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1 Call Number Interviewee Biography Summary Interviewer Date of interview OH 8301 JEAN HOFFMEISTER, SR. (1903-) President of the Star Spangled Banner Flag House, ; Treasurer of Constellation Restoration Committee the Constellation; project; process of acquisition of Constellation; Role of City and State Governments; fund raising; history of Constellation; restoration process John A. Pentz 1976 OH 8302 OH 8303 ROBERT E. MICHEL (1911-) JOHN A. PENTZ (1903-) Chairman of the Constellation Restoration Committee, Past President of the Star Spangled Banner Flag house Involved in retrieving the U.S. Constellation for Baltimore and raising money for locating it on the waterfront; Past President of the Star Spangled Banner Flag House the Constellation; project; Constellation Commission and Flag House role in acquisition and restoration; problems with financing; restoration process; importance of Constellation to Baltimore the Constellation; project; process of acquisition and restoration; difficulties in fund raising; role of city; history of Flag House; discussion of members of Committee and their contributions to project John A. Pentz 1976 Betty Key 1980 OH 8304 HERBERT E. WITZ, Attorney for and member of the Constellation Foundation, formerly the Constellation Restoration Committee the Constellation; project; legal background on history of Constellation and its acquisition; process of acquisition; fund raising; history of restoration committee; restoration and upkeep of Constellation John A. Pentz 1976

2 OH 8305 ALBERT M. COPP (1934-) Vice President for Operations for the Inner Harbor Group and member of the Constellation Foundation, formerly the Constellation Restoration Committee the Constellation; project; relationship between Inner Harbor Group and Restoration Committee; 50 year lease with City of Baltimore for free berth of Constellation in harbor; construction of Constellation dock; logistics and difficulties in berthing Constellation; role of city; funding; staff and facilities on Constellation John A. Pentz 1976 OH 8306 OH 8307 GORDON MALVERN FAIR STICK (1903-) DOROTHY COLEMAN LYMAS (1905-) Member and Past President of the Star Spangled Banner Flag House; Chairman of the Constellation Restoration Committee Daughter of Robert W. Coleman, Founder of the Association for the Handicapped, Inc. in Baltimore the Constellation; project; organization of Constellation Committee; discussion of members of Committee and their contributions to project; acquisition process; other inner harbor projects; fund raising; role of armed forces Biographical information on Interview about the life of Robert Coleman; early life; employment as a piano tuner; experiences with discrimination against African- Americans; experiences at Maryland School for the Blind; founding of Maryland Association for the Colored Blind in 1913; efforts to publicize discriminatory practices against the handicapped; establishment of 1st class for crippled children; efforts to have African Americans appointed to various school positions; membership in civic organization, Masons; Organization of Association for the Handicapped after Coleman's death John A. Pentz 1975 Louise Kerr Hines 1980

3 OH 8308 ANITA ROSE WILLIAMS (1891-) First African American Catholic Social Worker in the U.S.; First African American supervisor employed by a social agency in Baltimore Early life; work as housekeeper for Mrs. Francis King Carey; voted to Board of Directors of the Colored YWCA; work on Provident Hospital Board and Women's Cooperative Civic League; attending lectures at Johns Hopkins university; Career and assignments with Associated Catholic Charities; relationship with Judge Waxter; Baltimore Urban League founded in her home; Membership in NAACP; work in Civil Rights movement; experiences with Hutzler Brothers Department Store Louise Kerr Hines 1980 OH 8309 GEORGE ASENDORF (1915-) Accountant, Hecht Co, ; early experiences in Druid Park and Eastern Shore Ann Michelson OH 8310 OH 8311 HERMAN C. BAINDER (1916-) EMILY ROBERTA BECK (1909-) Katya Bennett Susan Goodman

4 OH 8312 ALBERT BLUM (1900-) Retired Judge of the Municipal Court of Baltimore City; Former Assistant State's Attorney of Baltimore City; Lt. Commander in Navy, WW II ; Education at Johns Hopkins and University of Maryland Law School; career as Baltimore City Judge; travel experiences Anne-Marie Dallenbach OH 8313 OSCAR BONNY (1910-) Minister ; early life: family exiled to Siberia; escape into Germany, then to England and United States; experiences with helping Johns Hopkins Students deal with choice of being Conscientious objectors during Vietnam War. Anne-Marie Dallenbach OH 8314 OH 8315 GRACE BURMEISTER ESTHER BONNET (1913-) ; growing up in Pennsylvania; experiences with AIM Cheryl Lawson Katya Bennett

5 OH 8316 ROSE ELLEN CLARKE (1908-) Cannon Shoe, Co., Mt. Royal Ave., ; Lever Bro's, St. Paul & Lexington, ; Third Service Command, army intelligence, temporary appointment, Court Square Building, Leila Mahlin 1980 OH 8317 RUTH COFFIN (1906-) Ann Michelson OH 8318 DAVID PATTERSON CONNER (1907-) Electrician & Lineman: Baltimore & Ohio R.R., ; Bethlehem Steel, ; work at Bethlehem Steel ; Joan Flanagan OH 8319 ELEANOR CORNER (1891-) Teacher, Arondale School, ; Research in Economics, War Department, ; Public Affairs Teacher, Women's Civic League, Ellen Steinenger OH 8320 REV. CHARLES DANNER JR. (1920-) Diane Teubner

