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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

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

Mary Ellen Hayward Papers

 Collection
Identifier: R0175-MEH
Scope and Contents Note The Mary Ellen Hayward Papers include textual records and photographic materials documenting the work and activities of Mary Ellen Hayward (1947-2020), a public historian and preservationist who advocated for Baltimore historical neighborhoods. Throughout her career as a public historian, Hayward studied Baltimore City architecture including the history of row houses and alley houses, architecture, and neighborhood histories. The collection materials include textual and...
Dates: circa 1975-2010

Mary Owings Miller Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: R0075-MOM
Scope and Contents The Mary Owings Miller Papers primarily documents Mary Owings Miller's activities as a poet, editor, and publisher. The collection includes writings, manuscripts, proofs, reviews, correspondence, and financial and business records related to the 'Contemporary Poetry' publication and other publications work. Also present are personal papers related to Miller's writings and life. These include published works, photographs, personal correspondence, newspaper clippings, and certificates and...
Dates: 1918-1972; Bulk dates: 1937-1972