Purchasing the American Dream


Magazine and Newspaper Articles

Dykeman, Wilma and James Stokely. "'The South' in the North: A racial conflict over housing in a Chicago suburb points up some differences--and similarities--above and below Mason-Dixon." New York Times. April 17, 1960, SM8. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Foley, Maurice. "Incomes Outstrip Mortgages' Rise: Home Owners' Debt Drops in Ratio to Earnings." New York Times. February 1, 1959, R1. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Fowler, Glenn. "Home Building Continues to Gain Despite Expectations of Decline." New York Times. January 17, 1960, R1. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Fowler, Glenn. "Upturn Expected in Home Building." New York Times. February 9, 1958, R1. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Grutzner, Charles. "U.S. Inquiry Begun on Bias in Housing." New York Times. February 3, 1959, 23. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Lewis, Anthony. "Human Background of the Civil Rights Issue: As Congress again considers civil rights, a reporter presents a balance sheet on the progress the Negro has made--and the road still to be traveled." New York Times. February 14, 1960, SM10. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

New York Times. "A Suburb Fights Biracial Housing: Deerfield (Ill.) Developer's Plan to Sell to Negroes Called 'Subterfuge.'" November 29, 1959, 54. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

New York Times. "Civic Group Acts to Clear a Slum." March 20, 1960, R1. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

New York Times. "Competition Set in Housing Design." January 2, 1959, 45. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

New York Times. "Court Overrules Deerfield, Ill., On Blocking Interracial Housing." April 30, 1961, 72. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

New York Times. "Federal Cutback in Housing Sought: President to Urge Congress to Spur a Shift to Local and Private Financing." January 19, 1958, 1. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

New York Times. "F.H.A. Eases Way for Home Buyers: Loans May Include Closing Fees--Discounts Revised." January 9, 1958, 1. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

New York Times. "Guide to Remodeling: It Can Provide the Shortest Route to Ideal Quarters." March 30, 1960, SMA4. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

New York Times. "Housing Need Seen for Middle Class." January 22, 1958, 14. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

New York Times. "Housing Revised by L.I. Builders: New Designs to Incorporate Changes Suggested by Owners for 5 Years." January 26, 1958, R1. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

New York Times. "Increase Indicated in G.I. Home Loans." March 18, 1959, 62. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

New York Times. "'Kneel-Ins at Churches: An Interracial Group Visits 5 Services in Illinois." December 26, 1960, 17. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

New York Times. "Levitt Begins Project: Starts Work on Higher-Cost Suburb for Washington." July 8, 1960, 29. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

New York Times. "L.I. Developers Give Purchasers Data on Prospective Neighbor." February 15, 1959, R1. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

New York Times. "Needs of Elderly Found Divergent: State Housing Study Shows No One Set of Standards Will Satisfy All 'Aged.'" January 4, 1959, 74. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

New York Times. "New Home Sales Are in Minority: F.H.A. Finds That Existing Houses Account for Bulk of Realty Transactions." February 8, 1959, R7. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

New York Times. "U.S. to Rule on Housing: Federal Court Accepts Case on Illinois Integration." January 7, 1960, 16. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Robbins, William. "Investing Trust Widens Assault on the Color Line." New York Times. February 11, 1968.

Stern, Walter H. "Conformity in Houses: The Experienced House-Hunter Sees Much Variety in Apparent Sameness." New York Times. December 4, 1960, R1. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Stern, Walter H. "Easing of Credit for Homes Urged: Builders Hear Congressman Criticize Administration on Tight-Money Policy." New York Times. January 22, 1958, 45. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Stern, Walter H. "Extension Urged on G.I. Loan Plan: But Builders Propose That V.A. Set Interest Ceiling--'Red Tape' Criticized." New York Times. January 24, 1958, 39. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Stern, Walter H. "Realty Men Look to New Era in '60." New York Times. January 10, 1960, R1. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Stern, Walter H. "Single F.H.A. Rule on Extras Slated." New York Times. February 16, 1958. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Stern, Walter H. "Squeeze on Home Buyers: Suburbs Face Continuing Demand for Dwellings as Land Supply Diminishes." New York Times. November 27, 1960, R1. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Stern, Walter H. "U.S. Acts to Spur House Ownership." New York Times. January 12, 1958, R1. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Time. “A Lift in Living.” September 21, 1959, 28.

