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This guide is intended for students in Urban Studies 210 who are researching small areas within Baltimore. Census Manuscript details the process of locating census schedules by address. Data and Documents lists ways to access Census data as well as city planning documents. Maps and Photographs introduces Sanborn fire insurance and other historical maps, as well as collections of photographs. City Directories and Newspapers explain holdings in newspapers and the city directories that functioned like telephone directories before telephones were widespread.
Baltimore : the building of an American city (rev., exp. ed.) by
Call Number: Van Pelt stacks F189.B157 O43 1997
Publication Date: 1997
A well-illustrated history of the city's growth, development, and challenges. Describes Baltimore's "boom and bust" urban development. Also notes the ongoing search for solutions to problems such as poverty, unemployment...and the inevitable conflicts between the public and private sectors and urban and suburban interests.
Not in My Neighborhood : how bigotry shaped a great American city by
Call Number: Van Pelt stacks F189.B19 A285 2010
Publication Date: 2010
Pietila's narrative centers on the human side of residential real estate practices, whose discriminatory tools were the same everywhere: restrictive covenants, redlining, blockbusting, predatory lending.
Baltimore : an illustrated history by
Call Number: On order
Publication Date: 2000
Baltimore - Arcadia Publishing books
A selection of print and electronic books, mostly old photos, on Baltimore from the Images of America series and other Arcadia Publishing series.
Subjects: African Studies
, Aging Studies
, Data & GIS
, Food Studies
, Health & Societies
, International Relations
, Philadelphia Studies
, Political Science
, Population Studies & Demography
, Public Policy & Administration
, Social Sciences
, Urban Studies