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Maryland

 Sub-Series
Identifier: 7A

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: Collection documents the activities of the Movement Against Destruction (MAD) coaltion of community groups between 1968 and 1988 as they organized against the proposed construction of expressway highways through neighborhoods in Baltimore, Maryland. Materials are mainly textual and include publications, meeting minutes, correspondence, legal briefs, newspaper clippings, press releases, newsletters, brochures, research files, records documenting public hearings and testimonies, reports. Also present are artifacts including "Stop the Road" t-shirts. Several subjects represented in this collection include transportation, city planning, community organizing, community activism, housing, urban renewal, and historic preservation.

Dates

  • 1968-1988

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Extent

From the Collection: 9 Linear Feet

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Baltimore Regional Studies Archives Repository

Contact:
H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons, Room 104
1415 Maryland Avenue
Baltimore Maryland 21201 USA
410-837-4253