Collection Title: Southeast Community Organization (SECO)
Inclusive Dates: 1972-1996
Size: 7.4 linear feet
Scope and Contents:
Articles of incorporation, minutes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs,annual reports, financial records and publications.
Founded in the early 1970s during the political struggle over highway construction through Baltimore City, SECO was an umbrella community organization that represented the interests of residents in Fells Point, Canton, Highlandtown, and other southeast communities. The organization disbanded in 2008.
The collection was donated to the University of Baltimore by SECO President, Marie Francfort, on February 17, 1995.
The collection has been organized into 10 series:
Series I. Organizational Records & History
Series II. SECO Congress
Series III. SECO Senate
Series IV. Executive Committee
Series V. Annual Meeting
Series VI. Publications
Series VII. Financial Records
Series VIII. Staff & Personnel
Series IX. Community Issues
Series X. Photographs