This year, 2020, marks the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment which secured the vote for women by prohibiting the government from denying the right to vote based on a U.S. citizen’s sex. The amendment was ratified on August 18, Continue reading Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Passage of the 19th Amendment
2020 celebrates the centennial of the 19th amendment and women’s suffrage in the United States. To commemorate this exciting anniversary, the UB Special Collections & Archives is excited to announce a new digital exhibit, The League of Women Voters: The Continue reading Digital Exhibits from the Archives: Explore the Legacy of Women’s Suffrage with the League of Women Voters of Baltimore City Records
The NARAL Pro-Choice Maryland Records, a collection documenting a local non-profit organization’s work, is now available for research use at the UB Special Collections & Archives! This recently processed collection provides a window into the activities and work of a Continue reading Documenting Reproductive Rights and Women’s Issues in the Archives
UB Special Collections & Archives staff are excited to introduce our online digital exhibits! The Special Collections & Archives aims to provide educational and research access to our Baltimore history and University of Baltimore history collections for researchers and students Continue reading Exhibits from the Archives: Check Out the Digital Exhibits from the UB Special Collections & Archives!
The Special Collections & Archives have been busy this past summer working to preserve and make accessible archival collections and digital resources. We are happy to announce that the Baltimore City Office of Civil Rights Records, a recently processed collection, Continue reading Explore Baltimore’s History with the Baltimore City Office of Civil Rights Records in the Archives
Congratulations to the editors and contributors of the recently published anthology: Baltimore Revisited: Stories of Inequality and Resistance in a U.S. City! Edited by Nicole King and Kate Drabinski of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and Joshua Clark Davis Continue reading Celebrate “Baltimore Revisited” at the Release Party!
Guest post written by Caleb Paul, Volunteer Intern in the UB Special Collections & Archives. Caleb completed his eight month volunteer internship with the Special Collections & Archives in late June 2019. We are extremely grateful to him for his Continue reading Waverly, Wyman Park, and Charles Village: Viewing 1970s Baltimore With the Dick V. Cook Papers in the Archives
The UB Special Collections & Archives want to congratulate Lawrence Lanahan on his recently published book: The Lines Between Us: Two Families and a Quest to Cross Baltimore’s Racial Divide. The Lines Between Us tells the story of inequality in Continue reading Telling Baltimore’s Stories: Lawrence Lanahan’s Research in the Archives and His New Book
In archives and libraries “the stacks” refers to the many archival collections, books, and resources held by the repository for students and researchers to use. Archivists, librarians, and others work hard to preserve and make these resources accessible and to Continue reading A Look Behind the Stacks: Leah Ruggiere, Intern
Community organizers, activists, advocates, volunteers, and nonprofit organizations play a key role in the history of Baltimore City. Though the city has changed over time, these community groups and leaders advocate for the people living in the neighborhoods and communities Continue reading Making a Difference in the Community: The Betty Garman Robinson Papers