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African Americans -- Segregation -- Maryland -- Baltimore

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Bureau of Recreation photograph collection

Identifier: 1966.3

The Bureau of Recreation photograph collection comprises four boxes of photographic prints and some film negatives depicting activities sponsored by the Baltimore Bureau of Recreation, the Playground Athletic League, and the Children’s Playground Association from 1911 to 1936.

Dates: 1911-1936

Glenn L. Martin oral history collection

Identifier: OH GLM

The Glenn L. Martin oral history collection contains interviews with four women who worked for the Glenn L. Martin aircraft company during World War II. Interviewed between 1995-1996, the narrators discuss how they came to live in Baltimore, their housing communities and jobs in the plant, and the overall effect of World War II on the home front.

Dates: 1995 August 9 -1996 April 4

Growing Suburbs oral history collection

Identifier: OH GS

The Growing Suburbs oral history collection contains seven interviews with individuals with knowledge or first-hand experience of the suburbanization that took place around Baltimore following World War II, circa 1950-1970. The narrators include city planners, developers, and Baltimore citizens who left the city for the suburbs.

Dates: 1995 January 26-October 13

"Heroes, Just Like You" oral history collection

Identifier: OH HJLY

The "Heroes, Just Like You" oral history collection includes interviews with three individuals working in the sciences in the Baltimore area from approximately the 1970s through to the early 1990s. The focus of the interviews is on educational background, upbringing, and how and why each came to his work and position at the time of the recording.

Dates: 1992 October 21- November 22

Penn-North oral history collection

Identifier: OH PN
Abstract The Penn-North oral history collection is a series of interviews revolving around the residential and retail experiences in the Penn-North neighborhood of Baltimore in the early to mid-1900s. The interviews cover a range of topics, including housing developement, employment opportunities, entertainment options, ethnic makeups, the civil rights movement, political activity, and rising crime. As interviewer Elaine Eff puts it in her interview with Umberto "Bert" Correlli and Alan Christian,...
Dates: 1985 June 13-1994 June 18

Science and Technology oral history collection

Identifier: OH ST

This collection comprises 5 oral history interviews focused on those working in the science and technology fields. All subjects worked in the Baltimore area during the 1970s-early-1990s. Materials include audio recordings.

Dates: 1988 October 16-1995 January 15

Secretaries in the 1940s oral history collection

Identifier: OH SEC

This oral history collection contains interviews with ten women, between 1992-1994, who worked as secretaries in the 1940s. Their places of work included the Social Security Administration, law firms, the National Art Gallery, high schools, and hospitals, among others. The narrators discuss work and life during World War II, as well as what it was like to be a woman working in male-dominated professions.

Dates: 1992 September 8- 1994 March 2

White Tower Restaurant oral history collection

Identifier: OH WTR

This oral history collection contains interviews with 27 employees and customers of the White Tower restaurant in Baltimore, a hamburger fast food chain, circa 1993-1994. Narrators discuss their memories of White Tower and the social change that took place amid the civil rights movement.

Dates: 1993 October 18 - 1994 October 26