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(Department of Recreation and Parks)
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This department currently is composed of a bureau of parks, bureau of recreation, and bureau of music. The work of ...More

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Date Series Name Description MSA Citation
Sub Series Details 1946-1980 Scrapbooks A series of scrapbooks documenting newspaper coverage of the program activities of the department of recreation and parks. The following subjects are frequently discussed in these articles: professional sports such as baseball, football, soccer, and golf; construction and public controversies about the construction and use of Memorial Stadium; segregation in ...More

Sub Series Details 1938-1983 Leadership Manuals Administrative manuals, policies and procedures, memorandums, property inventories, and recreational guidelines generated by the department. Also included is a handbook produced by the National coordinator of Visual Arts and Crafts. A file folder listing is available. BCA BRG51-2
Sub Series Details 1950-1984 Photographs Photographs documenting the activities of the Arts and Crafts Division. Subjects include: recreation centers; projects; exhibitions; shows; and festivals. A file folder listing is available. BCA BRG51-3
Sub Series Details 1897-1974 Harold Callowhill Collection This series, composed of awards, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs, documents the life of Harold Scott Callowhill. Myrtle Callowhill, his widow, compiled and arranged by date the collection in four scrapbooks. In May of 1988 she donated the scrapbooks to the Baltimore City Archives. Harold Callowhill retired in 1966 as ...More

Sub Series Details 1864-1981 Meeting Minutes, Board of Park Commissioners Minutes and proceedings of the Board of Park Commissioners meetings. Volumes from 1903 to 1981 are preceded by an Index. There is a file folder Index available at the BCA. Restricted to microfilm BCA 5393-5399. Note: Became Board of Recreation and Parks in 1947. BCA BRG51-5
Sub Series Details 1878-1977 Annual Reports, Board of Park Commissioners Annual reports submitted by the Board of Park Commissioners regarding their activities for the previous year. There is a file folder Index available at the BCA. BCA BRG51-6
Sub Series Details 1827-1917 Park Deeds, Leases, and Condemnations Copies of deeds, leases and condemnations of property obtained by the Parks Department either by donation or by purchase. There is a file folder Index available at the BCA. BCA BRG51-7
Sub Series Details 1918-1919 Children's Playground Association Pamphlets documenting the activities promoted by the Children's Playground Association of Baltimore. BCA BRG51-8
Sub Series Details 1987 Citizens Park Survey A printed report of a survey done of Baltimore citizens related to parks, playgrounds, and recreation centers, prepared by Hollander, Cohen Assoc. Inc for Parks & People, Foundation for Baltimore Recreation & Parks, paid for through a UPARR grant. BCA BRG51-9