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Urban Housing Management Association Demonstration in Harlem.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.324 Author/Creator: Urban Housing Management Association Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: June 1945 Pagination: 12 p. ; 23.1 x 15.2

One pamphlet entitled, "Demonstration in Harlem," published by Urban Housing Management Association dated June 1945. Item pertains to housing built for African Americans in Harlem, NY; the construction, how to make it economically solvent for local residents, improvements needed, stereotypes of African Americans as "bad" tenants and attaining basic necessities such as heat.

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