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Baltimore History Evening

  • Village Learning Place 2512 St. Paul Street Baltimore, MD 21218 USA (map)

Ross JonesRetired Johns Hopkins University Administrator and author of
Elisabeth Gilman: Crusader for Justice

Elisabeth Gilman: Crusader for Social Justice

A genuine Baltimore blue blood and the daughter of Daniel Coit Gilman, the first president of The Johns Hopkins University, Elisabeth Gilman had a long career as a reformer. Her career included a run as the Socialist Party candidate for Maryland governor in 1930. She was an advocate of civil liberties and racial equality, and a founder of The Maryland Civil Liberties Committee.