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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...
Abstract Betty Garman Robinson has been a community organizer in Baltimore, Maryland since the 1970s. 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 organizing in...
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Scope and Contents This collection documents Richard “Dick” V. [Victor] Cook’s work in community organizing through his career as an organizer, consultant, and professor of social work. The collection contains personal papers and research files related to community organizing, citizen participation, the Civil Rights Movement, the anti-war movement, and nonviolence. This collection also contains his writings and manuscripts, research, collected materials, ephemera, teaching-related materials, and...