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A. Robert Kaufman Papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1955-2008; Bulk: 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

 Collection
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

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

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

Thomas H. Ward Papers

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Identifier: R0167-THW
Abstract

The collection documents the life and career of Thomas H. Ward, a former Baltimore Circuit Court judge, Baltimore City Councilman, president of Mount Royal Democratic Club, and founder of the Society for the Preservation of Federal Hill and Fells point. The collection includes materials related Urban Renewal in Baltimore and Ward's opposition to the proposed East-West Expressway in the 1960s.

Dates: 1952-2009

Walter Sondheim, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: R0131-WS
Abstract

Walter Sondheim, Jr. Papers document 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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