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Chester L. Wickwire Papers

 Collection
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

Eva Anderson's Baltimore Dance Theater Collection

 Collection
Identifier: R0163-BDT
Abstract Eva Anderson was the artistic director of the Baltimore Dance Theater, which later became Eva Anderson Dancers, Ltd. Anderson’s choreography aimed to perpetuate American dance with a special emphasis African-American dance forms. The Dance Theater performed primarily in Baltimore and the Maryland area, but also traveled around the U.S. and the world. One of Anderson’s dances, “The Elephant,” was originally performed at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Zoo in Washington, D.C. This...
Dates: circa 1970-2016

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

Jaques Maroger Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: R0056-JM
Scope and Contents Photographs, books, other printed materials
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

John A. Ahlers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: R0055-JAA
Scope and Contents Personal papers, photographs, artwork and architectural drawings.
Dates: 1895 - 1971; 1935 - 1957

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

Thomas J. D'Alesandro, Jr. Papers

 Collection
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

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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