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


Career Day: The Catonsville Nine

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Catonsville Nine. While we don't like to single out one member of the group above any other, it's important to[..]

Age of the Auto: Firetrucks

Fires have been a hazard to society since society formed. People learned early on there needed to be a system to put out fires before they destroyed[..]

Photo by Richard Childress


They Live By Night: Familiar Places (Baltimore)

Today we revisit our series of night photography to appreciate some familiar locations, at least for our Baltimore-based viewers. But even if you've[..]



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