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Work Projects Administration in Maryland records

 Collection 0009-MDHC
Abstract The collection contains the records of the Maryland Work Projects Administration (WPA) as well as those of the Maryland Emergency Relief Administration (MERA) and the Civil Works Administration (CWA), its immediate predecessors. The WPA represented a shift from direct relief to work relief. The administrative records include bulletins, memoranda, policies, and procedures, as well as financial records and salary schedules. The collection also documents many WPA projects, most importantly the...

World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles records

 Collection 0458-SCPA-WASBE
Abstract The World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles is an organization of wind band conductors, ocmposers, performers, publishers, teachers, instrument makers, and devotees of wind music. The organization is dedicated to enhancing the quality of the wind band throughout the world as well as broadening the horizons of its members through the promotion of new repertoire, cultures, places and peoples. Membership is open to all.The collection includes organizational records,...

World's Fair Ephemeral and Graphic Materials collection

 Collection 0363-MDHC
Abstract The World's Fair Ephemeral and Graphic Material collection contains ephemera and graphic material for more than 35 fairs and international expositions. The fairs represented range from the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations, held in London in 1851, considered the first world's fair, to the present. Holdings are strongest for the 1876 Centennial International Exhibition held in Philadelphia, the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition held in Chicago, the 1904 Louisiana...

Wouter Keesing collection on Fats Domino and New Orleans R&B

 Collection 0070-SCPA
Abstract Antoine "Fats" Domino, Jr., (b. New Orleans, LA, February 26, 1928; d. Harvey, LA, October 24, 2017) was an iconic figure in the history of rock 'n' roll in the United States. The peak of his career took place in the 1950s, but he was actively involved in the music industry for most of his life. Renowned as a pianist and singer-songwriter, some of Fats Domino's greatest hits include "Blueberry Hills" (1956) and "Ain't That A Shame" (1955). This collection has been separated into six series...

Anne St. Clair Wright papers

 Collection 0247-MDHC
Abstract Anne St. Clair Wright was a founder of Historic Annapolis, Inc., today the Historic Annapolis Foundation. She served four terms as president, and later as chair and chair emeritus of the Board, and chair of the William Paca Garden Restoration Committee. Her leadership and influence greatly impacted the historic preservation movement in Annapolis and other historic towns and cities, for which she received numerous awards and recognition. The Anne St. Clair Wright papers consist of materials...

WRKL Station records

 Collection 0018-MMC-LAB
Abstract WRKL began broadcasting in rural Rockland County, New York on July 4, 1964, at a time when the area was becoming a suburb of New York City. The 1,000-watt AM station featured some music but focused mainly on local news, community bulletins, and talk. The popular call-in show "Hotline" was known for featuring controversial guests and topics. In 1967, WRKL was firebombed after an appearance by a representative from the Congress for Racial Equality. The station resumed broadcasting a few days...

Albert R. Wynn papers

 Collection 0336-MDHC
Abstract Albert R. Wynn represented Maryland's Fourth Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives from 1993 to 2008. Prior to that service Wynn served as director of the Prince George's County Consumer Protection Commission and in the Maryland General Assembly. After his defeat in the 2008 Democratic primary by Donna Edwards, Wynn resigned in order to take a position with the lobbying firm Dickstein Shapiro. Edwards won a special election to serve the remainder of his term....

Yarbrough and Cowan Collection

 Collection 0010-IPAM
Abstract Joan Yarbrough (--) and Robert Cowan (--) were a husband-and-wife piano duo involved in numerous performances throughout their career. They were duo-pianists in residence at the University of Montevallo in Alabama and artist-faculty members at the Brevard Music Center in North Carolina. They also gave performances throughout the world, including in the Far East, Russia, and Austria. The collection consists of correspondence, programs, articles, recordings, flyers, photographs, music...

Arnold Yates Paper collection

 Collection 0097-LIT
Abstract Arnold Yates, 1900-1971, born in Cheshire, UK, was apprenticed as a tool-maker at age 14. Through his membership in the Liverpool Branch of the Independent Labour Party and his own interest and study, he became an expert on William Morris and began collecting Morris materials. In 1919, he opened a bookshop in Liverpool, but, in 1921, joined Messers A. E. Parry and Co., Booksellers, eventually selling the business in 1949 and retiring to the Cotswolds. A bibliophile and collector from...

