“Exploitation or injustice, wherever they may occur, exert a poisonous influence upon general social attitudes…” pxi
Survey of the conditions of Black housing in the United States with discussions of home ownership and with much on segregation. The book comprises a report issued by a national Committee on Negro Housing whose membership included such intellectuals as writer and educator Lorenzo J. Greene of The Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, Thomas Arnold Hill of the National Urban League, architect Moses McKissack III, and Robert R. Moton, Principal, Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute. Includes sections on “Violence and Intimidation,” “Mortality and Negro Housing,” “Negroes as Credit Risks,” “Rural Segregation,” and “The Negro Protests Against Ghetto Conditions.”
Description: Negro Housing.
Washington, D.C.: The President’s Conference on Home Building and Ownership, (1932). 282pp. First Edition. 8vo. Cloth. Tables; half tone plates from photographs. Spine sunned, else a Near Fine copy.
Blockson Catalogue 3483.