Category Archives: H.L. Mencken

The Importance of Being “Gently Stewed” – Mencken, Governor Ritchie, and Prohibition

The Importance of Being “Gently Stewed”: Marion Elizabeth Rodgers on Mencken, Governor Ritchie, and Prohibition By Sara Witman, 3/14/2011 Research Librarian Gordon, Feinblatt, Rothman, Hoffberger & Hollander At the start of her lecture to a packed room at the Baltimore … Continue reading

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H.L Mencken on Essex, Maryland

Hollywood Park was located in Essex, Maryland near the Back River Bridge. Tags: hollywood park

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H.L. Mencken Club vs. H.L. Mencken

Columnist Mike Moran wishes a group some have called racist would find a new name. By Mike Moran (North Baltimore Patch, 11/8/2012) On Nov. 9 of this year, the fifth annual conference of the H.L. Mencken Club will be kicking off, just … Continue reading

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