The Culture of Property: Race, Class, and Housing Landscapes in Atlanta, 1880-1950

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INDEX
Abram, Morris, 188
Abrams, Charles, 165, 181
academic community, homeownership promotion and, 130–31
Adair, Forrest, 110
Adair, George W., 19, 22, 24, 44–45, 88, 108, 110–11, 236n25, 238n48
Adair, R. B., 101–2
advertising: Buy a Home and Own Your Home campaigns, 111–12; homeownership promotion through, 113–18, 121–34; housing segregation and, 32–40; parkneighborhood development and, 45– 46, 52–57; for rental housing, 23–24; restrictive covenants in, 138–40; urban development and, 15–17
African Americans: as construction contractors, 25, 187–90; Depression-era housing development for, 166–71; federal housing policies’ exclusion of, 8–9; and head-of-household statistics, 34–37; and HOLC appraisal standards, 161–62; homeownership among, 168–71, 246n3, 257n40; housing development and construction by, 188–90, 206–11; housing segregation and, 2–3, 88–92, 101–4; impact of land-use zoning on, 153–57; in Jackson Hill, 77–81; migration to Atlanta by, 17–21; Morris Brown College relocation dispute and, 71, 81–92; neighborhood geographies and, 176–80; omitted from homeownership campaigns, 126; postwar advances of, 181–90, 260n83; public housing and, 171–74; race riots in Atlanta and, 75–76; and rental housing, 25–32, 98–99, 210–14; restrictive covenants for exclusion of, 54–56; “reverse” migration by, 209–11; subdivision development by, 140–41, 204–5; and washerwoman occupation, 32, 37–39, 234n65
Aiken, Walter, 9, 126, 167, 170, 184, 188, 191
Alexander, T. M., 187
Alexander Hamilton and Son, 25
Allen, Ivan, 101, 206
Alpharetta, Ga., 1
American Apartheid (Massey-Denton), 199–200
American City (Johnson), 41, 58
American Civic Association, 130
American Council of Human Relations, 183
Andrews, Sidney, 13
Andrews, Walter P., 53
Ansley, Edwin, 25, 33, 51–57, 71, 137, 238n48
Ansley, William, 151
Ansley Park (Atlanta), 5–6, 88; development of, 49, 51–56, 236n25, 237n35; exclusive image of, 138; expansion of, 135; homeownership rates in, 168; restrictive covenants in, 55–56, 98–99, 135, 260n72; security map of, 161
anti-Semitism: HOLC appraisal standards and, 162; restrictive covenants and, 138– 40, 143
apartment housing: housing hierarchy and status of, 132–34, 146–48, 155–57, 253n39; immigrant population growth and development of, 211–14; suburban increase in, 208–11. See also rental housing
architectural design: FHA guidelines concerning, 163; rental housing production and, 25–32

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