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5 War Homes A Day



Release Date: 
July 1942 (8 pages)
Posted Date:   
February 21, 2018



This report discusses the efforts of the Chicago Housing Authority to construct new housing units to accommodate an influx of migrant workers employed in war production. The publication includes estimates of expected migration to the Chicago area, a survey of existing housing stock, and a discussion of the income of households employed in war production work.


This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.

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