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Betty Garman Robinson Papers

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

Church Women United of Greater Baltimore Records

Identifier: R0035-CWU
Scope and Content Note This collection documents the activities of the Church Women United of Greater Baltimore between approximately 1926 and 1996. The collection includes organizational records representative of the functions and administration of the group. Materials include newsletters, brochures, correspondence, reports, financial statements, statistics, membership lists, public relations information, photographs, and materials related to events and programming. Some significant topics represented in this...
Dates: 1926-1996

Esther Lazarus Papers

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

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

Helen Delich Bentley Papers

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...
Dates: 1945-1995

League of Women Voters of Baltimore City Records

Identifier: R0061-LWV
Abstract The League of Women Voters of Baltimore City is a nonpartisan political organization which works to research and educate the public of local, state, and national policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. The League provides Voters Services and education through its programs. This collection documents the history and administrative functions of the League of Women Votes of Baltimore City. It includes administrative files, annual meeting materials, research...
Dates: 1919-2019

Mary Risteau Papers

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

Midtown Academy Records

Identifier: R0073-MID
Scope and Contents The Midtown Academy Records contains records from Sarah Fawcett-Lee, a former president of the nonprofit Midtown Academy, Inc., and founding members of the organization, Wendy Samet and Elizabeth Nix. The records relate to Midtown Academy, a public K-8 charter school in Baltimore, Maryland, and the governing nonprofit's work and functions. The collection documents administrative work, board meetings, fundraising, an oral history project, volunteer work, and governance related work. Materials...
Dates: 1996-2006

Mitchell Family Collection

Identifier: R0155-MFC
Scope and Contents This collection contains three pamphlets documenting various programs, memorials, and events dated between 1979 and 1984 for members of the Mitchell family, a prominant Baltimore family of NAACP leaders, civil rights activists, and public officials and lawyers. The three programs are: One memorial program for Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr., 1984 One "101st U.S. Senator," Sixty-eight birthday dinner program, 1979 One program honoring the life of...
Dates: 1979-1984

Patricia McDonald Research Papers

Identifier: R0097-PM
Scope and Contents

The Patricia McDonald Research Papers contains the research materials on women in 19th century Baltimore which Patricia McDonald collected, created, and used for her 1976 dissertation. Some materials include newspaper surveys, books, census materials, head of household indexes, and research related to cities and towns in Maryland such as Baltimore, Frederick, and Hagerstown.

Dates: 1970-1976

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Church Women United 1
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Corpus Christi-Jenkins Memorial Church (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Eva Anderson Dancers, Ltd. (Baltimore, Md.) 1
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National American Woman Suffrage Association 1
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Planned Parenthood of Maryland 1
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Robinson, Betty Garman, 1939 - 2020 1
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University of Maryland at Baltimore. School of Social Work and Community Planning 1
University of Maryland, College Park 1
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WMAR-TV (Television station: Baltimore, Md.) 1
Wallace, Rob 1
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