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Home Owners' Loan Corporation Seattle Redlining Maps and Report
Web Resource
In the late 1930s, a federal government agency called the Home Owners' Loan Corporation (HOLC) began a project to evaluate mortgage risk in cities across ...Show more In the late 1930s, a federal government agency called the Home Owners' Loan Corporation (HOLC) began a project to evaluate mortgage risk in cities across the country. Neighborhoods were graded into categories of "best, still desirable, definitely declining, and hazardous." The areas were frequently drawn along racial lines, with areas deemed hazardous marked in red. These maps and reports are the start of redlining, a discriminatory real estate practice which made it harder for people of color to obtain mortgages and purchase homes. Show less
Mapping Inequality: Seattle - University of Richmond
Web Resource
Website that allows you to explore redlining maps created by the Home Owners' Loan Corporation for cities across the United States. Website that allows you to explore redlining maps created by the Home Owners' Loan Corporation for cities across the United States. Show less
Segregated Seattle - University of Washington
Web Resource
University of Washington website that details the history of redlining in Seattle. Includes restrictive covenants which excluded certain racial groups from neighborhoods. University of Washington website that details the history of redlining in Seattle. Includes restrictive covenants which excluded certain racial groups from neighborhoods. Show less
A Survey of Racial Attitudes in the Broadview District, November 1948
Web Resource
Survey conducted by the Seattle Urban League to investigate the racial attitudes of residents of Seattle's Broadview neighborhood, in response to a 1948 i...Show more Survey conducted by the Seattle Urban League to investigate the racial attitudes of residents of Seattle's Broadview neighborhood, in response to a 1948 incident in which residents circulated petitions requesting that a biracial family be forced to move out of the neighborhood. Show less
Social Trends in Seattle, 1944
Web Resource
"Minority Racial Groups" section discusses Japanese, Chinese, African American, Native American and Filipino groups in Seattle. Page 140 in part...Show more "Minority Racial Groups" section discusses Japanese, Chinese, African American, Native American and Filipino groups in Seattle. Page 140 in particular discusses restrictive racial covenants prohibiting African Americans from leaving the Central Area. Show less
The Forging of A Black Community
Seattle's Central District, From 1870 Through the Civil Rights Era
Book - 1994
Patterns of Residential Mortgage Lending and Property Sales in Seattle, 1974, 1975, and 1976
Preliminary Report of the Redlining Task Force to the Washington State Human Rights Commission
Book - 1977
In-library use only in some locations
Material for Advisory Committee
(hastily Organized but Provides Preliminary Resources)
Book - 1962
In-library use only in some locations
Housing Segregation in Seattle
An Update of A Study and Data on Segregated Housing in Seattle, Seattle Human Rights Department, 1976
Book - 2005
In-library use only in some locations
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