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    • Jumbo!

    • Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886; Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891; Beane, Fannie; Behman, Louis C., 1855-1902; Bernhardt, Sarah, 1844-1923; Broadsides; Dickinson, Anna E. (Anna Elizabeth), 1842-1932; Gilday, Charles; Ingersoll, Robert...
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Jumbo!" a parody sung by Fanny [sic] Beane and Charles Gilday. Fannie Beane and Charles Gilday were traveling comedy performers who, after marriage, continued to perform as a team. "Jumbo" was one of the...
    • Children at play on Division Street, Baltimore

    • African American children's games--Maryland--Baltimore; African American women--Maryland--Baltimore; Architecture, Domestic--Maryland--Baltimore; Streets--Maryland--Baltimore; United States. Works Progress Administration of Maryland
    • Photograph of African American children at play on Division Street in Baltimore, Maryland. The activities of various groups of children are being lead by adult Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) supervisors. In the background to the left is the...
    • Hark! baby, hark!

    • Braham, David, 1838-1905; Broadsides; Harrigan, Edward, 1844-1911; Harrigan & Hart; Hart, Tony, 1855-1891; Irish Americans; Slavery;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Hark! Baby, hark!" This broadside tells the story of a slave woman who is dying from a whipping she received while trying to protect her child from the cruel blows of her master. Her husband recounts the...
    • Two orphans!

    • Braham, David, 1838-1905; Broadsides; Downey, P. J. (Peter J.), b. 1854 or 5; Songs;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Two Orphans!" written by P. J. Downey and sung to the tune "Over the Hill to the Poor House" composed by David Braham. This broadside, it is believed, tells the tragic story of the fire that occurred on...
    • Baltimore Orioles: 1964 home games / away games / games on TV

    • Advertising; American League of Professional Baseball Clubs; Aparicio, Luis (Aparicio Montiel, Luis Ernesto), 1934-; Baltimore Orioles (Baseball team); Bank of America; Baseball; Most Valuable Player Award (Baseball); National Baseball Hall of Fame...
    • Schedule of home and away games and televised games for the 1964 season of the Baltimore Orioles baseball team. On the front page is an advertisement for Maryland National Bank (later, Nationsbank; now, Bank of America). The schedule shows the...
    • Baltimore Orioles: 1967 home games / away games / games on TV

    • Advertising; American League of Professional Baseball Clubs; Baltimore Orioles (Baseball team); Bank of America; Baseball; Blair, Paul (Paul L D), 1944-; National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum; Nationsbank; Rawlings Gold Glove Award; Robinson,...
    • Schedule of home and away games and televised games for the 1967 season of the Baltimore Orioles baseball team. On the front page is an advertisement for Maryland National Bank (later, Nationsbank; now, Bank of America). The schedule shows the...
    • Lincoln and his puppets

    • Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893; Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889; Caricatures and cartoons; Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873; Etching; Fremont, John Charles, 1813-1890; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; McClellan, George...
    • Etching by Adalbert Volck that depicts Abraham Lincoln as a puppeteer dressed in a jester's attire. Lincoln holds a sword, and the hilt of the sword is topped with a miniature jester's head. With his free hand Lincoln gestures toward a number of...
    • A scrap of paper

    • Drawing; Sardou, Victorien, 1831-1908; Simpson, J. Palgrave (James Palgrave), 1807-1887; Theater programs; Wednesday Club (Baltimore, Md.);
    • Sketch by Adalbert Volck for the Wednesday Club's production of the three-act comedy, A Scrap of Paper, J. Palgrave Simpson's adaptation of Victorien Sardou's play, Les Pattes de mouche. In this sketch, two women standing in a well-furnished...
    • Darling Nelly Gray

    • Broadsides; Hanby, Benjamin Russel, 1833-1867; Love songs; Political ballads and songs; Slavery;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Darling Nelly Gray" (also spelled "Nellie Grey"). A young man talks about the time he spent on a Kentucky shore, rowing in his canoe and strumming his banjo for his beloved Nelly Gray. As the song...
    • Dix's manifesto

    • Broadsides; Confederate States of America; Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879; Political ballads and songs; Ridgely, N. G. (Nicholas Greenberry), 1841-1882; History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Dix's manifesto" sung to the tune of "Dearest Mae." Printed in Baltimore during the Civil War and written by "B" (a pseudonym used by Nicholas Greenberry Ridgely, a Baltimore satirist), this broadside...
    • Sandy haired Mary

    • Braham, David, 1838-1905; Broadsides; Carncross' Minstrels; Carncross, J. L. (John L.), b. 1834?; Dougherty, Hughey, b. 1845; Harrigan, Edward, 1844-1911; Irish Americans; Love; Songs;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Sandy Haired Mary." This broadside tells the story of Mr. Grogan, a young man living in Mrs. Dooley's boarding house, and of Mrs. Dooley's young sandy-haired maid Mary Daly, with whom he has fallen in...
    • 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...

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