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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

Polish Heritage Association of Maryland Records

 Collection
Identifier: R0095-PHA
Scope and Contents

The Polish Heritage Association of Maryland Records documents the organizations' activities supporting Polish cultural and educational programs between 1974 and 2012. Materials include bylaws, correspondence, publications, clippings, financial records, programs, activities and events, the Trumpeter newsletters, committees work records, and photographs and other media.

Dates: 1974-2012

Samuel Ready School Records

 Collection — Box: Published Material
Identifier: R0117-SRS
Scope and Contents

The Samuel Ready School Records document the history of the Samuel Ready School. The collection includes biographical information about Samuel Ready, and describes the history the school including the facilities and property, the administration, and the student body and alumni. Materials in the collection include minutes, correspondence, reports, student and teacher files, publications, photographs, newspaper clippings, and artifacts and memorabilia.

Dates: 1864-1977

Seton Hill Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: R0164-STN
Content Description The collection contains documentation on the Seton Hill neighborhood from the 1960s to the present, with the bulk of the records from the 1970s through the 1990s. Included are organizational records for the Seton Hill Neighborhood Association and Seton Hill Organizations Together (SHOT), as well as the historical research files of longtime neighborhood leader, Tom Kravitz. Types of records include newsletters, bylaws, meeting minutes, maps, historical narratives, photographs of buildings in...
Dates: 1960s-2010s; Majority of material found in 1970s-1990s

Southeast Community Organization Records

 Collection — Box: 5
Identifier: R0110-SECO
Scope and Contents The Southeast Community Organization Records collection documents the history and advocacy work of the community organization in Baltimore City between 1972 and 1996. Materials are mainly textual and include the organization's articles of incorporation, meeting minutes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, annual reports, financial records, newsletters, personnel files and publications. A notable subject is the interstate highway construction plans proposed to be built through...
Dates: 1972-1996

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

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Mikulski, Barbara 3
Movement Against Destruction (Organization) 3
Baltimore Heritage, Inc. 2
Southeast Council Against the Road (Baltimore, Md.) 2
Acreage Land Company (Baltimore, Md.) 1
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Archives of Maryland Polonia 1
Aull, Gloria 1
Baltimore (Md.). City Council 1
Baltimore (Md.). Commission for Historic and Architectural Preservation 1
Baltimore (Md.). Police Department 1
Baltimore (Md.). Urban Renewal and Housing Agency 1
Baltimore City. Office of Civil Rights 1
Baltimore Committee for Political Freedom 1
Baltimore Criminal Justice Commission 1
Baltimore Poe House and Museum 1
Baltimore YMCA 1
Boitnott, Carolyn 1
Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Baltimore 1
Citizens Housing Council of Baltimore 1
Citizens Planning & Housing Association (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Commission on Governmental Efficiency and Economy (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Community Association of Sudbrook Park 1
Cook, Dick V. 1
Criminal Justice Commission (Baltimore, Md.) 1
E.J. Gallagher Realty Company 1
Eastern Supply Company (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore (Md.) 1
Ednor Gardens-Lakeside Civic Association (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Fells Point Planning Council (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Froelicher, Frances Morton, 1912-1994 1
Froelicher, Hans, 1891-1976 1
Gallagher Construction Company (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Gallagher, Albert Norman 1
Gallagher, E. J. (Edward Joseph) 1
Gallagher, Edward Joseph, Jr. 1
Greater Baltimore Committee, Inc. 1
Greater Homewood Community Corporation 1
Hollowak, Thomas L. 1
Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance of Baltimore 1
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions 1
Johns Hopkins University. Levering Hall YMCA 1
Kaufman, A. Robert, 1931-2009 1
Kravitz, Tom 1
Legg Mason Realty Group (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Maryland Committee for Children 1
Maryland Committee for Group Day Care of Children 1
Maryland Committee for the Day Care of Children 1
Maryland Committee to Uphold the Public Accommodations Law 1
Maryland. Mass Transit Administration 1
McCloskey, Ann 1
Mitchell, Parren 1
Montebello Land Company (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Mount Royal Improvement Association 1
Mount Washington Improvement Association (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Murphy, John C. 1
Neighborhood Design Center (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Park School (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Paterakis, John, Sr. 1
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 1
Polish Heritage Association of Maryland 1
Ready, Samuel, 1789-1871 1
Robinson, Betty Garman, 1939 - 2020 1
Samuel Ready Scholarships, Inc. 1
Samuel Ready School (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Seton Hill Neighborhood Association (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Seton Hill Organizations Together (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Sondheim, Walter, Jr., 1908-2007 1
Southeast Community Organization (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Trustees of the Samuel Ready School for Female Orphans 1
Tyson, George 1
United Church of Christ 1
United States Commission on Civil Rights. Maryland Advisory Committee 1
Ward, Thomas H., 1927-2016 1
Waterfront Coaltition (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Weisgal, Fred, 1919-1991 1
Wickwire, Chester 1
YMCA of Greater Baltimore 1
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