Making Good Neighbors: Civil Rights, Liberalism, and Integration in Postwar Philadelphia

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In the 1950s and 1960s, as the white residents, real estate agents, and municipal officials of many American cities fought to keep African Americans out of traditionally white neighborhoods, Philadelphia's West Mount Airy became one of the first neighborhoods in the nation where residents came together around a community-wide mission toward intentional integration. As West Mount Airy experienced transition, homeowners fought economic and legal policies that encouraged white flight and threatened the quality of local schools ...

Making Good Neighbors: Civil Rights, Liberalism, and Integration in Postwar Philadelphia 2017, Cornell University Press, Ithaca

ISBN-13: 9781501713637

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Making Good Neighbors: Civil Rights, Liberalism, and Integration in Postwar Philadelphia 2014, Cornell University Press, Ithaca

ISBN-13: 9780801452284

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