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Dr. Elaine Eff

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Background Information

Employment History

University of Maryland

Director for Cultural Conservation

Maryland Historic Trust


Board Member
Baltimore City Historical Society

Painted Screen Society

Rockefeller Fellow
University of Pennsylvania

Board Member and President


Masters degree

Museum Studies and Folklore

Cooperstown Graduate Program


Folklore and Folklife

The University of Pennsylvania


Folklore and Folklife

University of Pennsylvania

Web References (93 Total References)

Maryland Historical Trust [cached]


BCHS | History Room | Brief History [cached]

Elaine Eff during her career to preserve our hometown traditions, she has been a folklorist for the City of Baltimore and the State of Maryland, serving as director for cultural conservation for the Maryland Historical Trust and advisor for a myriad of films, exhibitions, tours, oral history projects, public programs and publications. Since the 1980s, she has champion Baltimore screen painters, Smith island cake bakers, muskrat skinners, watermen, and Patapsco River mill towns and workers. In 2009, she received the Botkin prize from the American Folklore Society for her accomplishments. Following her passion for Baltimore Screen painting, which was the subject of her doctoral dissertation at the University of Pennsylvania, she published last year, The Painted Screens of Baltimore: an Urban Folk Art Revealed, hailed as the greatest single book about Baltimore in fifty years.

2007 - Elaine Eff, ... [cached]

2007 - Elaine Eff, Maryland Historical Trust

Activities of the Arabber Preservation Society 10/96 [cached]

A. In October of 1995 members of the Executive Board and others met with Eric Holcomb of the Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation Baltimore City, Elaine Eff, cultural preservationist, Maryland Historical Trust, and Alicia Shephard, Director, HCD for West Baltimore to discuss the role of the Arabbers in the Sandtown/ Winchester urban renewal program.

Baltimore City, Elaine Eff, cultural preservationist, Maryland Historic Trust, Reggie Daniels, Local 644 Film Producers Union and others to discuss and implement a script for production of a ten minute "treatment" to be used as a marketing vehicle for a larger project.

Museum: Crisfield & Smith Island Cultural Alliance, Inc. Page [cached]

Directed by Dr. Elaine Eff, Maryland Historical Trust.

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