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Betty Garman Robinson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: R0157-BGR
Abstract Betty Garman Robinson was a community organizer in Baltimore, Maryland from the 1970s until her passing in 2020. She has contributed to multiple nonprofit and grassroots organizations including Citizens Planning and Housing Association (CPHA), Baltimore Neighborhood Collaborative (BNC), Save Middle East Action Committee (SMEAC), Northeast Good Neighbors (NEGN), and others. In 2003, Robinson was awarded an Open Society Institute Fellowship to teach the history of social justice and community...
Dates: 1983-2017

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 1940-1991

Walter Sondheim, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: R0131-WS
Abstract This collection documents the work of Walter Sondheim Jr. (b.1908 – d. 2007) who was a Baltimore civic leader known for his roles in the redevelopment of downtown Baltimore City and the desegregation of Baltimore City schools.
Dates: 1942-1994

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