6 OH 8321 OH 8322 OH 8323 OH 8324 WILLIAM DEWOLFF (1913-) DOROTHY DUNNELLS (1907-) MARY DAVIDSON, (1915-) GEORGIA EARLE (1897-) Teacher, Forest Park High School, ; Counselor, Edmondson High School; Vice Principal, Western High School, Nurse, Baltimore, Pennsylvania, Senior Specialist, Western Electric, Conservation Comm., MD, ; Baltimore Museum of Art, ; National Gallery of Art, 1945; UN delegation in San Francisco for State Department, 1945;Pasadena Museum of Art; Armed Services Committee of Congress, 1947 ; experiences during Depression ; ; experiences with AIM ; experiences with Baltimore Museum of Art, National Gallery of Art, UN delegation in San Francisco for State Department, Armed Services Committee of Congress, MacArthur hearing Cynthia Davidson Ann Michelson Ann Michelson Anne-Marie Dallenbach OH 8325 ANTOINE FIEDLER (1902-) Melanie A. Butler

7 OH 8326 MARY FREDERICK (1912-) Textile Operator: William E. Hooper & Sons, ; Mt. Vernon Mills, ; Filter Right, Timonium, ; Katya Bennett OH 8327 MARGARET FRENKILL (1909-) Secretary: Baltimore Plumbing Supply Co., ; John C. Knipp & Sons, ; Baltimore Contracting, ; Housewife Janice E. Ruth OH 8328 OH 8329 GEORGE FROCK (1904-) HELEN O'BOYLE GAINS (1903-) Electron, Armco Steel, Principal, Elementary School, Prince George's County, MD, ; experiences with AIM Susan Goodman Cynthia Davidson OH 8330 NAOMI E. GLADDEN (1909-) Debra R. Crowell

8 OH 8331 OH 8332 THERESE GONZALES (1905-) ELIZABETH GRAY KITTERIDGE (1912-) Teacher (pilot program), ; housewife ; importance of religion Maria Helena Diaz Susan Goodman OH 8333 OH 8334 OH 8335 ROBERT SAMUEL JETT (1901-) LUBOV BREIT KEEFER (1896-) ELSIE KRUG (1888-) Real Estate, Baltimore, ; Lawyer, Baltimore, Teacher: Music, Peabody Conservatory, ; Languages, Johns Hopkins University, ; Welder, Westinghouse, WW II Missionary, China, ; Gift Shop, Chinese Art, St. Paul St., until 1953 ; ; Early life in Russia prior to the Revolution of 1917; Russian attitudes towards older people ; relationship with Dr. Goucher Gail D. Solomon Harriet L. Haile Anne-Marie Dallenbach

9 OH 8336 VIRGINIA LEIMBACH (1911-) Secretary, ; Real estate agent, Maturity Tour Guide, and Volunteer Tour guide Diane Teubner OH 8337 OH 8338 OH 8339 OH 8340 FLORENCE LEWIS (1911-) MILDRED LOGAN (1893-) CAROLINE LYCETT (1905-) BETA MANAKEE (1901-) Teacher, New Jersey, Assistant Underwriter, Maryland Casualty Company, Roslyn Garden Club; Shut-In Society; St. Mark's Episcopal Church and Diocese of Maryland Librarian, Enoch Pratt Free Library, ; experiences growing up in a wealthy family; experiences in AIM ; experiences with AIM ; experiences working with Episcopal Church ; experiences with African Americans Harriet L. Haile Melanie Butler James W. Turner Katya Bennett

10 OH 8341 OH 8342 EMMA MARSHAL (1888-) JOHN P. GRAY (1886-) Caterer; Housewife ; experiences as an African American woman with discrimination; the Wexler Center Melanie Butler Janice E. Ruth OH 8343 BETTY GREGOR (1908-) Housewife ; early life in Austria after WW I; Escape from East Germany to West Germany in early 1950's Cynthia Davidson OH 8344 GLADYS J. GUNTHER (1913-) Church Secretary, Payne Memorial Church, Leila E. Mahlin OH 8345 JAMES GUNTHER (1909-) Baltimore Post Office, Debra R. Crowell

11 OH 8346 RUTH GUSTAFSON Maria Helena Diaz OH 8347 ISABEL HENDRICKSON (1890- ) Teacher, Dept. of Education, Baltimore Joan Flanagan OH 8348 OH 8349 OH 8350 BEULAH HENDRIX RUTH HIRSCHMANN (1905-) JANETTA HOFFMAN (1893) worked in accounting, real estate Volunteer - League of Women Voters, Citizens' Planning and Housing Commission Housewife ; AIM; living in New York City during the Depression ; Waxter Center; AIM; work with League of Women Voters, Citizens' Planning and Housing Commission ; AIM Anne-Marie Dallenbach Jane S. Turner Cheryl Lawson