Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
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 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 Note This collection includes 13 audio interviews on cassette tape, and 13 text interview transcripts, and indices to interviews. The interviews document the personal histories of longtime East Baltimore community activists and residents. Subjects of note include the Historic East Baltimore Community Action Coalition (HEBCAC) and other neighborhood improvement organizations, Middle-East Community organization, Bethlehem Steel, life during the Great Depression, World War II, the 1968 Riots, race and...
Abstract Eva Anderson was the artistic director of the Baltimore Dance Theater, which later became Eva Anderson Dancers, Ltd. Anderson’s choreography aimed to perpetuate American dance with a special emphasis African-American dance forms. The Dance Theater performed primarily in Baltimore and the Maryland area, but also traveled around the U.S. and the world. One of Anderson’s dances, “The Elephant,” was originally performed at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Zoo in Washington, D.C. This...
Dates: circa 1970-2016
Scope and Contents Note Jo Ann Robinson, Professor of History at Morgan State University, collected the materials in this collection while active as a parent volunteer at Barclay Elementary-Middle School. A major portion of the material informed oral interviews conducted by Robinson with Gertrude Williams and Williams’ associates, resulting in the book, "Education As My Agenda: Gertrude Williams, Race and the Baltimore Public Schools" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2005). This collection consists of reports,...
Scope and Contents Fifty taped interviews with specialists on various aspects of Chesapeake Bay history from the colonial period to present day. The interviews were conducted by Fred Hopkins and Joe Goldenberg. The recordings have not been transcribed.
Dates: 1979 - 1980
Collection — Box 1 Unprocessed
Collection — Box Unknown 1
Scope and Contents The Stone Hill in Hampden Collection contains 47 audio interviews conducted with long-time residents of Hampden in Baltimore, Maryland who reside in the stone houses known as Stone Hill. Interviews were conducted by Guy Hollyday between 1986 and 1993. The collection includes audio cassette tapes and text excerpts of the interviews created and used by Mr. Hollyday for his book, 'Stone Hill: The People and Their Stories.' Collection also includes digitized copies of materials.
Collection — Multiple Containers