Browse Exhibits (10 total)

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Iconic at Midcentury: The Blakeslee-Lane Photographs

This exhibition of photographic prints and negatives contains images of Baltimore buildings, monuments, and street scenes taken by Blakeslee-Lane, Inc. circa 1930-1961.

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forEva: A Tribute to the Baltimore Dance Theater

forEva highlights the history of Baltimore’s longest-running professional Dance Company, the Baltimore Dance Theater. This exhibit consists of 36 selected photographs, documents, and audiovisual material from the Eva Anderson's Baltimore Dance Theater Collection (ca. 1970-2016) held by the Special Collections and Archives, University of Baltimore. This exhibit was curated by Deyane Moses, 2018-2019 intern.

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Footage from Maryland's Eastern Shore

This exhibit provides a sampling of television news clips from WMAR-TV in Baltimore, Maryland. The selected video clips feature images of life in Maryland's Eastern Shore. WMAR-TV was the first television station in Baltimore and the eleventh in the United States. Its first broadcast aired on October 30, 1947.

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Views of Modern Baltimore

This exhibit provides a sampling of television news clips from WMAR-TV in Baltimore, Maryland. The selected video clips relate broadly to themes of labor and poverty in city life between 1968 and 1970. WMAR-TV was the first television station in Baltimore and the eleventh in the United States. Its first broadcast aired on October 30, 1947.

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Stop the Road! Records from the Road Fights

This exhibit examines community opposition to expressway construction in Baltimore during the 1970s through the organizational records of the Movement Against Destruction (MAD). Founded in 1968 as a coalition of 25 neighborhood and community groups, MAD's leaders included George and Carolyn Tyson, Barbara Mikulski, Walter Orlinsky, Norman Reeves, and Parren Mitchell.

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Imagining a Model Urban Neighborhood

This digital exhibit highlights 120 images from the Model Urban Neighborhood Demonstration (MUND) program in Baltimore, Maryland from 1968-1971. The images were selected from approximately 5,000 black and white 35 mm film negatives contained in the Model Urban Neighborhood Demonstration Records (MUND), at the University of Baltimore Special Collections & Archives. The exhibit also features selected video news clips from the WMAR-TV Collection.

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What is Urban Renewal?

This exhibit presents documentation related to Baltimore's urban renewal efforts during the 1960s. The files include correspondence, speeches, editorials, newsletters, flyers, and maps from Baltimore City and Baltimore County. Renewal plans for the neighborhoods of Bolton Hill and Mount Vernon are highlighted, along with responses from neighborhood residents and homeowners' associations.

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Looking Back on Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc.

This exhibit provides an introduction to the work of Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc. (BNI) around issues of racial integration in housing and tenants' rights from the 1950s to the 2000s.

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What Remains: The 1975 Poppleton Historic Survey

This exhibit presents text and selected images from the Poppleton Historic Survey, conducted in 1975 by Phoebe B. Stanton for the Baltimore City Department of Housing and Community Development. Items in this exhibit are from the Greater Baltimore Committee Records.

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The Cork Factory: Artists, Activism, and Collective Ownership

This exhibit examines collective ownership of artists' live-work spaces in Baltimore, Maryland’s Station North Arts and Entertainment District. The interviews were conducted between October 2012 and July 2013 with artists and residents of the Cork Factory warehouse at 1601 Guilford Avenue.

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