Charles Abrams 1902-1970.

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Lawyer, urban housing planner, professor of city planning.

Charles Abrams studied at Brooklyn Law School, and was a landlord in Greenwich Village. He became an authority on urban housing, and served as a consultant on various private, state, federal, and international housing projects. He taught city planning at several colleges, and wrote numerous books, articles, and pamphlets on housing, planning, racial problems, neighborhoods, and other aspects of urban life.

From the guide to the Charles Abrams papers, 1923-1970., (Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library)

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creatorOf Charles Abrams papers, 1923-1970. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
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associatedWith American Federation of Housing Authorities. corporateBody
associatedWith American Institute of Architects. corporateBody
associatedWith American Institute of Planners. corporateBody
associatedWith American Jewish Congress. corporateBody
associatedWith Bloom, Max. person
associatedWith B'nai B'rith.Anti-Defamation League. corporateBody
associatedWith Clarke, John. person
associatedWith Columbia University corporateBody
associatedWith Cooperstock, Aryeh. person
associatedWith Crane, Jacob L. (Jacob Leslie), 1892-1988 person
associatedWith Crosby, Alexander L. person
associatedWith Draper, Earle Sumner, 1893- person
associatedWith Edelstein, Julius. person
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associatedWith Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965 person
associatedWith Gomon, Josephine. person
associatedWith Halford, William L. person
associatedWith Harriman, W. Averell(William Averell), 1891- person
associatedWith Harvard University corporateBody
associatedWith Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 person
associatedWith International Federation for Housing and Town Planning. corporateBody
associatedWith Javits, Jacob K. (Jacob Koppel), 1904- person
associatedWith Kaplan, J. Marshall. person
associatedWith Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 person
associatedWith Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968 person
associatedWith Koeffler, Blanche Mahler. person
associatedWith Koenigsberger, Otto H. person
associatedWith Lefkowitz, Louis J. person
associatedWith Lehman, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963 person
associatedWith Lerner, Max, 1902- person
associatedWith Lindsay, John V. (John Vliet) person
associatedWith Lorwin, Lewis Levitski, 1883-1970 person
associatedWith Marquette, Bleecker. person
associatedWith Massachusetts Institute of Technology corporateBody
associatedWith Mayer, Albert. person
associatedWith Miller, Morris. person
associatedWith Motley, Constance Baker, 1921- person
associatedWith Moynihan, Daniel P. (Daniel Patrick), 1927- person
associatedWith National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. corporateBody
associatedWith National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing. corporateBody
associatedWith National Committee on the Housing Emergency (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith National Public Housing Conference. corporateBody
associatedWith New School for Social Research. corporateBody
associatedWith New York (State).Temporary Commission Against Discrimination. corporateBody
associatedWith Nowlan, Kevin B. person
associatedWith Paley, William S. (William Samuel), 1901- person
associatedWith Percy, Charles H., 1919- person
associatedWith Post, Langdon. person
associatedWith Prentice, Perry. person
associatedWith Randolph, A. Philip(Asa Philip), 1889- person
associatedWith Rodwin, Lloyd. person
associatedWith Schlesinger, Arthur Meier, 1917- person
associatedWith Southeast Asia Development Advisory Group. corporateBody
associatedWith Straus, Nathan. person
associatedWith Thabit, Walter. person
associatedWith Tyrwhitt, Jacqueline. person
associatedWith United Nations. corporateBody
associatedWith United States.Agency for International Development. corporateBody
associatedWith United States.Federal Public Housing Authority. corporateBody
associatedWith United States.Housing and Home Finance Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Pennsylvania corporateBody
associatedWith Vinton, Warren Jay, 1889-1969 person
associatedWith Wagner, Robert Ferdinand, 1910- person
associatedWith Walling, William, 1926- person
associatedWith Wouk, Herman, 1915- person
associatedWith Wurster, Catherine Bauer person
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