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Nesbitt, George B. (1912-2002) "Dispersion of Nonwhite Residence in Washington, D.C.: Some of Its Implications"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.335 Author/Creator: Nesbitt, George B. (1912-2002) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: August 1956 Pagination: 12 p. ; 25.5 x 17.9 cm.

Summary of Content: One article entitled, "Dispersion of Nonwhite Residence in Washington, D.C.: Some of Its Implications," by George B. Nesbitt dated August 1956. Item is a reprint from the journal Land Economics, Volume XXXII, Number 8, August 1956 issue. Nesbitt cites the difference of demographics in Washington, D.C. by race. The article discusses effects of segregation on prohibiting neighborhood diversity; market trends for owning property; urban planning; and recommendations to improve housing overrall.

People: Nesbitt, George B., 1912-2002

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: ActivismAfrican American HistoryAfrican AmericansCity planningCivil Rights MovementHousingPublic HousingQuality of LifeSegregationWashington, D.C.

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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