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SCAR Collection Overview

Collection Title: Southeast Council Against the Road (SCAR)

Inclusive Dates: 1959-1992

Size:  7 linear feet

Scope and Contents:   
Articles of incorporation, by-laws, correspondence, minutes, reports, publications, photographs, and clippings.

Historical Note:  
Barbara Mikulski and Gloria Aull organized SCAR in 1968 to fight the construction of an east-west expressway that would have destroyed residential sections of southeast Baltimore.

Custodial History:  
The collection was donated to the University of Baltimore by
Ellen von Karajan, Executive Director of the The Society for the Preservation of Federal Hill and Fell's Point, in 2003.