Category Archives: Media

Are These Photos of Baltimore Lesbians in the 1920s?

I stumbled on these wonderful photos of 1920s Baltimore women on Ebay. Were they lesbians? Was one a drag queen? Were they dressing up for Halloween or a party? Were they expressing their lifestyle? So many unanswered questions that piqued … Continue reading

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Jackie Nickel and MLK: Champions of Courage remembered

As the nation honored courageous civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  this past Monday, we recall another, local, “champion of courage,” Jackie Nickel (1942-2007), whose legacy lives on in her East Baltimore community and the heart of a young boy named Kevin McDonough. … Continue reading

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HARRY: Baltimore’s Underground Journal debuts (1969)

Scanning through the microfilm rolls of the “Underground Newspaper Collection” in the Enoch Pratt Central Library’s Periodicals department,  I came across the very first issue of “Harry: Baltimore’s Underground Journal” from November 13, 1969. The bi-weekly publication sold for 25 … Continue reading

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