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Baltimore City Office of Civil Rights Records

 Collection
Identifier: R0168-OCR
Abstract The Baltimore City Office of Civil Rights (now named The Office of Civil Rights and Wage Enforcement) is the city agency responsible for enforcing the federal and local civil rights laws and wage laws. The office includes three commissions and one board: the Community Relations Commission, the Mayor's Commission on Disabilities, the Wage Commission, and the Civilian Review Board. This collection documents the Community Relations Commissions’ work throughout the second half of the twentieth...
Dates: 1959-2017

Baltimore Neighborhoods, Incorporated Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: R0015-BNI
Scope and Contents Collection contains materials documenting the work and history of the Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc. organization between 1958 and 2018. It includes program descriptions and history, minutes, reports and financial statements, surveys, tenants' manuals, correspondence, reports and studies, and newsletters. Also included are papers of the Research Advisory Committee and the Leadership Council for Fair Housing in Maryland. Also present are outreach materials, photographs, artifacts, audiovisual VHS...
Dates: 1958-2018; 1967-1970

Fred E. Weisgal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: R0161-FEW
Abstract Fred E. Weisgal was an active Baltimore civil rights attorney, Israeli government official, and jazz musician. Mr. Weisgal’s career began in Baltimore in the 1940s when he fought and won a suit to admit black students to the Maryland Institute art school. He then joined the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) where he continued to fight for civil rights. Weisgal represented a number of noteworthy civil rights cases during his career in Baltimore before emigrating to Israel. This collection...
Dates: circa 1940-2008; Majority of material found within Bulk dates: 1940-1991

Northeast Community Organization Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: R0087-NECO
Scope and Contents The Northeast Community Organization Records documents the work of the community organization between 1969 and 1979. Subjects of note included in this collection are Baltimore community organizing, neighborhood improvement associations, and housing discrimination. Materials are mainly textual and include meeting minutes, correspondence, subject files, financial records, flyers, newsletters, and organizational records related to staff and the office of the president. Also present are visual...
Dates: 1969-1979

Reservoir Hill Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: R0103-RHOH
Scope and Contents This collection contains six text transcripts of oral history interviews conducted with residents of the Reservoir Hill neighborhood in Baltimore, Maryland in 2010 by UB students. The Reservoir Hill neighborhood is traditionally defined as being bordered by North Avenue, Eutaw Place, Druid Park Lake Drive and Mount Royal Terrace. Topics discussed during the interviews include the Baltimore City SCOPE programs that helped homebuyers purchase and rehabilitate city-owned houses in the early 2000s,...
Dates: 2010 October-November

Southeast Development, Inc. Records

 Collection
Identifier: R0109-SDI
Scope and Contents The Southeast Development, Inc. Records document the work of Souteast Development, Inc. between 1974 and 2013. The organization is a residential and commercial property development company founded in 1975 as an outgrowth of the Southeast Community Organization. Materials in this collection include records related to properties and projects in Southeast Baltimore, work plans, budgets, reports and studies, and SDI organization history documentation.
Dates: 1974-2013

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