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Butchers Hill Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: R0179-BHA
Scope and Contents The collection documents the actions and business of the Butchers Hill Association, a neighborhood civic group in southeast Baltimore City, from the late 1970s through 2020. Topics addressed within the collection include: land use, redevelopment, drug activity, vacant housing, absentee landlords, citizen inspectors, the Baltimore City Fair, work with the Community Law Center and SECO, Patterson Park improvements, and annual events like flea markets, open houses, and garden tours.
Dates: 1970s-2020

Citizens Housing Council of Baltimore Records

 Collection
Identifier: R0027-CHCB
Scope and Contents This collection documents the early activities and history of the Citizens Housing Council, an organization of social workers who advocated for improvements for low-income housing in Baltimore, Maryland, between 1940 until its merger with the Citizens Planning & Redevelopment Association in 1941. Materials are mainly textual and include meeting minutes from the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee, bylaws, resolutions, newsletters, documentation of the organization's merger,...
Dates: 1940-1941

Tenants Union Group Records

 Collection
Identifier: R0122-TUG
Scope and Contents The Tenants Union Group Records collection documents the south Baltimore citizens' community group that protested unwarranted evictions and advocated for renters' needs and landlord repairs to properties. Materials include organizational records and meeting minutes, posters, a scrapbook, vacant house surveys, correspondence, rent control literature, and complaint sheets. Photographs and negatives are also present in the collection.
Dates: 1910-1975