Time. “High Cost of Democracy.” December 7, 1959, 23.

Time. “New Foundation Needed.” July 21, 1958, 17.

Time. “Planned Brotherhood.” January 18, 1960, 18.

Time. “Roots of Home.” June 20, 1960, 14-18.

Time. “The Costly Earth.” August 29, 1960, 62.

Time. “Those Rush Hour Blues.” January 18, 1960.

Time. “What Ever Happened to the Veterans.” January 5, 1959.

United Press International. "Use of Aluminum in Homes Pushed: Industry Sees Fast Increase in Exterior and Interior Application of Metal." New York Times. February 15, 1959, R7. Accessed through ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Speeches

Abrams, Charles. “Address at the 53rd Annual NAACP Convention.” July 6, 1962. Accessed through LexisNexis.

Weaver, Robert C. “Excerpts of Remarks at the Open Occupancy Housing Session of the 50th Annual NAACP Convention.” July 14, 1959. Accessed through LexisNexis.

Weaver, Robert C. “Remarks at the 43rd NAACP Annual Convention, on Housing.” June 27, 1952. Accessed through LexisNexis.

Vavoulis, George. “Remarks at the 51st Annual NAACP Convention.” June 21, 1960. Accessed through LexisNexis.

Images

Bankers Life Company. A married couple. Time. November 2, 1959, 52.

Bantron Smoking Deterrent Tablets. A white woman identified as Mr. Arthur C. Hadden. Time. January 18, 1960, 88.

Du Pont. Man in a Dacron suit. Time. October 19, 1959, 115.

First National Bank of Chicago. A woman and child baking a cake. Time. September 14, 1959, 94.

Gregory C. Randall. Homes similar to those designed by Levitt for Levittowns. America's Original GI Town: Park Forest, Illinois. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000, 174.

Gregory C. Randall. A remodeled home. America's Original GI Town: Park Forest, Illinois. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000, 179.

Handy (Jam) Organization. A suburban home. According to Plan: The Story of Modern Sidewalls for the Homes of America. 1952. http://www.archive.org/details/Accordin1952

Honick, Don. A parking garage at State and Wacker Drive, viewed west from the twentieth floor of Executive House in 1959. Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society. Harold M. Mayer and Richard C. Wade. Chicago: Growth of a Metropolis. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1969, 447.

National Museum of American History. America on the Move. A traffic jam. http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthemove/exhibition/exhibition_15_4.html

Park Forest Faculty. http://www.brownlee.org/RichHS1956/faculty52/firstfaculty.html

Kellogg's Concentrate. A white family. Time. November 16, 1959, 133.

Lagoon. Rich High School. http://www.brownlee.org/RichHS1956/index.html

Park Forest Public Library. Hope Lutheran church. Gregory C. Randall. America's Original GI Town: Park Forest, Illinois. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000, 136.

Park Forest Public Library. Plaza. Gregory C. Randall. America's Original GI Town: Park Forest, Illinois. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000, 148.

Park Forest Public Library. Single family homes along a street in Park Forest. Gregory C. Randall. America's Original GI Town: Park Forest, Illinois. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000, 161.

The Electronic Encyclopedia of Chicago. Map of Deerfield. Chicago Historical Society, 2005. http://www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/pages/369.html

The Electronic Encyclopedia of Chicago. Map of Markham. Chicago Historical Society, 2005. http://www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/pages/789.html

The Electronic Encyclopedia of Chicago. Map of Park Forest. Chicago Historical Society, 2005. http://www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/pages/957.html

Time. Markham Park Terrace. "A Lift in Living." September 21, 1959, 28.

Trig Deodorant. A man. Time. October 5, 1959, 82.

Trig Deodorant. Two men. Time. November 2, 1959, 58.

Wayman, Stan. Homebuilder Milgram. Time. "High Cost of Democracy." December 7, 1959, 23.