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Baltimore Economic Development Commission Records

 Collection
Identifier: R0009-BEDC
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials documenting the business and economic revitalization work of The Baltimore Economic Development Commission (BEDC) in Baltimore, Maryland between 1968 and 2010. Some significant topics included in the collection are urban renewal, transportation, development, local businesses, committee work, and government programs among others. Materials are mainly textual and include minutes, project reports, publications, reference materials, correspondence administrative...
Dates: 1968-2010

Baltimore Urban Renewal and Housing Authority Records

 Collection
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

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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

Citizens Housing Council of Baltimore Records

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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

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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

Greater Baltimore Housing Development Corporation Records

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Identifier: R0047-GBHDC
Scope and Contents By-laws, correspondence, minutes, contracts, legal papers, accounting records, cost estimates, newspaper clippings, mailing lists, membership lists, speeches, and housing plans. This 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 Americans in East...
Dates: 1965 - 1975

Model Urban Neighborhood Demonstration Records

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Identifier: R0082-MUND
Scope and Contents Policy papers, master plan, budget proposals, area socioeconomic surveys, project status reports, personnel records, press releases, photographs, graphics, and reference material.
Dates: 1967 - 1974

Mount Royal Improvement Association Records

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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

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Movement Against Destruction (Organization) 3
Baltimore (Md.). Urban Renewal and Housing Agency 2
Boitnott, Carolyn 2
Citizens Planning & Housing Association (Baltimore, Md.) 2
Greater Baltimore Committee, Inc. 2