Collections Online

Welcome to the Maryland Historical Society’s Collections Online Database. Browse through both Museum Department collections and the Special Collections Department of the H. Furlong Baldwin Library by subject or by medium. Here you will see paintings, photographs, manuscripts, decorative arts pieces, lithographs, and more.

With well over one million items housed at MdHS, this database contains merely a fraction of what can be found in the combined collections. Information contained in the records of the Collections Online Database is subject to change as a result of ongoing research.

For information on how to get started, take a look at the About page.  Use or reproduction of MdHS images without permission is not permitted. For more information, see the Terms of Use page. For reproductions or permission to use images, please visit the Rights and Reproductions page

Browse by subject using these links or enter a term in the search boxes below (scroll down for results):

American Civil WarAfrican American HistoryPhotographs
War of 1812Women's HistoryBenjamin Henry Latrobe
PaintingsMining the Museum (exhibit)

Works on Paper

Emigration & immigrationMaritimePrints
Street scenes, Baltimore (Md.), Photographs, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures, Charles Street
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Charles Street and West 32nd Street, Baltimore. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.016 A


Street scenes, Baltimore (Md.), Photographs, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures, Charles Street
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Charles Street and West 32nd Street, Baltimore. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.016 A


Civil Rights, Jewish history, Clubs and organizations, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Architecture, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
The Phoenix Club. 1505-1507 Eutaw Place, Baltimore. Shows automobiles. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print. The club moved here from Park Avenue in 1891 and operated until ca. 1959.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.019


Automobiles, Business and industry, Howard Street, Madison Street, Banks and banking, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Architecture, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Commonwealth Bank of Baltimore. 715-721 North Howard Street, Baltimore. Southeast corner of Howard Street and Madison Street. Shows automobiles, pedestrians, and traffic police in booth. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.020


Buildings, structures, Churches and synagogues, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Architecture, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Unidentified church. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.022


Bridges and viaducts, Fallsway, Chase Street, Monuments, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Architecture, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Looking north on The Fallsway at Chase Street, Baltimore. Shows the Fallsway Fountain Monument. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.024


Druid Hill, Zoos, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Architecture, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
The Maryland House. Zoo in Druid Hill Park, Baltimore. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.026


Druid Hill, Automobiles, Street scenes, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Automobiles along Druid Hill Park Reservoir, Baltimore. Near Christopher Columbus Monument. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print. See also: 1994.42.100 (same image).
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.027


Lafayette, marquis de, Washington Monument, Monuments, Mount Vernon, Charles Street, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Architecture, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Charles Street at Mount Vernon Place. Shows George Washington Monument, Marquis de Lafayette Monument, fountain, automobiles, Stafford Apartments. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print. Note: 1995.26.29 is the same image.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.028


Cemeteries, East North Avenue, Rose Street, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Architecture, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Baltimore Cemetery entrance. 2500 East North Avenue, Baltimore, at Rose Street. Shows snow. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.030


East Baltimore Street, Buildings, structures, Banks and banking, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Architecture, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. The National Bank of Baltimore. 100-104 East Baltimore Street, Baltimore. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.032


Confederate States of America, Monuments, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Architecture, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument. Mount Royal Avenue at Mosher Street, Baltimore. Shows rowhouses and automobiles. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.033


Broadway, East Fayette Street, Fraternal organizations, Street scene, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures
Unidentified photographer
Thomas Wildey Odd Fellows Monument. Independent Order of Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.). North Broadway and East Fayette Street, Baltimore. Shows rowhouses and snow. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.034


Railroads, Trains, City Jail, Street scenes, The Fallsway, Madison Street, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures
Unidentified photographer
Maryland Penitentiary, Baltimore. The Fallsway at Madison Street. Shows railroad train yard. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.035


Lexington Street, Markets, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures
Unidentified photographer
Lexington Market. Shows outdoor vendors and patrons. Signs in background: Dimling's Groceteria and Great China Tea Company. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.036


Harbor, Water, Business and industry, East Pratt Street, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures
Unidentified photographer
Candler Building. 700-720 East Pratt Street, Baltimore. Burrough Brothers Manufacturing Company. Shows Coca-Cola signs and boats in harbor. Previously used as the location of the Coca-Cola Company's Baltimore offices and plant. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.037


Business, Business and industry, Automobiles, Horse-drawn wagons, Harbor, Street scenes, Water, Hotel, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures
Unidentified photographer
Elevated street and harbor view. Shows automobiles, horse-drawn wagons, auction mart, Keystone Electric Company, New Fountain Hotel (122 East Pratt Street), Neudecker Tobacco Company, American Oil Company. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.038


Apartment buildings, horse-drawn wagons, Street scene, West Franklin Street, Charles Street, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures
Unidentified photographer
The Rochambeau Apartments. 1 West Franklin Street, Baltimore. Southwest corner of Charles Street and Franklin Street. Shows automobiles, horse-drawn carriage. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.039


Government facilities, St. Paul Street, Saratoga Street, Street scenes, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. State Board of Labor and Statistics building. 300 St. Paul Street, Baltimore. Corner of St. Paul Street and Saratoga Street. Previously housed the Maryland Historical Society. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.040


Banks and banking, Business, Business and industry, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures
Unidentified photographer
Central Savings Bank. 1-3 East Lexington Street, Baltimore. Southeast corner Charles Street and Lexington Street, Baltimore. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.046


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