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Centennial celebrations, etc.

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Ancient and Honorable Mechanical Company of Baltimore photograph collection

Identifier: PP 0009

This collection includes images from disparate eras circa 1900-1979, all presumably depicting members of the Ancient and Honorable Mechanical Company of Baltimore. There are several group portraits of men in fire-fighting outfits circa 1900, at the Star Spangled Banner Centennial in 1914, and at annual banquets in 1947 and 1958.

Dates: 1900-1979

Baltimore Sesquicentennial celebration photograph collection

Identifier: PP 0135

This collection contains photographs of the Baltimore Sesquicentennial Celebration in 1880. Images primarily reveal Baltimore City streets, monuments, hotels, and businesses, as well as event decorations, group portraits, and parade floats.

Dates: 1880

Carter photograph collection

Identifier: PP 0022
Abstract This collection contains photographs made or collected by William M. Carter, many depicting Baltimore scenes : businesses, churches, fires, harbor, houses, parks, neighborhoods including Fells Point and Waverly, railroads, schools, streets, and waterways. There are Carter family scenes showing friends and pets, with general domestic scenes and family celebrations. Other subjects include holidays (July 4, Christmas), Baltimore parades and festivals such as the 1906 Homecoming, the 1912...
Dates: 1906-1916

J. Alexis Shriver papers

Identifier: MS 0963

The papers of J. Alexis Shriver (1872-1951) are contained in 17 boxes and number approximately 3,000 items. Shriver was a business administrator, public celebrations organizer, local history buff, and collector of manuscripts. The latter three aspects of his life are represented best in this collection, which spans the years 1790 to 1945.

Dates: 1790-1945

J. Thomas Scharf collection

Identifier: MS 1999
Abstract The collection consists of the personal papers and the documents collected by John Thomas Scharf, an historian. Also included are the papers of Philadelphia historian Thompson Westcott. Topics covered in Scharf's personal papers are methods of historical research and the Baltimore Sesquicentennial in October 1880. The collected documents owned by Scharf include Confederate States of America naval records, 1863-64, Maryland state documents, 18th-19th century, and other original manuscripts....
Dates: 1730-1892

Maryland Bicentennial Commission photograph collection

Identifier: PP 0064

This collection contains photographs of the 1976 United States Bicentennial activities, including reenactments, in various Maryland locations including Annapolis, St. Michael's, St. Mary's City, and Anne Arundel and Carroll Counties.

Dates: 1976

Sulpician Archives photograph collection

Identifier: PP 0089

This collection contains images of Saint Mary's Seminary at Paca Street and Pennsylvania Avenue in Baltimore, Maryland, 1884-1891.

Dates: 1884-1891

The Fair of the Iron Horse photograph album

Identifier: PP 0167

This collection contains photographs from the Fair of the Iron Horse, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's centenary celebration in Halethorpe, Maryland, 1927. Included are images of the fairgrounds, exhibits, spectators, floats, historical reenactments, and more.

Dates: 1927

Worthington photograph collection

Identifier: PP 0023
Abstract This collection contains photographs made or collected by Thomas Chew Worthington, III. Subjects are Baltimore scenes, including architectural details, businesses, dhurches and cemeteries, government and public buildings, historic houses, monuments, museums, warehouses, and waterways. Documented events include a 1913 Advertising Men's Convention and the 1912 Democratic National Convention. Documented locations include numerous Baltimore city streets and neighborhoods, and Maryland counties...
Dates: 1899-1930