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April 1, 1995
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Mary Ellen Robinson
"Vanishing Ways of Life in Maryland"
John Sherwood, a journalist and editor, will give an
illustrated lecture entitled "Vanishing Ways of Life in Maryland"
at The Johns Hopkins University on April 26.
Topic of Talk
The talk is part of the Wednesday Noon Series presented by
the university's Office of Special Events. All programs in the
series are held at noon in the Garrett Room of the Milton S.
Eisenhower Library on the university's Homewood campus at 3400 N.
Charles St. in Baltimore. Admission is free.
For more than forty years, John Sherwood worked as a feature
writer for the Baltimore Sunpapers, the now-defunct Washington
Star, the Miami Herald and the Journal Newspapers of Maryland and
Virginia. Recently, he has been managing editor of Rags, The
Magazine, an East Coast sailing magazine based in Annapolis.
In 1994, Sherwood wrote his first book, Maryland's Vanishing
Lives, a compendium of the many crafts, occupations and skills
which will soon disappear not only in Maryland but throughout the
country. Illustrated with beautiful photographs by Edwin H.
Remsberg, this collection is a testimonial to a disappearing
For information, call the Office of Special Events at (410)
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