Alexandra Deutsch whose vintage persona on Instagram is @volumes_of_vintage, is a fashion historian, vintage collector and creator of the #lovelettertobaltimorevintage social media campaign. In her talk, Quarantine Fashion: A Love Letter to Baltimore Vintage she will discuss the phenomenon of fashion in quarantine. Her illustrated chat will explore how people are connecting through clothing not only in Baltimore, but on a global scale.
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the oyster industry in the Chesapeake Bay region especially hard. But why? This virtual program, hosted by the Maryland Historical Society, will explore the historical, social, and environmental factors that have shaped the way seafood has been accessed and perceived for centuries.
The Maryland Historical Society welcomes Dr. Richard Bell for an interactive virtual program exploring the origins and far-reaching impacts of the Three-Fifths Clause, the most infamous part of the original 1787 federal Constitution. Far more insidious than is commonly understood, the clause wove slaveholder power into the fabric of each of the three branches of government—executive, legislative, and judicial—shaping every aspect of federal policy regarding slavery for decades to come. Dr.