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Lady Baltimore By Owen Wister
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A Lady Baltimore Cake is an American white layer cake with fluffy frosting and a fruit and nut filling. The cake is believed to have been created in the Southern United States in the early 20th... More > century, but its exact origins are disputed.The most popular legend of the Lady Baltimore is that Alicia Rhett Mayberry, a Southern belle, baked and served the cake to novelist Owen Wister in Charleston, South Carolina. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lady_Baltimore_cake Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Baltimore Rowhouse By Mary Ellen Hayward
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Perhaps no other American city is so defined by an indigenous architectural style as Baltimore is by the rowhouse, whose brick facades march up and down the gentle hills of the city. Why did the... More > rowhouse thrive in Baltimore? How did it escape destruction there, unlike in many other historic American cities? What were the forces that led to the citywide renovation of Baltimore's rowhouses?The Baltimore Rowhouse tells the fascinating 200-year story of this building type. It chronicles the evolution of the rowhouse from its origins as speculative housing for immigrants, through its reclamation and renovation by young urban pioneers thanks to local government sponsorship, to its current occupation by a new cadre of young professionals.< Less
The Baltimore Rowhouse By Mary Ellen Hayward
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Perhaps no other American city is so defined by an indigenous architectural style as Baltimore is by the rowhouse, whose brick facades march up and down the gentle hills of the city. Why did the... More > rowhouse thrive in Baltimore? How did it escape destruction there, unlike in many other historic American cities? What were the forces that led to the citywide renovation of Baltimore's rowhouses?The Baltimore Rowhouse tells the fascinating 200-year story of this building type. It chronicles the evolution of the rowhouse from its origins as speculative housing for immigrants, through its reclamation and renovation by young urban pioneers thanks to local government sponsorship, to its current occupation by a new cadre of young professionals.< Less
Baltimore Hats, Past and Present By William T. Brigham
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Baltimore Hats, Past and Present by William T. Brigham. - (1890) An Historical Sketch of the Hat Industry of Baltimore from Its Earliest Days to the Present Time. "It is not impossible that... More > some useful information may be conveyed by this book. Should these pages prove of such service, their cost in labor is most cheerfully donated. This volume is composed of a series of articles which appeared in a Trade Journal, covering a period of two years from 1887 to 1889. It must be accepted as but a brief history of an industry long identified with Baltimore. Thanks are due the Librarian of the Maryland Historical Society and Mr. B. R. Sheriff for favors in lending rare and valuable old City directories; also to the many citizens who kindly aided and assisted in the search for needed information."< Less
Baltimore's Modernist Religious Buildings By Jeremy Kargon
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Although post-WWII Modernism and its associated visual austerity may be generally unpopular today, Baltimore’s religious buildings conceived at that time embody the vanguard of national trends... More > within the disciplines of both architecture and urban planning. Morgan State University’s Department of Architecture (School of Architecture and Planning) has sought to direct students in research about religious buildings designed during the period of Baltimore’s “High Modernism.” Course work has introduced students to the skills needed to explore and document existing buildings of historic value and significant design. Additional attention has focused on the aesthetic theory underlying Baltimore’s Modernist religious buildings, as well as the social factors which surrounded their congregations’ ideology, site selection, and architect commission. This exhibit and catalog reflects only the first step in our shared efforts.< Less
A Subaltern in America Comprising His Narrative of the Campaign of the British Army at Baltimore, Washington &c. &c, By George Robert Gleig (attrib.)
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Another CAREFULLY edited and formatted historical account. Just take a look at some of the other offerings out there! A first-person account of an English soldier’s life and career in America... More > during the War of 1812, it was originally published in 1821 under the subtitle of this American edition (The Details of The Late War). The work has been widely attributed (lately by Google but in the past by notable figures such as Theodore Roosevelt and Henry Adams) to George Robert Gleig, but the Anglo-American bookseller Joseph Sabin, quotes Kendric Charles Babcock as saying, in his work The Rise of American Nationality, 1811-1819, “a careful examination of the volume which is not without merit makes it perfectly clear that Gleig could not have written it.”< Less
Ceding Contempt: Minnesota’s Most Significant Historical Event By Colin Mustful
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In Minnesota’s fading frontier the once vibrant Dakota Indians were compelled and coerced to cede their bountiful homeland to those opportunists that would usher in a new era. In 1851, the... More > Dakota Indians signed the Treaties of Traverse des Sioux and Mendota, selling their lands west of the Mississippi River. Frank Blackwell Mayer, a young artist from Baltimore, traveled to Minnesota to witness the negotiations between the Dakota Indians and the United States Government. Mayer captured images of the Dakota Indians and the fleeting frontier through a variety of Illustrations. But he also found more. He found a beautiful land and a burgeoning, multicultural society who sought a prosperous future. He also discovered the unique and extraordinary nature of the Dakota nation.< Less
Ceding Contempt: Minnesota’s Most Significant Historical Event By Colin Mustful
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In Minnesota’s fading frontier the once vibrant Dakota Indians were compelled and coerced to cede their bountiful homeland to those opportunists that would usher in a new era. In 1851, the... More > Dakota Indians signed the Treaties of Traverse des Sioux and Mendota, selling their lands west of the Mississippi River. Frank Blackwell Mayer, a young artist from Baltimore, traveled to Minnesota to witness the negotiations between the Dakota Indians and the United States Government. Mayer captured images of the Dakota Indians and the fleeting frontier through a variety of Illustrations. But he also found more. He found a beautiful land and a burgeoning, multicultural society who sought a prosperous future. He also discovered the unique and extraordinary nature of the Dakota nation.< Less
Historical Sketch And Roster Of The Maryland 3rd Infantry Regiment Potomac Home Brigade By John C. Rigdon
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The 3rd Maryland Infantry, Potomac Home Brigade was organized at Cumberland, Hagerstown, and Baltimore, Maryland, beginning October 31, 1861, and mustered in on May 20, 1862, for three years under... More > the command of Colonel Henry C. Rizer. Companies I and K were organized at Ellicott's Mills and Monrovia, Maryland, in April and May 1864. Although the 3rd served throughout the war in the Virginia Theater, they did not get involved in most of the major battles. Their major battles were at Harper's Ferry and Monocacy. The regiment mustered out of the service at Baltimore on May 29, 1865.< Less
EPFL Branch Buildings Revisited By Alyssa Stokes
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Enoch Pratt Free Library's historic branch buildings are dispersed throughout Baltimore's varied neighborhoods. Many of the original Pratt buildings now function as other types of community... More > centers including churches, day cares, and political meeting places. This project served as an investigation of Baltimore's changing architecture, public spaces, and communities. The result of this effort is a collection of historic photographs paired with original current color photographs of the same buildings.< Less

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