Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
The Baltimore City Fair, Inc. Records documents the work of the organization that managed the Baltimore City Fair between 1970 and 1991. The collection consists primarily of financial records, but also includes newspaper clippings.
The collection contains a data set of neighborhood surveys conducted in 1983 by Matthew Crenson for his book, "Neighborhood Politics." The Data set series documents neighborhoods throughout Baltimore City. The Publications series includes community and neighborhood profiles for various locations in the city dated 1980-1996. This series also includes documentation from 1999 on the proposed structure of the "Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Center."
The collection documents the actions and business of the Butchers Hill Association, a neighborhood civic group in southeast Baltimore City, from the late 1970s through 2020. Topics addressed within the collection include: land use, redevelopment, drug activity, vacant housing, absentee landlords, citizen inspectors, the Baltimore City Fair, work with the Community Law Center and SECO, Patterson Park improvements, and annual events like flea markets, open houses, and garden tours.
The collection includes copies of early Olmsted planning documents and early photographs of the community. The bulk of the collection consists of organizational records of the community association. Materials include newsletters, meeting books, membership directories, scrapbooks, newspaper articles, reports, association correspondence, maps, and presentation boards for various community projects.
The Concerned Citizens for Butchers Hill Records documents the history and functions of the community organization between 1977 and 1997. Materials are mainly textual and include articles of incorporation, meeting minutes, correspondence, financial records, publications, deeds, grants, and subject files relating to neighborhood and homeownership topics. Some subjects of note include tenants issues, rent, property taxes, section 8 housing, construction, zoning, and mortages.
The Ednor Gardens-Lakeside Civic Association serves two adjacent neighborhoods in Baltimore City. It is one of the oldest civic associations in Baltimore and aims to serve the neighborhood and provide community development. This collection documents the Association’s activities and contains materials related to its history, organizational records, and community projects.