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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; 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

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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

David H. Hugel Papers

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Identifier: R0139-DH
Abstract David H. Hugel earned his Juris Doctor degree in 1973 and Master of Science in Criminal Justice in 1977 from the University of Baltimore. He worked as a reporter in Baltimore and in public relations on several political campaigns. His legal career included positions with the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration, American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators, and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration among others. A Vietnam veteran, Hugel has written extensively about veterans...
Dates: 1944-2021

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

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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 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

Mary Risteau Papers

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Identifier: R0077-MR
Scope and Contents The Mary Risteau Papers document aspects of Risteau's life and memory through the collection of clippings, correspondence, memorabilia, and other materials dating between 1846 and 1990. This collection includes correspondence, magazine and newspaper clippings, travel souvenirs, articles by Risteau, a poster, yearbook, photographs, and books. Formats are primarily textual, but also include still image materials.
Dates: 1846-1990

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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