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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- Subject: African Americans -- Segregation -- Maryland -- Baltimore X
- World War, 1939-1945 3
- African Americans in the professions 2
- Baltimore businesses 2
- Science -- Vocational guidance 2
- Technology -- Vocational guidance 2
- Women -- Employment -- Maryland 2
- African American physicians 1
- Baltimore (Md.) -- Race relations 1
- Buildings -- Maryland -- Baltimore 1
- Career development 1
- Children -- Health and hygiene 1
- City planning 1
- Civil rights demonstrations 1
- Civil service 1
- Depressions -- 1929 1
- Engineering -- Vocational guidance 1
- House construction 1
- Industrial management 1
- Maryland -- Politics and government 1
- Public health 1
- Real estate development 1
- Recreation 1
- Restaurants 1
- Social work with children 1
- Suburbs -- Maryland 1
- Urban renewal 1 ∧ less
- Baltimore (Md.). City Department of Recreation and Parks. Bureau of Recreation 1
- Children's Playground Association (Baltimore, Md.) 1
- Glenn L. Martin Company 1
- Playground Athletic League (Baltimore, Md.) 1
- White Tower (Firm) 1