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Baltimore City Archives Photograph Collection

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Photographs, slides and contact sheets relating to various Baltimore City agencies that document work programs, neighborhoods, municipal activities and mayoral administrations.

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DateDescriptionSeries NameMSA Citation
Details1890-1980 Miscellaneous photographs not assigned to a separate record group.General Photograph Vertical FileBMS26-1
Details1955-1998Slides, contact sheets, and photographs relating to the Baltimore City Housing Authority and various mayoral administrations transferred to the Baltimore City Archives during the 1980s or 1990s. The Housing Authority images form the bulk of this collection and some subjects include urban revitalization, job skills/training classes, the Baltimore City Fairs (1970s) and Bolton Hill views from the 1950s. Numerous 35mm contact sheets from the Kurt Schmoke mayoral administration (low resolution; unsuitable for full-sized reproduction). A few photographs from the William Donald Schaefer administration are also included.

Material originally transferred to the Maryland State Archives in June 2003 as a deposit. Collection designated MSA SC 5501, boxed and inventoried. Transferred back to the Baltimore City Archives in April 2012.

Miscellaneous Photograph Collection [legacy accession number: MSA SC 5501] BMS26-2
Details1972-1996Black and white and color photographic prints depicting streetscenes and road damage throughout Baltimore. Compiled by the Department of Transportation, TEC Division, Survey Section, the images are foldered by street name. Department of Transportation photographsBMS26-3
Details1972-1980Photographs and slides of the shore line and floodplain areas surrounding the Baltimore harbor. Some images depicting the flooding caused by Hurricane Agnes in 1972. Random color slides showing city agency participation during the 1970s such as the Baltimore City Fair. Flood Plain Studies photographsBMS26-4
Details1972Documentary photographs depicting the housing in the neighborhhods of Old Town, Upton and Reservoir Hill. Department of Housing photographsBMS26-5
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