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Lafayette Square Community Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: R0060-LSC

Scope and Contents

By-laws, constitution, reports, correspondence, minutes, and publications.

Dates

  • 1958 - 1969

Creator

Historical Note

The Lafayette Square Community Center was established in 1956 by George Taliaferro, a former Baltimore Colts football player. In the tradition of Jane Addams' Hull House in Chicago, the LSC became Baltimore's first settlement house and recreation facility for low-income children from the Harlem Park neighborhood and surrounding areas.

Extent

1.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Custodial History

The collection was originally part of the Citizens Planning and Housing Association (CPHA) records, which were donated to the University of Baltimore by Nancy Roberts, former CPHA Executive Director, on November 24, 1980.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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