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Events

The staff of the Maryland State Archives presents educational programs to the community to share information about our collections. We invite you to participate in our upcoming events or to view recordings of our past programs. If you have a suggestion for a program topic or search tip you would like to see here in the future, please email your recommendation to msa.helpdesk@maryland.gov. Thank you for your support.


Past Events

View recordings of past lectures, seminars, tours and workshops, as well as helpful training videos on how to use various records in our collections in our free online Presentation Library.


Upcoming Events

Lunch and Learn: The Power of the Ballot



Date and Time:

Thursday, July 8, 2021, 1:00pm

Hosts:

Presented by The Maryland State Archives in collaboration with The Enoch Pratt Free Library and The Maryland Four Centuries Project

Speaker:

Dr. Ida B. Jones, Morgan University Archivist

Location:

Online Event, View Stream Information

Registration:

Encouraged, but not required. Register Here

Description:

For our July Lunch and Learn, we are welcoming Dr. Ida E. Jones, Morgan State University Archivist, who will discuss her latest book, Baltimore Civil Rights Leader Victorine Q. Adams: The Power of the Ballot. Dr. Jones will examine the life of Victorine Adams through her archival collection and address the importance of the archival record in contextualizing the life of the person. Please join us for this engaging talk.


Lunch and Learn: Meet Maryland's Anne Catharine Green



Date and Time:

Thursday, August 12, 2021, 1:00pm

Hosts:

Presented by The Maryland State Archives in collaboration with The Enoch Pratt Free Library and The Maryland Four Centuries Project

Speaker:

Diane Rey, Historian and Re-enactor

Location:

Online Event, View Stream Information

Description:

Tea Time with Anne
Anne Catharine Green became the publisher of the Maryland Gazette following her husband’s death in 1767, and her story would be inspiring in any era: a successful business woman operating in a man's world. Add in that this "Printer to the Province" gave birth to 14 children and her fuller story is revealed. Make yourself a favorite cup of tea and tune in to celebrate this remarkable Founding Mother. Re-enactor Diane Rey will present a vivid portrayal of the woman herself. Afterward, follow along in Anne's footsteps on a virtual tour of Annapolis landmarks important in her life. Please join us for this engaging talk and meet this remarkable member of the Maryland Women's Hall of Fame.

Photo credit: Joshua McKerrow, Capital-Gazette, Courtesy of Diane Rey.

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