Bloomberg Arts Intern Recounts Summer Internship with JHU Museums

J’Naya Harris

As students here at Hopkins and around the area returned to school this week, long-separated friends no doubt greeted each other with the tried-and-true query, “What did you do over your summer vacation?” We at the Johns Hopkins University Museums, would like to highlight the summer experience of one Baltimore City Public Schools senior in […]

Maps from the Past, Health Data from the Present, and Aspirations for Baltimore’s Future: the Johns Hopkins Summer Jobs Program at Data Services

Baltimore Map Cropped

Written by Lena Denis,  Geospatial Data, GIS, and Maps Librarian  This summer, I had the privilege of hosting two Baltimore City student employees – Janiya Brown and Tinaya English – through the Johns Hopkins Summer Jobs Program (JHSJP) in partnership with YouthWorks. They worked with me to create educational materials using ArcGIS Online and JScholarship that highlighted how historic maps of Baltimore reveal urban development patterns that impact health and environmental issues for the city’s […]

Sheet Music Deep Dive: Baltimore Landmarks


The Levy collection contains over 2,000 songs published in Baltimore, including some historic depictions of Baltimore’s landmarks and monuments. Fifth Regiment March was published by one of the most prolific sheet music publishers in the city, F.D. Benteen. The cover shows the Washington Monument in Mt. Vernon– the monument was built between 1815 and 1829, […]