Thomas Saunders is the coordinator of the Carr's Beach Id Project at Walbrook Library. He is pictured in his home with a lot of Baltimore memorabilia. The 1992 drawing by artist Tommy Roberts called, "The Ladies of Jazz", features clockwise from left: Ella Fitzgerald; Betty Carter; Billie Holiday; Dinah Washington; Sarah Vaughan; and Carmen McRae. The ladies were on the "Chitlin' Circuit" of black performers who played to black crowds.
Baltimore Sun photo by Algerina Perna