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A. Robert Kaufman Papers

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Identifier: R0135-ARK
Scope and Contents The A. Robert Kaufman Papers primarily document Kaufman’s involvement in left-wing political organizing in Baltimore, 1967-2006. The papers include copies of extensive FBI files recording Kaufman’s political activities from his time as a student at Goddard College in the 1950s to his participation in various political movements during the 1960s. Other significant documentation covers a broad range of political issues, including opposition to U.S. involvement in the Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan...
Dates: 1955-2008; Buk: 1967-2006

Betty Garman Robinson Papers

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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

Chester L. Wickwire Papers

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Identifier: R0031-CLW
Abstract Chester L. Wickwire (b. 1913 – d. 2008) was a social and political activist who advocated for civil rights and social welfare and fought against segregation in twentieth-century Baltimore, Maryland, and who was a Chaplain emeritus of Johns Hopkins University. This collection documents his work with Levering Hall YMCA at Johns Hopkins University, his position as Chaplain, and his social advocacy work.
Dates: 1886-1985

Dick V. Cook Papers

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Identifier: R0162-DVC
Abstract Richard V. "Dick" Cook was a community organizer, non-profit consultant, professor and director of the Social Work Community Outreach Service at the University of Maryland School of Social Work from 1995-2013, and director of the Greater Homewood Association in Baltimore during the 1970s. This collection documents Cook's work in community organizing, teaching, and non-profits. It contains his writings and manuscripts, research, collected materials, ephemera, teaching-related materials, and...
Dates: 1962-2016

Esther Lazarus Papers

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Identifier: R0040-EL
Scope and Contents This collection documents the work of Esther Lazarus (b.1900-d.1980). Lazarus began working at the Baltimore Department of Social Services in 1938, and she served as the director from 1953 until her retirement in 1968. The majority of the collection documents Lazarus' time with the Baltimore Department of Social Services, but it also documents her positions with and contributions to various others organizations and programs. The collection includes a photograph dated 1915-1920 of Esther...
Dates: 1915-1980; Bulk: 1950-1979

Eva Anderson's Baltimore Dance Theater Collection

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Identifier: R0163-BDT
Abstract Eva Anderson was the artistic director of the Baltimore Dance Theater, which later became Eva Anderson Dancers, Ltd. Anderson’s choreography aimed to perpetuate American dance with a special emphasis African-American dance forms. The Dance Theater performed primarily in Baltimore and the Maryland area, but also traveled around the U.S. and the world. One of Anderson’s dances, “The Elephant,” was originally performed at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Zoo in Washington, D.C. This...
Dates: circa 1970-2016

Fred E. Weisgal Papers

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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

Hans Froelicher Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: R0052-HF
Scope and Contents The collection consists of personal and working papers of Hans Froelicher, Jr., as well as the papers of his wife, Frances Morton Froelicher. Materials include correspondence, newspaper clippings, writings, and photographs; topics include The Park School and the Citizens Planning and Housing Association.
Dates: 1890-1976

Helen Delich Bentley Papers

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Identifier: R0051-HDB
Scope and Contents The Helen Delich Bentley Papers span the dates 1945-1995. The collection documents the activities of Helen Delich Bentley, who was a maritime reporter for the Baltimore Sun, a television show producer, Chair of the Federal Maritime Commission between 1969 and 1975, and U.S. Congresswoman between 1985 and 1995. It also contains materials documenting Bentley’s political campaigns and materials related to Bentley’s time in international maritime business. Materials are mainly textual...
Dates: 1945-1995

Jaques Maroger Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: R0056-JM
Scope and Contents Photographs, books, other printed materials
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

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