Redlined: A Memoir of Race, Change, and Fractured Community in 1960s Chicago

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Learn about the federal government's lending policy that segregated America and its impact on author Linda Gartz's community and family as recorded in long-hidden letters and diaries. Her landlord parents nurtured tenants and buildings on Chicago's West Side from 1948-1994 all the while documenting their work-a-day world, the 1960s racial changes, riots, and aftermath. Brought to you in partnership with River Forest Township.