Md. Historical Society Photographs

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The photograph collection at the Maryland Historical Society spans circa 1848 through present day and contains well over one million items. Daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, cartes-de-visite, albumen prints, salted paper prints, acetate negatives, and other historic formats are prevalent. Photographs are part of MdHS's Special Collections Department, H. Furlong Baldwin Library. MdHS is located in Baltimore, Maryland. For more information, see the About page.

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Curated by Jennifer A. Ferretti (former Curator of Photographs, MdHS). All views are my own and do not reflect those of the institution.

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Mordecai Johnson speaking at unidentified event Marylandcirca 1945-1955Paul Henderson (1899-1988)4x5 inch acetate negativePaul Henderson Photograph CollectionBaltimore City Life Museum CollectionMaryland Historical SocietyHEN.00.A2-171Mordecai Johnson (1890-1976) was born in Tennessee to two former slaves and went on to be an accomplished and famous preacher. He served as the first African American president of Howard University from 1926 through 1960. Read more about Johnson on this Howard University page. Also pictured here is Theodore McKeldin (Mayor of Baltimore and later Governor of Maryland), seated second from right. Peace and love to you on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Check out this newly-released speech King gave to the New York State Civil War Centennial Commission at Park Sheraton Hotel in New York City on September 12, 1962 courtesy of the New York State Museum. 

Mordecai Johnson speaking at unidentified event 
Maryland
circa 1945-1955
Paul Henderson (1899-1988)
4x5 inch acetate negative
Paul Henderson Photograph Collection
Baltimore City Life Museum Collection
Maryland Historical Society
HEN.00.A2-171

Mordecai Johnson (1890-1976) was born in Tennessee to two former slaves and went on to be an accomplished and famous preacher. He served as the first African American president of Howard University from 1926 through 1960. Read more about Johnson on this Howard University page. Also pictured here is Theodore McKeldin (Mayor of Baltimore and later Governor of Maryland), seated second from right. 

Peace and love to you on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Check out this newly-released speech King gave to the New York State Civil War Centennial Commission at Park Sheraton Hotel in New York City on September 12, 1962 courtesy of the New York State Museum. 

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