archives


Intro to Digital Photo Archiving (DC Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Learn the basics of personal digital photo archiving during this virtual lunch hour presentation. Space is limited, please register at bit.ly/labsclasses to reserve a seat.* This event will be held virtually. You will receive join instructions two (2) hours before the event is scheduled to begin. ASL interpreters and captioning will be […]


Genealogy Circle Meeting: Caring for Your Family Treasures (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

You’ve been searching to find your family history. Now learn to extend the life of what you have. Do you have a yellowing photograph? Snow on your videotape? Curling or browning paper? Loose audiocassettes? Scratched disks? Delicate birth certificates? Moldy books? Learn to assess the damages and risks to the […]


The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity (National Archives) – VIRTUAL

The Black family has been a topic of study across disciplines—history, literature, the visual arts, film, sociology, anthropology, and social policy. It has been described as a rich tapestry for exploring African Americans past and present and its complexity as the foundation of African American life and history. A panel will discuss […]


⭐ Freedom Summer Inspiring Young Voters Today (National Archives) – VIRTUAL

Join National Archives Foundation Executive Director Patrick Madden in a conversation with Maxim Thorne, Managing Director of the Andrew Goodman Foundation, on how a civil rights murder in 1964 has inspired a national movement of young people to vote and engage in civic life today. Nancy Thomas, Institute for Democracy […]


Lunch and Learn: Historical Representation in the Maryland State House (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

  In February 2020, statues of Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass were dedicated in the Maryland State House. The story of how these two individuals–the most historically important Marylanders in American history–came to be included among the works of art and monuments in the state’s capitol encompasses legislators, artists, historians, […]


What Role Should Archivists Play in the National Debate Over Public Monuments? (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Registration encouraged, but not required. Register through Eventbrite: click here. What Role Should Archivists Play in the National Debate over Public Monuments? Join us for a presentation lead by Timothy D. Baker, State Archivist and Commissioner of Land Patents, Maryland State Archives. This presentation will explore how examination of the historical […]


⭐ Social Justice Author Talk With Dr. Ida Jones (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Join us for a presentation by Dr. Ida Jones, author, archivist, and historian, about local advocate and first African American woman elected to Baltimore City Council, Victorine Q. Adams.     Meet the author Dr. Ida Jones and learn about the subject of her newest book, Baltimore Civil Rights Leader Victorine […]