The Aspect Ratio blog will highlight photos, films, videos, and prints from the collections at Maryland Historical Society.


Career Day: Photos by Paul Henderson

You may remember having Career Day in school growing up, a day where adults come into your classroom and talk about their line of work. There are[..]

Photo by Paul Henderson

HEN.03.03-063 Group portrait. Photograph by Paul Henderson, c.1951. Paul Henderson Photograph Collection, MdHS.

As we continue our work in digitizing[..]

Age of the Auto: Photo by Paul Henderson


Look at these classic autos parked near Frederick Douglass High School in the 1950s.

Age of the Auto: From the Baltimore City Life Museum

Automobiles are undoubtedly a huge part of American culture. From the Ford Model T, to the muscle cars of the 60s, 70s, and 80s, to futuristic concept[..]



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