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Adalbert Volck and the Humanities - Enoch Pratt Free Library

A selection of etchings and illustrations by Adalbert Volck.  The images are primarily those of and for The Wednesday Club, a Baltimore organization of which Dr. Volck was a founder and active member.  Includes illustrations for theater programs and the sheet music for Innes Randolph's cantata The Grasshopper.

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Adalbert Volck and the Humanities - Enoch Pratt Free Library

Aftermath of the Great Baltimore Fire of 1904 - Enoch Pratt Free Library

A selection of photographs, documents, and books that tell the story of the devastation brought on by the great Baltimore fire of 1904 and how Baltimore survived and rebuilt.

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Collection Location: Maryland Department, Enoch Pratt Free Library / State Library Resource Center

Firemen with fire engine and hoses battling blaze and another image of men standing among ruined buildings after the fire.Collection Overview: This collection …

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Aftermath of the Great Baltimore Fire of 1904 - Enoch Pratt Free Library

Broadside Verses Collection - Enoch Pratt Free Library

A selection of broadsides, which were used in Maryland in the mid-19th century for political agitation, advertisements, poems, ballads, and Civil War propaganda.

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Collection Location: Special Collections Department, Enoch Pratt Free Library / State Library Resource Center

Broadsides for Star-Spangled Banner, Good Bye Susan Jane, and Listen to the Oriole BirdCollection Overview: A broadside – sometimes …

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Broadside Verses Collection - Enoch Pratt Free Library

Carl Spoerer's Sons Company - Enoch Pratt Free Library

A collection of photographs, mechanical drawings, and documents of Carl Spoerer's Sons Company, one of the earliest manufacturers of motor vehicles in Maryland, that shows the transition from the blacksmith and carriage shop to motor vehicle manufacturer.

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Blueprint of car exterior, workers in the Spoerer factory, and photo of carCollection Location: Maryland Department, Enoch Pratt …

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Carl Spoerer's Sons Company - Enoch Pratt Free Library

Cator Collection of Baltimore Views - Enoch Pratt Free Library

Nearly two hundred etchings, engravings, watercolors, prints, and other images depicting historic Baltimore, Maryland and environs from 1752 to 1930.

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Baltimore's Washington Monument, boats in the harbor, and horses racing at PimlicoCollection Location: Special Collections Department, Enoch Pratt Free Library / State Library Resource Center

Collection Overview: The Cator Collection of Baltimore …

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Cator Collection of Baltimore Views - Enoch Pratt Free Library

About the collections



Providing online access to digital versions of rare and unique materials, including historical maps, photographs, reports, books, manuscripts, artwork, and other media.

 

 

 

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Virtual Exhibit

Great Baltimore Fire
In addition to viewing the images contained in the Aftermath of the Great Baltimore Fire of 1904 digital collection, you can also follow the "footprints" of the fire online. This interactive exhibit shows how the fire spread, and includes images and film footage.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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