Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 109 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection documents the history, functions, and projects of the Baltimore Industrial Development Commission in Baltimore, Maryland between 1971 and 1975. The collection include materials relating to the Commission's functions and committee work, projects related to local businesses and the City of Baltimore, and newspaper clippings. Materials are mainly textual and include meeting minutes, project reports, reference files, correspondence, organizational, administrative and financial...
Abstract From 1978 through 1981, the Baltimore Neighborhood Heritage Project (BNHP) recorded and collected oral histories from longtime residents of seven Baltimore neighborhoods -- Highlandtown, Hampden, Park Heights, Little Italy, South Baltimore, Old West Baltimore, and East Baltimore--and with workers in and around the Port of Baltimore. These oral histories attempted to uncover information about select aspects of neighborhood life and the experience of neighborhood residents from the perspective of...
Scope and Contents Collection contains materials documenting the work and history of the Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc. organization between 1958 and 2018. It includes program descriptions and history, minutes, reports and financial statements, surveys, tenants' manuals, correspondence, reports and studies, and newsletters. Also included are papers of the Research Advisory Committee and the Leadership Council for Fair Housing in Maryland. Also present are outreach materials, photographs, artifacts, audiovisual VHS...
Dates: 1958-2018; 1967-1970
Scope and Contents The collection consists of newsletters, minutes, reports, correspondence, research and reference materials relating to solid waste disposal in Baltimore City between 1985 and 2004. Topics of note include city recycling, composting, landfills, and legislation. Materials are mainly textual. The collection also includes photographs and audiovisual materials.
Dates: 1985-2004; 1990 - 1994
Scope and Contents The collection includes administrative records of BRISC, including grant applications, correspondence, planning reports, subject files, oral history transcripts, and published material.
Dates: 1973 - 1984
Scope and Content Note The Baltimore Sixty-Eight Riots Collection contains 68 oral history interviews conducted for the "Baltimore '68: Riots and Rebirth" project, as well as project documentation including notes, interview materials, correspondence and oral history interview forms. Of the 68 interviews, 66 include text transcripts of each interview and 12 interviews include digital audio recordings. The oral history interviews in this collection were conducted between 2006 and 2008 in the Baltimore, Maryland region...
Dates: circa 2006-2008
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials documenting the history and work of the Baltimore Urban Renewal and Housing Agency (BURHA) between 1962 and 1967. Materials are mainly textual and include Commission meeting minutes, Design Advisory Panel meeting minutes, fiscal and budget information, correspondence, press releases, reports, project and grants information, publications, and other material submitted to members of the agency’s governing commission.
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials documenting the history and work of the Baltimore Voices Company, a theatre project connected to the Baltimore Neighborhood Heritage Project (BNHP), between 1977 and 1982. The Baltimore Voices Company's theatrical play was performed in Baltimore in 1980. Materials in the collection include oral history audio recordings, transcripts of interviews, biographical sketches, publications, posters, correspondence, writings, musical sheets, and brochures. The...
Scope and Contents This collection contains organizational records documenting functions of the Belvedere Hotel between 1904 and 1970. It includes a sampling of correspondence, minutes, contracts, financial records, appraisals, and operational records (including guest ledgers, banquet records, personnel files, purchasing records and other similar records) of the Belvedere Hotel Corporation and the Sheraton Belvedere Corporation which purchased the Belvedere Hotel in 1946.
Abstract Betty Garman Robinson was a community organizer in Baltimore, Maryland from the 1970s until her passing in 2020. 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...