Bygone Baltimore: A History of the Monumental City from 1729 to the Present
Baltimore: tobacco town, industrial wasteland, tourist mecca. This presentation by Wayne Schaumberg traces Baltimore's history from its days as a tobacco town to the recent urban renaissance, highlighting a variety of people, places, and events that tell Baltimore's story. Requires slide projector and screen. Adult and high school audiences.
Wayne R. Schaumburg has taught in the Baltimore City Public School System for over thirty-five years. For over fifteen years he has given illustrated talks on Baltimore history to community, business, historical, college, and senior groups. He has also written a number of publications related to Baltimore and is currently researching the history and architecture of the Upton Estate in Baltimore (1838). Mr. Schaumburg received his M.L.A. from Johns Hopkins University and has an M.S. in history and social science from Morgan State University.