Law Administration and Negro-White Relations in Philadelphia. A Study in Race Relations.


A study of Philadelphia’s African American population, police, and the law, occasioned by a 1944 racial conflict involving a strike of workers of the Philadelphia Transportation Company and a fear of future race riots. Chapter headings include “The Negro in Philadelphia—Employment and Social Status”; “Negro Crime and Delinquency”; “The Philadelphia Police Force”; and “The Negro and the Police.” With Summary and Recommendations.


Description: Law Administration and Negro-White Relations in Philadelphia. A Study in Race Relations.

Philadelphia: Bureau of Municipal Research of Philadelphia, 1947. First Edition. 183pp. 8vo. Maroon cloth; gilt spine titling. Brief soiling to boards; very good.

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Price: $25.00

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