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Government jobs and Black neighborhoods in New York City

Michael Leo Owens

Government jobs and Black neighborhoods in New York City

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Published by Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, State University of New York in [Albany?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York.,
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans in the civil service -- New York (State) -- New York.,
    • African American neighborhoods -- New York (State) -- New York.,
    • African Americans -- Employment -- New York (State) -- New York.,
    • African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Michael Leo Owens.
      ContributionsNelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJS1234.A2 O98 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination29 leaves ;
      Number of Pages29
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3986929M
      LC Control Number2001315997
      OCLC/WorldCa45750572

      The Home Owners' Loan Corporation, a federal government initiative established during the early years of the New Deal went into Brooklyn and mapped the population of all 66 neighborhoods in the Borough, block by block, noting on their maps the location of the residence of every black, Latino, Jewish, Italian, Irish, and Polish family they could.


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