Papers, 1936-1946.


Rosenman, Dorothy, 1900-. Papers, 1936-1946.

Papers, 1936-1946.

Correspondence, documents, and printed material relating to Rosenman's activities as a housing analyst. Correspondents include Fiorello La Guardia, Eleanor Roosevelt, Bernard Baruch, and Herbert Lehman. Also, printed copies of Rosenman's many articles on housing.

ca. 250 items (1 box)

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