Residential security map of Boston, Mass.


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Title:
Residential security map of Boston, Mass.
Title (alt.):
Cram's street map of the Boston area : 260 square miles including Arlington, Belmont, Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Chelsea, Dedham, Everett, Lexington, Malden, Medford, Melrose, Milton, Needham, Newton, Quincy, Revere, Somerville, Waltham, Watertown, Winchester and Winthrop
Description:
Residential security map assigning grades of "mortgage security" that were used to determine who should receive loans and which areas were safe investments.
Cartographer:
Home Owners' Loan Corporation
Cartographer:
George F. Cram Company
Name on Item:
prepared by Division of Research and Statistics with the co-operation of the Appraisal Department, Home Owners' Loan Corporation
Date:
1938
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Mapping Inequality
Collection (local):
Mapping Inequality Collection
Subjects:
Discrimination in housing--Massachusetts--Boston Metropolitan Area--Maps
Discrimination in mortgage loans--Massachusetts--Boston Metropolitan--Maps
Boston Metropolitan Area (Mass.)--Maps
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Arlington
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Belmont
MassachusettsNorfolk (county)Brookline
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Cambridge
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Chelsea
MassachusettsNorfolk (county)Dedham
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Everett
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Lexington
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Malden
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Medford
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Melrose
MassachusettsNorfolk (county)Milton
MassachusettsNorfolk (county)Needham
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Newton
MassachusettsNorfolk (county)Quincy
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Revere
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Somerville
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Waltham
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Watertown
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Winchester
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Winthrop
Publisher:
[Washington, D.C.] : Home Owners' Loan Corporation
Notes:
Image from "Mapping Inequality" https://dsl.richmond.edu/panorama/redlining.
Also shows land use.
Insets: Winthrop extension -- Quincy, Boston.
Extent:
1 map on 2 sheets : color
Language:
English
Table of Contents:
Section 1
Section 2
Identifier:
MA_Boston1
Catalog Record:
http://dsl.richmond.edu/panorama/redlining/#city=boston-ma
Terms of Use:
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