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oral histories

In 1978, the Baltimore Neighborhood Heritage Project began the ambitious program of conducting oral history interviews of hundreds of longtime Baltimore residents. Twenty-eight of those interviewed resided in Hampden.  Since the completion of the project in the early 1980's, the interviews have been curated at the University of Baltimore, Langsdale Library. Several of them remain untranscribed.  In an effort to access this source of information, the Center has entered into a cooperative agreement with Langsdale Library to transcribe several of the recordings. Undergraduate students at the University of Maryland undertook four of these transcriptions as their class project. They are posted to the website as part of an effort to provide a robust, publicly available, set of interpretive tools for the study of Hampden Heritage. As students complete more transcriptions, they will be posted here



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