If you walk around Baltimore’s many neighborhoods and downtown areas you’ll find unique architecture everywhere you go. Depending on where you are, you may see one of the many styles of rowhouses, larger homes in areas like Roland Park, buildings Continue reading Research Baltimore’s Architectural History with the Archives
Would you like to keep up with what’s happening in and around Baltimore? The RLB Library has an online subscription to the Baltimore Business Journal. This digital edition of the journal is a great resource for current news and interesting Continue reading Be Informed with the Baltimore Business Journal!
This blog post was created and written by Deyane Moses and Bria Warren, Inheritance Baltimore Community Archives Fellows. Learn more about the Community Archives Program at UBalt and JHU. The UB-JHU Community Archives Fellowship is a training fellowship designed to Continue reading In Conversation: Community Archives Fellows
The RLB Library has recently expanded its subscription to the Baltimore Business Journal. This digital edition of the journal is a great resource for current news and interesting articles on healthcare, banking, real estate, technology, and food & lifestyle for Continue reading Read the Baltimore Business Journal!
The History of Juneteenth Juneteenth celebrates African American freedom from slavery in the U.S. and is the oldest holiday celebrating Emancipation in the country. The holiday honors June 19, 1865, when Major General Gordon Granger led Union soldiers into Galveston, Texas Continue reading Celebrate Juneteenth 2021
On April 30, 2021, the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) announced the award of nearly $553,000 to fund 17 Recordings at Risk projects. Among this year’s recipients is The University of Baltimore Foundation for the 12 month project: Continue reading University of Baltimore RLB Library Awarded CLIR Grant for Recordings at Risk
In archives and libraries “the stacks” refers to the many resources held by a repository for students and researchers to use. Librarians, archivists, student workers, interns, and others work hard to preserve and make these resources and collections accessible and Continue reading Behind the Stacks: Meet the Library with James
In honor of Women’s History Month, UB Special Collections & Archives is highlighting some of the most important and influential women from right here in Baltimore. Ethel Ennis (1932-2019) was born and raised in Baltimore, where she nurtured her musical Continue reading Celebrate Women’s History with Baltimore Women: Ethel Ennis
Toni Morrison called Ta-Nehisi Coates’ book, Between the World and Me, “required reading” when it was published in 2015. Amid the events of 2020, including the dangers of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the protests alongside a national reckoning with racism Continue reading Seeing Baltimore Through the Archives: “Between the World and Me”
UB Special Collections & Archives is deeply saddened by the loss of Betty Garman Robinson, a civil rights activist and Baltimore community organizer. Betty passed away this past weekend at the age of 81. We remember her life, her work, Continue reading Remembering Betty Garman Robinson (b.1939-d. 2020)