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Citizens Housing Council of New York The First Five Years

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.043 Author/Creator: Citizens Housing Council of New York Place Written: New York, NY Type: Pamphlet Date: 30 April 1942 Pagination: 23 p. ; 22.8 x 15.3 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "The First Five Years," published by the Citizens Housing Council of New York dated 1942. Gives an update on the council's efforts for its first five years. Highlights improvements made through collaboration with New York City Housing Authority and other government agencies. The document reflects on a course on management principles at New York University for the academic fall semester 1938-1939.

Background Information: Citizens Housing Council of New York was a not-for-profit organization to protect housing and neighborhood conditions in New York City.

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Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: Health and MedicalLegislationLawHousingBlack AuthorAfrican AmericansFunding

Sub Era: World War II

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