What does the banjo have to do with Baltimore?
So much! So much! Listen to this interview with Pete Ross and me about the origins and early history of the banjo, plus the connection to Baltimore. There's even a little reference to Baltimore's red light district, the Block.
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Away from prying eyes, damaging light, and pilfering hands, the most special collections are kept in closed stacks. You need an appointment to view the objects, letters, and books that open a door to the past.