Celebrate with AFRAM

Stage Level at AFRAM 1977

The COVID-19 pandemic halted a number of regular public events and gatherings throughout 2020. One year later, we are still being careful, but finding as many ways as possible to resume our normal celebrations, festivals, and events online, in-person, both. Continue reading Celebrate with AFRAM

Behind the Stacks: Meet the Library with Thomas Dettling

In archives and libraries “the stacks” refers to the many resources held by a repository for students and researchers to use. Librarians, archivists, and others work hard to preserve and make these resources and collections accessible and to create a Continue reading Behind the Stacks: Meet the Library with Thomas Dettling

Learn About Women from University of Baltimore’s History

In celebration of Women’s History Month, UB Special Collections & Archives is highlighting some of the many important and influential women from right here in Baltimore and University of Baltimore. Today, learn about the writing of UB graduate, Carol Boston Continue reading Learn About Women from University of Baltimore’s History

Celebrate Women’s History with Baltimore Women: Ethel Ennis

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

Explore Baltimore Arts History with UB Special Collections & Archives

Though the COVID-19 pandemic continues to limit many of our activities like in-person archives research, in-person instruction, community events, and other gatherings, we can celebrate and explore Baltimore history through digital exhibits from UB Special Collections & Archives. February is Continue reading Explore Baltimore Arts History with UB Special Collections & Archives

Seeing Baltimore Through the Archives: “Between the World and Me”

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”

Celebrate Archives Month with Oral History Collections Online

American Archives Month

This October UB Special Collections & Archives is celebrating American Archives Month. You can celebrate too by exploring our oral history collections and our digital exhibits online. Archives provide us with a window into the records and raw data of Continue reading Celebrate Archives Month with Oral History Collections Online

Introducing the UB JEDI Series

The new JEDI Series is an engagement platform for University of Baltimore faculty, staff, and students to dialogue, learn, and reflect on current issues related to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion. The series was developed by Zandra D. Rawlinson, UB Continue reading Introducing the UB JEDI Series

Recording Your History During the Pandemic

In February and March 2020, life changed dramatically when the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic began to spread in the United States. The pandemic has affected every person and almost every aspect of life. Work and school went online or stopped for Continue reading Recording Your History During the Pandemic