Answered By: Ellen Keith Last Updated: Aug 27, 2018 Views: 10
Answered By: Ellen Keith
Last Updated: Aug 27, 2018 Views: 10
Member institutions are often asked for their archival holdings on restrictive covenants.
- Archibald J. Motley, Jr. papers and photograph collection, 1894-2004
- Box 4, folder 13, 1928 document from the Englewood Property Restriction Association
- Woodlawn Property Owners Association records, 1922-1934
- Letter dated 1929
- Auburn Park Property Restriction Association collection, 1929 Aug.
- The Walter & Beckwith Reality Company Records Records retained by Waller & Beckwith Realty Co., including general business files and legal documents. bulk of the material dates from the 1920s-1940s, and documents financial difficulties and living conditions in Chicago during this time, as well as various changes and improvements to the city, including street widenings and the shift from trolleys to busses. Also unique to the era are the restrictive covenants enacted by neighborhood associations, and documents detailing prohibition violations by tenants.
- The Bronzeville Collection records include some secondary materials about the neighborhood, but has no specific background documentation on restrictive covenants.
- The Vivian Harsh Research Collection at Woodson Regional recommends these secondary sources:
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