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Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc.

This exhibit provides an introduction to the work of Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc. (BNI) around issues of racial integration in housing and tenants' rights from the 1950s to the 2000s.

Established in 1958, Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc. was formed to promote an open housing market and viable integrated neighborhoods in the Baltimore …

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Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc.

Baltimore Voices Company

This exhibit provides an introduction to the Baltimore Voices Company (BVC) collection, a public history project from the early 1980s.

The Baltimore Voices Company was a collaboration between the Baltimore Neighborhood Heritage Project (BNHP) and the Baltimore Theatre Project to produce a play about Baltimore neighborhoods. To create the …

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Baltimore Voices Company

Blakeslee-Lane Photographs

This collection of photographic prints and negatives contains images of Baltimore buildings, monuments, and street scenes taken by Blakeslee-Lane, Inc. 

Blakeslee-Lane was founded by two former Baltimore News photographers, George Walton Blakeslee, Sr. and Horace P. Lane, who opened a studio at 106 East Pleasant Street in 1931. In …

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Blakeslee-Lane Photographs

East Baltimore Oral History

This oral history collection documents life in the neighborhoods of East Baltimore during the 20th century. The project was created by Dr. Jessica Elfenbein in the fall of 1997 for an undergraduate seminar in public history. University of Baltimore students interviewed community activists, business owners, and longtime residents. …

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East Baltimore Oral History

Guides to Archival Collections

This is a set of guides to the archival collections in University of Baltimore's Langsdale Library. Collection guides, also known as finding aids, are documents that describe collections of personal papers, organizational records, or other materials in the archives. We encourage all researchers to use these guides to gain a better …

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Guides to Archival Collections

About the collections



These collections are a sampling of materials drawn from the holdings of Langsdale Library's Special Collections Department.

Highlighted here is a mix of textual and photographic documentation related to the University of Baltimore and to the local history of Baltimore, Maryland in the 20th century.

For more information about using our collections or to schedule a research appointment, please view our website.
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