sun Dick Stacks Baltimore Zoo, Elephants (New) B&W Children No No Part of the crowd that jammed in the Baltimore Zoo's elephant house to see the new baby elephant. Good
229   Yes Archives   Calvert Street B&W City Streets No No Rec. 1936; At Baltimore Street, overhead wires Good

 

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