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A. Robert Kaufman Papers

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Identifier: R0135-ARK
Scope and Contents The A. Robert Kaufman Papers primarily document Kaufman’s involvement in left-wing political organizing in Baltimore, 1967-2006. The papers include copies of extensive FBI files recording Kaufman’s political activities from his time as a student at Goddard College in the 1950s to his participation in various political movements during the 1960s. Other significant documentation covers a broad range of political issues, including opposition to U.S. involvement in the Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan...
Dates: 1955-2008; Buk: 1967-2006

Chester L. Wickwire Papers

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Identifier: R0031-CLW
Abstract Chester L. Wickwire (b. 1913 – d. 2008) was a social and political activist who advocated for civil rights and social welfare and fought against segregation in twentieth-century Baltimore, Maryland, and who was a Chaplain emeritus of Johns Hopkins University. This collection documents his work with Levering Hall YMCA at Johns Hopkins University, his position as Chaplain, and his social advocacy work.
Dates: 1886-1985

Esther Lazarus Papers

 Collection
Identifier: R0040-EL
Scope and Contents This collection documents the work of Esther Lazarus (b.1900-d.1980). Lazarus began working at the Baltimore Department of Social Services in 1938, and she served as the director from 1953 until her retirement in 1968. The majority of the collection documents Lazarus' time with the Baltimore Department of Social Services, but it also documents her positions with and contributions to various others organizations and programs. The collection includes a photograph dated 1915-1920 of Esther...
Dates: 1915-1980; Bulk: 1950-1979

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 1940-1991

Hans Froelicher Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: R0052-HF
Scope and Contents The collection consists of personal and working papers of Hans Froelicher, Jr., as well as the papers of his wife, Frances Morton Froelicher. Materials include correspondence, newspaper clippings, writings, and photographs; topics include The Park School and the Citizens Planning and Housing Association.
Dates: 1890-1976

Helen Delich Bentley Papers

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Identifier: R0051-HDB
Scope and Contents The Helen Delich Bentley Papers span the dates 1945-1995. The collection documents the activities of Helen Delich Bentley, who was a maritime reporter for the Baltimore Sun, a television show producer, Chair of the Federal Maritime Commission between 1969 and 1975, and U.S. Congresswoman between 1985 and 1995. It also contains materials documenting Bentley’s political campaigns and materials related to Bentley’s time in international maritime business. Materials are mainly textual...
Dates: 1945-1995

Thomas H. Ward Papers

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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

Thomas J. D'Alesandro, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: R0121-TJD
Scope and Contents Correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, speeches, publications, artifacts covering Thomas J. D'Alesandro, Jr.'s years serving as U. S. Representative and Mayor of Baltimore.
Dates: 1927-1969

Thomas J. S. Waxter, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: R0125-WAXTER
Scope and Contents Correspondence, files, reports, publications, and notes. The pre-1962 papers include professional correspondence, a social welfare book draft, anonymous history of Baltimore city hospitals, scrapbooks, tapes and transcripts, research note cards, and annual reports. Most of the papers after 1962 concern an unpublished draft of a biography of Waxter by David Bremner.
Dates: 1929 - 1976

Walter Sondheim, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: R0131-WS
Abstract This collection documents 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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