Found in 110 Collections and/or Records:
The Tenants Union Group Records collection documents the south Baltimore citizens' community group that protested unwarranted evictions and advocated for renters' needs and landlord repairs to properties. Materials include organizational records and meeting minutes, posters, a scrapbook, vacant house surveys, correspondence, rent control literature, and complaint sheets. Photographs and negatives are also present in the collection.
The Thomas J. S. Waxter, Jr. Papers include correspondence, files, reports, publications, and notes. The pre-1962 papers include professional correspondence, a social welfare book draft, anonymous history of Baltimore city hospitals, scrapbooks, tapes and transcripts, research note cards, and annual reports. Most of the papers after 1962 concern an unpublished draft of a biography of Waxter by David Bremner.
The United Fund of Central Maryland Records contains 30 oversized scrapbooks with clippings, publicity, and and index of associated charities. The collection documents the work of the predecssor organizaiton, the Community Fund of Baltimore or the Community Chest of Baltimore.
The Urban Renewal Files collection contains 2 boxes that include correspondence, speeches, articles, newspaper clippings, community flyers and pamphlets, community organizing materials, and legislation related to the issue of urban renewal at the municipal, state, and national levels between 1960 and 1970. Urban renewal efforts and neighborhood preservation initiatives were prominant community concerns in Baltimore City throughout this time period.
Walter Sondheim, Jr. Papers document 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.
The Waterfront Coalition was a citizens community group that formed in 1987 and monitored waterfront development in Baltimore City and its effect on Baltimore neighborhoods, communities, and businesses. It represented the interests of homeowners and businesses in Fells Point, Canton, Butchers Hill, and other neighborhoods. This collection contains materials documenting the activities and interests of the Coalition throughout the late 1980s until it dissolved in approximately 2015.
Women’s Union of Baltimore Collection includes one box of textual materials primarily related to Women's Union of Baltimore group discussions that took place between 1973 and 1980. Examples of these records include meeting notes, handwritten correspondence between group members, circulars for conferences and events, and subject files for related causes.