Woodlawn Property Owners Association (Chicago, Ill.).

Title:

Woodlawn Property Owners Association records

Identifier:

BMRC.CHM.WOODLAWN_OWN_ASSO.SURVEY

Repository:

Chicago History Museum

Extent:

0.1 Linear feet

Dates:

1922-1934

Historical note

Tax bills and receipts and other papers related to the Woodlawn Property Owners Association, a community organization. Participation in the organization reached as far south as 74th Street in the late 1920s, beyond the official boundaries of the Woodlawn Community Area of Chicago (Ill.). According to one letter (Apr. 3, 1929), this organization of white people sought to restrict ""Woodlawn to white people""."

Processing Information note

This collection was surveyed as part of the Black Metropolis Research Consortium's Survey Initiative on 2010 October 21 5 by Andrew Steadham.

Subjects

INVENTORY