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  • Subject: Substandard housing
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    • Kinsman Slum

    • Interiors; Kinsman Rd.; Public housing; Substandard housing; Poverty; Cost & standard of living; Apartments; Slums
    • "Bedroom for family of 6 is this subterranean cave at 5806-8 Kinsman Rd. Cardboard partitions serve for walls and boards and rags cover the window. Family pays $23 a week, but Fire Prevention Bureau is trying to get them apartment in public housing...
    • Child standing amongst refuse in Hough

    • Hough; Children; Cost & standard of living; Urban renewal; Public housing; Poverty; Substandard housing; Slums
    • "By-product of overcrowding is this litter and debris in the city's depressing Area B. When families are jammed together, trash accumulates so fast it inevitably spills over into whatever tiny play spaces there may be. Scenes like this are the...
    • Resident of area "B," 1954

    • Public housing; Public housing projects; Longwood housing development; Substandard housing; Slums
    • "3753 Woodland: rear second floor suite behind stores" -- photo verso. This was a part of area "B," which later became Longwood public housing development.
    • Valleyview public housing residents, 1974

    • Cost & standard of living; Slums; Substandard housing; Valleyview Housing Development; Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority; Public housing; Public housing projects
    • "John L. Clemons, 629 Houston Ave apt A + B [and] Cynthia LaSalliea, 651 Marquardt Ave - residents of Valleyview Housing Projects." -- photo verso.
    • Outhwaite Slum

    • Substandard housing; Interiors; Outhwaite Ave. (Cleveland, Ohio); Poverty; Cost & standard of living; Slums
    • "Basement apt [about] 6 x 10 at 6202 Outhwaite [for] $10 a week - 2 occupants." -- photo verso.
    • Cedar Avenue Slum

    • Substandard Housing; Cedar Ave; Interiors; Poverty; Children; Cost & standard of living; Slums;
    • "This is a bed -- $7.50 a week for 2 rooms at 3919 Cedar Ave." -- photo verso.
    • Outhwaite Slum

    • Outhwaite Ave. (Cleveland, Ohio); Substandard housing; Interiors; Poverty; Cost & standard of living; Apartments; Slums
    • "Basement apt [about] 10 x 12 at 6202 Outhwaite - rent unknown - 3 occupants. 'Fit for dogs'" -- photo verso.
    • Woodland Avenue area, 1948

    • Children; Poverty; Cost & standard of living; Substandard housing; Urban renewal; Public housing; Woodland Ave.; Slums
    • Small, rundown dwellings on Woodland avenue with laundry hanging outside. Children can be seen hanging out on their doorstep way in the background.

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