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    • Edwin and Mary

    • Broadsides; Love; Songs; United States History War of 1812; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Edwin and Mary." This broadside tells the story of two young lovers, Edwin and Mary, who were torn apart by war. That war was probably the War of 1812, when American merchant ships were being stopped on...
    • Violet from mother's grave

    • Bereavement; Broadsides; Fox, Will H.; Holliday Street Theatre (Baltimore, Md.); Kelly, J. J.; Minstrels; Songs;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "A Violet From Mother's Grave" from the song written by Will H. Fox. This broadside tells of the loss a man feels for his family, who have all died, and of the flower he carries with him that provides...
    • Violet from mother's grave

    • Bereavement; Broadsides; Fox, Will H.; Holliday Street Theatre (Baltimore, Md.); Kelly, J. J.; Minstrels; Songs;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "A Violet From Mother's Grave" from the song written by Will H. Fox. This broadside tells of the loss a man feels for his family, who have all died, and of the flower he carries with him that provides...
    • Driven from home

    • Broadsides; Hays, Will. S. (William Shakespeare), 1837-1907; Orphans; Peters, J. L. (John L.); Poverty; Songs;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Driven From Home" from the 1868 song written by Will. S. Hays, one of the most prolific and popular songwriters of the 19th century, and published by J. L. Peters of New York. This broadside tells the...
    • Maryland

    • Broadsides; Carroll, Charles, 1737-1832; Howard, John Eager, 1752-1827; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; May, Charles Augustus; Mexican War, 1846-1848; Political ballads and songs; Randall, James Ryder,...
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Maryland" from the poem "Maryland, My Maryland" written by James Ryder Randall, a Baltimorean living in Louisiana at the start of the Civil War. According to an account published in the "The [Baltimore]...
    • Maryland martyrs

    • Broadsides; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Political ballads and songs; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "The Maryland Martyrs." This broadside depicts Marylanders as martyrs imprisoned for speaking out against the oppression sanctioned by the "tyrant [President] Lincoln's nod." The speaker hears the "People"...
    • Letter: H. L. Mencken to Hamilton Owens, June 30, 1929

    • Baltimore (Md.); California State Prison at San Quentin; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Letters; Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956; Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942; Newspapers; Sun (Baltimore, Md. : 1837)
    • Letter from H. L. Mencken to Hamilton Owens dated June 1929. Hamilton Owens (1888-1967), distinguished author, editor, and journalist, was then editing the Baltimore Evening Sun, to which Mencken contributed his "Monday Articles" from 1920 to 1938....
    • John Eager Howard room at Belvedere Hotel, Baltimore

    • Hotel restaurants--Maryland--Baltimore;Dinners and dining--Maryland--Baltimore;Mural painting and decoration--20th century--Maryland--Baltimore;Hotel Belvedere (Baltimore, Md.);Rogers, Olive Verna, 1903-1989;African American men--Maryland--Baltimore
    • Photograph of the John Eager Howard Room at the Belvedere Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland. Named in honor of John Eager Howard (1752-1827), the Revolutionary War hero and politician who originally owned the land on which the hotel is located, this...
    • Hicksie

    • Broadsides; Hicks, Thomas Holliday, 1798-1865; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Political ballads and songs; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Hicksie." The language used in this broadside is reminiscent of the caricatured dialect ascribed to slaves of the pre-Civil War South. "Hicksie" is Thomas Holliday Hicks, the Governor of Maryland at the...
    • Maryland

    • Broadsides; Carroll, Charles, 1737-1832; Confederate States of America; Howard, John Eager, 1752-1827; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Political ballads and songs; Randall, James Ryder, 1839-1908; Riots; United...
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Maryland" sung to the tune "My Normandy" written by Frédéric Bérat. The verses of this broadside are from the poem entitled "Maryland, My Maryland" written by James Ryder Randall, a Baltimorean living...
    • Maryland

    • Broadsides; Carroll, Charles, 1737-1832; Confederate States of America; Howard, John Eager, 1752-1827; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Political ballads and songs; Randall, James Ryder, 1839-1908; Riots; United...
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Maryland" sung to the tune "My Normandy" written by Frédéric Bérat. The verses of this broadside are from the poem entitled "Maryland, My Maryland" written by James Ryder Randall, a Baltimorean living...
    • On L-N'S proclamation of April 1st, 1863

    • April Fools' Day; Broadsides; Emancipation Proclamation; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Political ballads and songs; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "On L-N's Proclamation of April 1st, 1863" from a song written "by a Marylander." This broadside expresses how many Marylanders sympathetic to the Confederate cause viewed "L-N's [Abraham Lincoln's...
    • Retreat of the Grand Army from Bull Run

    • Broadsides; Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885; McDowell, Irvin, 1818-1885; Political ballads and songs; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "The Retreat of the Grand Army From Bull Run" written by Ernest Cliftan and sung to the tune "Dear Evelina, Sweet Evelina." Published in Baltimore during the Civil War, this Confederate broadside tells...
    • Thorne Miniature Rooms, Baltimore Museum of Art, March 1941

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Baltimore Museum of Art--Exhibitions; Miniature Rooms;
    • Pen and ink and wash drawing by Aaron Sopher of museum-goers viewing an exhibit of miniature rooms. In the foreground left of the drawing, a woman is shown from behind. She wears a coat, a hat, and holds a pocketbook. She stands next to the large...

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