We started the Traditions series to figure out why institutions get created, why some persist and some are lost to time. Every two weeks, we interview someone with a story to tell, whose organization is reconciling the needs of the past with the challenges of the present.
For over 50 years The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum has been preserving the the rich heritage of the Bay. In our first part of a two part series, we take a look at how the museum preserves the unique boat building techniques developed over the centuries by local watermen.
Afro CEO and publisher Jake Oliver looks back on the newspaper's history, and the narrative found in over a century of archives.
G Krug and Sons, the oldest continuously operating ironworks in the country.