Crosses on Our Windows

Yorkville Save Our Homes publication

Description: The cover of a Yorkville Save Our Homes publication documenting the destruction of neighborhoods during urban renewal. Homes slated for demolition were marked with white crosses on their windows.

Date: ca. 1963

Creator: Yorkville Save Our Homes

Original Format: Black and White publication, 8.5 x 11 inches

Citation: Metropolitan Council on Housing Records, TAM 173, Box 31, Folder 6, Tamiment Library and Wagner Labor Archives. Digital ID = tam173_ref592_000001d

 

Protesters at a Rent Guidelines Board hearing (1984). Bess Stevenson with a megaphone (undated). 
Yorkville Save Our Homes publication (ca. 1963).  Tenants demonstrate in front of Edward Koch's campaign headquaters (1985). 

No Decontrol postcard to council members (1992).

Met Council on Housing volunteers provide information to tenants (undated). 
Met Council on Housing delegation to the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963).

Met Council on Housing members pose with a "Stop All Evictions" banner (1989). 

 
 

 

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