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From tenements to the Taylor homes : in search of an urban housing policy in twentieth-century America

edited by John F. Bauman, Roger Biles, and Kristin M. Szylvian.
  • University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2000.
  • xiii, 288 pages : illustrations; 24 cm.
Subjects
Contents
  • From better dwellings to better neighborhoods: the rise and fall of the first national housing movement / Robert B. Fairbanks
  • The garden city and planned industrial suburbs: housing and planning on the eve of World War I / John S. Garner
  • "No idea of doing anything wonderful": the labor-crisis origins of national housing policy and the reconstruction of the working-class community, 1917-1919 / Eric J. Karolak
  • Shaping housing and enhancing consumption: Hoover's interwar housing policy / Janet Hutchison
  • The federal government and housing during the Great Depression / Gail Radford
  • The federal housing program during World War II / Kristin M. Szylvian
  • Public housing and the postwar urban renaissance, 1949-1973 / Roger Biles
  • The other "subsidized housing": federal aid to suburbanization, 1940s-1960s / Thomas W. Hanchett
  • Why they built Pruitt-Igoe / Alexander von Hoffman
  • Choosing segregation: federal housing policy between Shelley and Brown / Arnold R. Hirsch
  • Planned destruction: the interstates and central city housing / Raymond A. Mohl
  • Jimmy Carter, Patricia Roberts Harris, and housing policy in the age of limits / John F. Bauman.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
  • 0271020121
  • 027102013X (pbk.)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 99055272
  • OCLC: 42716654