As part of the Maryland State Archives' education and outreach mission, we provide this library of past presentations which include training videos, historical lectures, how-to workshops, and author talks. Please note that some of this material was recorded in collaboration with other partner organizations, and we are grateful for them for making the links available to share.
To view the following lectures:
'How to Use the Maryland State Archives Homepage'
'Introduction to Vital Records'
'Baltimore City Vowel Indexes'
'Montgomery County Indexes'
'Searching by Soundex'
'Creating an MDLandRec.net Account'
'Searching Historical Land Records'
'What Role Should Archivists Play in the National Debate over Public Monuments?'
To view the following lectures: 'Macabre Maryland'
'Maryland Government House'
'Genealogical Resources at the Maryland State Archives'
The Battle of Brooklyn
Records Management Guidance
World Artists Experience Virtual Summit: Who Are Marylanders? Connecting Communities
Recent Archaeological Discoveries at Maryland's Colonial Capital with Dr. Travis G. Parno, Director of Research and Collections at Historic St. Mary's City, Maryland
'Historical Representation in the Maryland State House: The Statues of Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass'
Network to Freedom Research - Researching Underground Railroad History in Maryland
Harriet Tubman & Frederick Douglass: A Virtual Tour
Freedom Through Flight by Chris Haley, Director of the Study of the Legacy of Slavery in Maryland, Maryland State Archives
Fatal Path To Judgment: Laws of Racial Control and Oppression from Maryland's Founding to Post-Revolution by Chris Haley
1430 Connection / the Study of the Legacy of Slavery in Maryland WNAV's Donna Cole talks with Chris Haley
Reflections on Finding Your Roots by Chris Haley on behalf of the African American Civil War Museum, 2020