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Langsdale Library

TUG Collection Overview

Collection Title: Tenants Union Group (TUG)

Inclusive Dates: 1910-1975

Size: 1.25 linear feet

Scope and Contents:  
Posters, scrapbook, vacant house surveys, correspondence, rent control literature, and complaint sheets.

Historical Note:  
TUG was a south Baltimore citizens' organization that organized to force landlords to repair property, reduce rents, and improve the community for both tenants and homeowners. The group also advocated rent control and freedom from unwarranted eviction.

Custodial History: