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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

Greater Baltimore Housing Development Corporation Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: R0047-GBHDC
Scope and Contents The Greater Baltimore Housing Development Corporation Records contains records documenting rebuilding housing, urban renewal, housing construction and rehabilitation between 1965 and 1975. The 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...
Dates: 1965-1975

Thomas J. D'Alesandro, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: R0121-TJD
Scope and Contents The Thomas J. D'Alesandro, Jr. Papers document the work and activities of Thomas J. D'Alesandro, Jr. and covers his public career serving as U. S. Representative and Mayor of Baltimore between 1927 and 1969. The collection includes biograpical materials, speeches, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, and artifacts. Also present are publications and other items related to D'Alsandro's public life in Baltimore City and Maryland politics.The collection covers D'Alesandro's public...
Dates: 1927-1969

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