Discrimination in housing
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Baltimore City Office of Civil Rights (now named The Office of Civil Rights and Wage Enforcement) is the city agency responsible for enforcing the federal and local civil rights laws and wage laws. The office includes three commissions and one board: the Community Relations Commission, the Mayor's Commission on Disabilities, the Wage Commission, and the Civilian Review Board. This collection documents the Community Relations Commissions’ work throughout the second half of the twentieth...
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
Abstract Fred E. Weisgal was an active Baltimore civil rights attorney, Israeli government official, and jazz musician. Mr. Weisgal’s career began in Baltimore in the 1940s when he fought and won a suit to admit black students to the Maryland Institute art school. He then joined the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) where he continued to fight for civil rights. Weisgal represented a number of noteworthy civil rights cases during his career in Baltimore before emigrating to Israel. This collection...
Dates: circa 1940-2008; Majority of material found within 1940-1991
Scope and Contents This collection contains six text transcripts of oral history interviews conducted with residents of the Reservoir Hill neighborhood in Baltimore, Maryland in 2010 by UB students. The Reservoir Hill neighborhood is traditionally defined as being bordered by North Avenue, Eutaw Place, Druid Park Lake Drive and Mount Royal Terrace. Topics discussed during the interviews include the Baltimore City SCOPE programs that helped homebuyers purchase and rehabilitate city-owned houses in the early 2000s,...
Dates: 2010 October-November