Ben Yomen Labor cartoons

 Collection 0496-LBR
Abstract

Ben Yomen was a cartoonist from the 1930s to the 1990s. This collection consists of 40 original labor cartoons created by Ben Yomen, which were published in Federated Press publications and CIO News in the 1940s. It also includes printed cartoons, an exhibit folder, and an United Automobile Workers Solidarity article.

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Special Collections and University Archives 1070
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library 378
 
People
Agnew, Spiro T. 5
Humphrey, Hubert H. 4
Brown, Irving, 1911- 3
Kennedy, John Fitzgerald 3
McKeldin, Theodore R. (Theodore Roosevelt) 3
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Mondale, Walter F. 3
Truman, Harry S. 3
Acheson, Dean 2
Delaney, George Philip 2
Dubinsky, David 2
Eisenhower, Dwight David 2
Goldberg, Arthur J. (Goldberg, Arthur Joseph) 2
Goldfinger, Nathaniel 2
Hill, Norman, 1933- 2
Hoover, Herbert 2
Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972 2
Johnson, Lyndon Baines 2
Lovestone, Jay 2
Meany, George 2
Morrison, Frank 2
Nixon, Richard Milhous 2
Ruttenberg, Stanley H., 1917- 2
Schnitzler, William F. 2
Stevenson, Adlai E., II 2
Uehlein, Joe 2
Woll, Matthew 2
Abel, Iorwith Wilber 1
Adolph Coors Company 1
Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employees of America 1
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. Local 63 (New York, N.Y.) 1
American Federation of Hosiery Workers 1
Anderson, Mary 1
Ayers, Jake 1
Bacon, Denise 1
Baldinger, Wilbur H. 1
Barkin, Solomon, 1907-2000 1
Basharah, Michael 1
Blaydes, Laurel 1
Boggs, Michael D., 1948- 1
Braunthal, Alfred 1
Brookwood Labor College 1
Brown, George T. 1
Brown, Theodore E. 1
Bryant, Elise 1
Carranza, Venustiano 1
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Association 1
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park (Agency : U.S.) 1
Cohen, Larry 1
Cornfield, Gilbert 1
Curran, Joseph Edwin 1
Davis, Jerame 1
Delaplaine, Rocky 1
Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund) 1
Dubrow, Evelyn 1
Dulles, John Foster 1
El-Shazil, Heba 1
Ellenberger, James N. 1
Epstein, Dena J. Polacheck, 1916–2013 1
Feldman, Gilbert 1
Fernbach, Frank, 1911-1984 1
Food Lion 1
Friedman, Martin L., 1923- 1
Gavran, Peter 1
Glazer, Joe 1
Gold, Robin 1
Goldberg, Harry, 1901- 1
Gomez, Susan 1
Graeve, Cheryl 1
Greater Washington Central Labor Council. AFL-CIO (1896-) 1
Green, Archie 1
Green, Karin 1
Greiff, Helen 1
Greyhound Lines, Inc. 1
Hardesty, Doris Gibson 1
Harriman, W. Averell 1
Harrington, Richard 1
Hays, Claudia C. 1
Henle, Peter 1
Hillquit, Nina 1
Hodell, Chuck 1
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Local 49 (Boston, Mass.) 1
Italian Communist Party 1
Italian Confederation of Labor 1
Italian Confederation of Workers' Trade Unions 1
Italian Dressmakers' Union 1
Italian Federation of Labor 1
Italian Labour Union 1
Italian Socialist Federation (U.S.) 1
Italian Socialist Party 1
Italian-American Labor Council 1
J.P. Stevens & Co. 1
Justice for Janitors 1
Kahn, Si 1
Kahn, Thomas 1
Kassalow, Everett M. (Everett Malcolm) 1
Kefauver, Estes 1
Kehrer, E. T., 1921- 1
Kemble, Penn (Kemble, Richard Penn) 1
Kennedy, Edward M. 1
Kennedy, Robert F. 1
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English 1429
French 8
German 4
Latin 4
Czech 3