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American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland Records

 Collection
Identifier: R0002-ACLU
Abstract

This collection documents the history and work of the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland between 1919 and 2019 and includes case files, correspondence, reports, publications, clippings, and programs. Notably the collection contains materials related to the nonprofit’s work regarding discrimination, housing, education, employment, gender, and other issues in Maryland.

Dates: 1919-2019

Baltimore City Office of Civil Rights Records

 Collection
Identifier: R0168-OCR
Abstract The Baltimore City Office of Civil Rights (now named The Office of Civil Rights and Wage Enforcement) is the city agency responsible for enforcing the federal and local civil rights laws and wage laws. The office includes three commissions and one board: the Community Relations Commission, the Mayor's Commission on Disabilities, the Wage Commission, and the Civilian Review Board. This collection documents the Community Relations Commissions’ work throughout the second half of the twentieth...
Dates: 1959-2017

Baltimore Neighborhoods, Incorporated Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: R0015-BNI
Scope and Contents Collection contains materials documenting the work and history of the Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc. organization between 1958 and 2018. It includes program descriptions and history, minutes, reports and financial statements, surveys, tenants' manuals, correspondence, reports and studies, and newsletters. Also included are papers of the Research Advisory Committee and the Leadership Council for Fair Housing in Maryland. Also present are outreach materials, photographs, artifacts, audiovisual...
Dates: 1958-2018; 1967-1970

Baltimore Urban Renewal and Housing Authority Records

 Collection — Box: Unprocessed 1
Identifier: R0019-BURHA
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials documenting the history and work of the Baltimore Urban Renewal and Housing Agency (BURHA) between 1962 and 1967. Materials are mainly textual and include Commission meeting minutes, Design Advisory Panel meeting minutes, fiscal and budget information, correspondence, press releases, reports, project and grants information, publications, and other material submitted to members of the agency’s governing commission.

Dates: 1962-1967

Betty Garman Robinson Papers

 Collection
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

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

Citizens Planning and Housing Association Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: R0032-CPHA
Scope and Content Note This collection documents the activities and functions of the Citizens Planning and Housing Association (CPHA) in Baltimore, Maryland between 1936 and 2010. It contains a significant amount of materials documenting the organization and history of CPHA, committees work, conferences and seminars, the office of the president, the executive director's files, research initiatives, the functions of the Baltimore County office, photographs and media dating 1941 to 1997, collected artifacts, various...
Dates: 1936-2010, bulk 1941-2010

Concerned Citizens for Butchers Hill Records

 Collection
Identifier: R0021-CCBH
Scope and Contents

The Concerned Citizens for Butchers Hill Records documents the history and functions of the community organization between 1977 and 1997. Materials are mainly textual and include articles of incorporation, meeting minutes, correspondence, financial records, publications, deeds, grants, and subject files relating to neighborhood and homeownership topics. Some subjects of note include tenants issues, rent, property taxes, section 8 housing, construction, zoning, and mortages.

Dates: 1977-1997

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

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Boitnott, Carolyn 3
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Basilica of the Assumption (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Braun, Beth 1
Chapman, Robert Breck 1
Citizens Housing Council of Baltimore 1
City of Baltimore Community Action Agency 1
Concerned Citizens for Butchers Hill (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Dugan, Hammond J. 1
Dugan, Pierre C. 1
Eubie Blake Cultural Arts Center (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute and Cultural Center 1
Fells Point Planning Council (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Health & Welfare Council of Maryland 1
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions 1
Konheim, Rena 1
Leadership Council for Fair Housing in Maryland 1
Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations 1
Maryland Branch, American Civil Liberties Union 1
Model Urban Neighborhood Demonstration (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Neighborhood Development Corporation 1
New Cathedral Cemetery (Baltimore, Md.) 1
New Town Non-Profit Housing Corporation 1
Nix, Elizabeth M. (Elizabeth Morrow), 1964- 1
Northeast Community Organization (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Northeast Real Estate Conservation Program 1
Peaker, Harry 1
Pierre C. Dugan & Nephew, Inc. 1
Pond, Virginia 1
Potts, Efrem E. 1
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Robinson, Betty Garman, 1939 - 2020 1
Robinson, Chartruse 1
Schmoke, Kurt L. 1
Sea Host, Inc. 1
Shulman, Arthur 1
Sondheim, Walter, Jr., 1908-2007 1
Southeast Community Organization (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Southeast Council Against the Road (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Southeast Development, Inc. (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Tenants' Union Group (Baltimore, Md.) 1
United States. Office of Economic Opportunity 1
Weisgal, Fred, 1919-1991 1
Westinghouse Corporation 1
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