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Reward for Runaway Slaves

Date: April 19 1849
Description: Poster offering $600 reward for the return of three runaway slaves in Calvert County, Maryland. The three slaves are Henry Morsell, Jim Parker, and Bill Hu...
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Runaway Slave Reward Poster

Date: May 10 1855
Description: A poster advertising a $100 reward to be issued by Marcus Du Val for his runaway "servant" Matthew Turner. The poster includes a physical description of th...
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Lexington Market

Date: 1905
Description: People posing at the Lexington Market.
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Antietam, Dunker Church

Date: 1890
Description: Site of the Battle to Antietam, The Dunker Church. A group of men stand among trees on the left. Horse-drawn carriages are under trees on the right.
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Hagerstown Pike

Date: 1890
Description: Hagerstown Pike. A brick wall and trees are along the road on the right.
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Painting of Lyman Spalding

Date: 1955
Description: Photograph of an oil painting of Lyman Spalding, a founder of the United States Pharmacopeia, and its first chairman. The painting was done by the artist R...
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U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention

Date: 1970
Description: Pictured are the members of the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention Board of Trustees, 1960-70, left to right: George Beal (Chair), Adley Nichols (Secretary), Pa...
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U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention

Date: 1960
Description: Members of the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention Board of Trustees, 1950-1960. Picutred are, from left to right: Robert Swain (Chairman), Adley Nichols (Secre...
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U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention

Date: 1950
Description: View of the U. S. Pharmacopeial Convention Board of Trustees, 1940-50. Pictured are, left to right: Adley Nichols (Secretary), Morris Fishbein, Patrick Cos...
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U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention

Date: 1940
Description: Members of the Board of Trustees from the United States Pharmacopeial Convention, 1930-40. Pictured: (Standing) W.B. Day, E.F. Kelly, and W. Bruce Philip....
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U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention

Date: 1920
Description: Members of the 1910-1920 United States Pharmacopeial Convention. Pictured are, seated: Joseph Remington, Harvey Wiley, and Murray Galt Motter. Seated: Henr...
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U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention

Date: 1910
Description: Members of the 1900-1910 United States Pharmacopeial Convention.
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International VCO-202A Fire and Rescue Truck Battling Fire

Date: 1963
Description: Fire fighters use an International fire and rescue truck with an eighty-five foot mounted ladder to fight a fire, possibly as part of a training exercise....
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Baltimore Street Scene with Billboards

Date: March 05 1929
Description: Sherwood Avenue lined with parked cars and billboards advertising "Esso," "Miller Bros." restaurant, "Wrigley's" chewing gum, "Koester's Honey Bread" and o...
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Tenement Court

Date: 1910
Description: An entirely closed court in a tenement district. Two children are in a doorway.
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International Auto Wagon Bookmobile

Date: 1913
Description: An International Auto Wagon with a rear compartment containing shelves of books is parked outside a library. A man in a bowler hat is selecting a book fro...
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General McClellan's Headquarters Guard

Date: September 1862
Description: General McClellan's Headquarters Guard, the 93rd New York Volunteers.
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Camp of the 4th Wisconsin

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Description: "Camp of Colonel Paine's 4th Wisconsin Regiment at the Relay House near Baltimore". Colored lithograph.
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Graduation at Annapolis

Date: April 17 1917
Description: Parade of U.S. Naval Academy officers in full dress uniform prior to the graduation of the Annapolis midshipmen, showing Secretary of the Navy Josephus Dan...
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Support the Sugar Workers

Date: May 1948
Description: On a Baltimore street corner, Howard Burmeister and Margaret Boyd of United Packinghouse Workers Local 392, distributes a leaflet on the plight of striking...

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