Politics and government
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
This collection documents the activities of the Commission on Government Efficiency and Economy in Baltimore, Maryland between 1929 and 1974. Materials are mainly textual and include organizational records and articles of incorporation, meeting minutes of the board of trustees and the executive committee, correspondence, adminstrative files, financial records, research reports, newspaper clippings covering Baltimore local issues and related national topics, and publications.
The French Posters and Newspapers collections contains newspapers, broadsides, and clippings concerning the collapse of Louis Philippe's government in France, the subsequent but futile attempts by General Covaignac to crush the popular uprising, and the national elections of 1848 that precipitated the rise of the French monarchist Louis Napoleon to power.
The Kurt L. Schmoke Photographs collection contains photographs taken by Robert Breck Chapman showing Kurt L. Schmoke during his time as Mayor of Baltimore City. The photographs document Schmoke's public engagements and outreach to Baltimore's neighborhoods and communities in the 1990s during the middle of his 12-year term as Mayor of the City of Baltimore. Portions of the collection have been digitized and can be viewed in the digital exhibit.
The Mary Risteau Papers document aspects of Risteau's life and memory through the collection of clippings, correspondence, memorabilia, and other materials dating between 1846 and 1990. This collection includes correspondence, magazine and newspaper clippings, travel souvenirs, articles by Risteau, a poster, yearbook, photographs, and books. Formats are primarily textual, but also include still image materials.
This collection contains 140 original pen and ink drawings covering William Donald Schaefer's years as Mayor of Baltimore and Governor of Maryland created by editorial political cartoonists for The Baltimore Sun, Capitol Gazette, and other publications.
The Walter E. Black, Jr. Papers consist primarily of records concerning Judge Black’s involvement as an officer of the Baltimore City Republican Party between 1949 and 1970. Materials are mainly textual and include correspondence, campaign brochures, buttons, bumper stickers, broadsides and literature, publications, financial records, minutes, speeches, and talks. Visual materials include photographs and maps.