Elaine Gurian, Clip 3: Working as a Builder in the 1940s and 1950s
Description: Elaine discusses her father’s life as a builder in New York after he escaped the Holocaust. It was legal in the United States at that time to restrict sales (of houses, apartments, etc) to new immigrants such as the Irish, Italians, Asians and Hispanics. This also applied to Blacks.
Discrimination in housing; Construction industry
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