Music Brings Us Together

on June 20, 2021 Education, Industrial Heritage with 0 comments

The Urban Choral Arts Society is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the achievement and esteem of Baltimore youth through choral & cultural arts. Founded in 2015 by Ronald McFadden in partnership with the Eubie Blake Cultural Center, UCAS allows students to participate in mentoring, regular rehearsals, and performances with adult professional musicians. With […]

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Behind-the-Scenes with Project Liberty Ship

on June 1, 2021 Education, Industrial Heritage with 0 comments

About the John W. Brown A total of 384 Liberty Ships were built at Bethlehem’s Baltimore-Fairfield yard during WWII. After her service in WW II and a long stint as a New York City public maritime trade school, she returned to Baltimore in 1988 and was restored to operating condition by Project Liberty Ship volunteers. […]

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Restoring an Icon: at Work on the Domino Sugars Sign

on May 30, 2021 Education, Industrial Heritage with 0 comments

About the Domino sign This South Baltimore sugar refinery has been in operation since 1922. Today, it is the second largest sugar refinery in the U.S.—workers process approximately 6.5 million pounds of raw cane sugar here each day. The red neon “Domino Sugars” sign has perched 160 feet above Baltimore’s harbor since 1951. The sign […]

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Black Workers at Bethlehem Steel

on March 17, 2021 Education, Industrial Heritage with 0 comments

About the Reginald F. Lewis Museum Located in the heart of Downtown Baltimore, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture is the premier experience and best resource for information and inspiration about the lives of African American Marylanders. Read more about visiting the museum here. About the Bethlehem Steel Legacy […]

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Fighting for Civil Rights at Sparrows Point

on December 6, 2021 Education, Industrial Heritage with 0 comments

Voices & Votes is based on a major exhibition currently on display at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. This Museum on Main Street adaptation will be on view at the Art Gallery at the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC), located 7200 Sollers Point Road, Baltimore, MD 21222, from December 4-January 22. Resources […]

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Sparrows Point’s Women of Steel Virtual Discussion

on March 11, 2021 Education, Industrial Heritage with 0 comments

The Baltimore Museum of Industry celebrates the dignity of work, and can provide a forum for exploring such issues as workers’ rights and workplace equity, providing historical context for contemporary issues that impact our community.

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Members-only: The 20th-Century Woman at Work

on March 9, 2021 Education, Industrial Heritage with 0 comments

The way we dress for work can offer clues about what we do for a living, where we are employed, and even our professional rank. In some cases, work clothes help tell a story about the nature of working life. Through the twentieth century, women’s role in the workforce expanded dramatically thanks to a rising […]

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“Made in China” Virtual Author Talk

on February 17, 2021 Education, Industrial Heritage with 0 comments

The Baltimore Museum of Industry celebrates the dignity of work, and can provide a forum for exploring people’s experiences on the job. The BMI’s programs and activities highlight such issues as workers’ rights and workplace equity, providing historical context for contemporary issues that impact our community.

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Design for Distancing: Reopening Baltimore Together

on February 17, 2021 Education, Industrial Heritage with 0 comments

The Baltimore Museum of Industry celebrates the dignity of work, and can provide a forum for exploring how the pandemic has impacted – and continues to impact – people’s experiences on the job. The BMI’s programs and activities highlight such issues as workers’ rights and workplace equity, providing historical context for contemporary issues that impact […]

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The AFRO: Baltimore’s Black Media Authority, Past and Present

on February 17, 2021 Education, Industrial Heritage with 0 comments

The Baltimore Museum of Industry celebrates the dignity of work, and can provide a forum for exploring how the pandemic has impacted – and continues to impact – people’s experiences on the job. The BMI’s programs and activities highlight such issues as workers’ rights and workplace equity, providing historical context for contemporary issues that impact […]

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