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Greater Baltimore Housing Development Corporation Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: R0047-GBHDC
Scope and Contents The Greater Baltimore Housing Development Corporation Records contains records documenting rebuilding housing, urban renewal, housing construction and rehabilitation between 1965 and 1975. The collection includes records that focus on efforts to rebuild "slot housing" on Carey Street and apartment houses in Shipley Hill. Also included are records on housing construction on Fulton Avenue, rehabilitation of the Gay Street urban renewal area, and relocation housing for displaced African...
Dates: 1965-1975

Mount Royal Improvement Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: R0078-MRIA
Scope and Contents

The collection documents the actions and business of the Mount Royal Improvement Association between 1928 and 1979. The collection includes meeting minutes, correspondence, newsletters, membership lists, financial records, flyers, legal briefs, newspaper clippings, maps, blueprints, and a scrapbook in addition to subject files.

Dates: 1928-1979

Mount Washington Improvement Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: R0084-MWIA
Abstract

The Mount Washington Improvement Association is a neighborhood association serving Mount Washington in Baltimore City. This collection documents the history and work of the association between 1894-1996.

Dates: 1894-1996

Movement Against Destruction Records

 Collection
Identifier: R0062-MAD
Scope and Contents Collection documents the activities of the Movement Against Destruction (MAD) coaltion of community groups between 1968 and 1988 as they organized against the proposed construction of expressway highways through neighborhoods in Baltimore, Maryland. Materials are mainly textual and include publications, meeting minutes, correspondence, legal briefs, newspaper clippings, press releases, newsletters, brochures, research files, records documenting public hearings and testimonies, reports. Also...
Dates: 1968-1988

Southeast Council Against the Road Records

 Collection
Identifier: R0108-SCAR
Scope and Contents The Southeast Council Against the Road Records document the activities and organization of the community coalition in their efforts to prevent the proposed East-West Highway from routing through Baltimore neighborhoods in the 1960s and 1970. The collection also includes materials related to their partnerships with other community organizations, their work related to historic neighborhood preservation, and other functions. Materials include articles of incorporation for community...
Dates: 1959-1992

Thomas H. Ward Papers

 Collection
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

Urban Renewal Files

 Collection — Box: 2
Identifier: R0124-URF
Scope and Contents

The Urban Renewal Files collection contains 2 boxes that include correspondence, speeches, articles, newspaper clippings, community flyers and pamphlets, community organizing materials, and legislation related to the issue of urban renewal at the municipal, state, and national levels between 1960 and 1970. Urban renewal efforts and neighborhood preservation initiatives were prominant community concerns in Baltimore City throughout this time period.

Dates: 1960-1970

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

Waterfront Coalition Records

 Collection
Identifier: R0126-WC
Abstract

The Waterfront Coalition was a citizens community group that formed in 1987 and monitored waterfront development in Baltimore City and its effect on Baltimore neighborhoods, communities, and businesses. It represented the interests of homeowners and businesses in Fells Point, Canton, Butchers Hill, and other neighborhoods. This collection contains materials documenting the activities and interests of the Coalition throughout the late 1980s until it dissolved in approximately 2015.

Dates: 1985-2017

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