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This collection contains the papers of the Weems family, one of the oldest families in Maryland, and of the Reynolds and Petherbridge families, which were related to the Weems family by marriage. The collection consists of correspondence, maps and monographs, and addresses such subjects as state and local politics; the Republican National Convention in Baltimore (1893); Weems family genealogy; horticulture; the family's history as enslavers; religion; and election fraud in Maryland.
Leonard Weinberg was a Baltimore lawyer in the 1920s until the 1970s. This collection consists of two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings documenting legal cases which Weinberg worked on, especially a case involving the Baltimore clothing company of L. Greif & Bros and the National Recovery Administration.
WENR and KYW were both AM radio stations in Chicago that began broadcasting in the 1920s. This collection documents the personnel and broadcasting history of both stations during the early years of radio and includes the contents of several scrapbooks with photographs, letters, pamphlets, notes, reports, and newspaper articles. There is also material relating to a survey of 18 broadcasting stations in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions conducted in 1929.
Carol Wharton (1907-1958) was a staff correspondent for the Baltimore Evening Sun and wrote articles on art and politics. The collection consists of her scrapbooks containing copies of her articles.