African American vets from all wars rest at Baltimore's Mt. Auburn Cemetery

A casual walk through Mt. Auburn Cemetery hints at the sacrifice that so many African American veterans made for the United States, despite the fact that they did not always enjoy many of the freedoms that many of us took for granted during those years. 

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Louis “Kid” Dorbert, a featherweight boxer who was unafraid of bigger opponents

Boxing was a popular sport in the beginning of the 20th century. In Baltimore, there were a number of venues with regularly scheduled boxing matches. One of the regular fighters was a Baltimore boy, Louis “Kid” Dorbert.  

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The Cone sisters and their irresistible passion for collecting art

Etta and Claribel Cone accumulated one of the world’s finest modern French Art collections for their side-by-side Bolton Hill apartments. Works by Matisse, Cézanne, Gauguin, van Gogh, Picasso and other then-undiscovered artists covered their walls. Laces, shawls, sculpture, porcelain, rugs, precious stones and other artifacts covered flat surfaces.

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