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Himes, Joseph S. (1908-1991) Social Planning in America, A Dynamic Interpretation

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.078 Author/Creator: Himes, Joseph S. (1908-1991) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Pamphlet Date: 1954 Pagination: 59 p. ; 23.5 x 15.5 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "Social Planning in America, A Dynamic Interpretation," by Joseph S. Himes dated 1954. Himes observes communities' methodology to organize and mobilize in the United States. One example is the Tennessee Valley Authority group which formed as a result of the problematic river valleys along Tennessee and Mississippi borders. Provides an overview of the symbol that the organization represents.

Background Information: Printed from the Doubleday Short Studies in Sociology series.

People: Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, 1882-1945
Himes, Joseph S.,1908-1991

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: HousingGovernment and CivicsCommunity organizationNew DealSegregationAfrican American HistoryImmigration and Migration

Sub Era: The Fifties

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