Greenbelt, Maryland: A Living Legacy of the New Deal

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Built in the 1930s on worn-out tobacco land between Baltimore and Washington, D.C., the planned community of Greenbelt, Maryland, was designed to provide homes for low-income families as well as jobs for its builders. In keeping with the spirit of the New Deal, the physical design of the town contributed to cooperation among its residents, and the government further encouraged cooperation by helping residents form business cooperatives and social organizations. In Greenbelt, Maryland, Cathy D. Knepper offers the first ...

Greenbelt, Maryland: A Living Legacy of the New Deal 2001, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801864902

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