Modern Housing for America: Policy Struggles in the New Deal Era

Modern Housing for America: Policy Struggles in the New Deal Era

by Gail Radford

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ISBN-13: 9780226702216
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 10/03/2008
Series: Historical Studies of Urban America
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 284
File size: 3 MB

About the Author


Gail Radford is associate professor of history at the University at Buffalo.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1: American Housing before the Depression
2: The Politics of Housing in the 1920s
3: Catherine Bauer and the Plan for "Modern Housing"
4: The PWA Housing Division
5: The Hosiery Workers' Model Development
6: The Harlem River Houses
7: The Struggle to Shape Permanent Policy
Conclusion
Notes
Index

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