Security Area Map Descriptions - Ball Park Blvd. Neighborhood
Home Owner's Loan Corp.District Appraisers - 1936
The neighborhood area descriptions included both favorable and detrimental influences, who lived in the neighborhood, the types of buildings, their price and rent ranges, the availability of mortgage funds, and clarifying remarks. Many of the comments about particular ethnic groups would be unacceptable today.
|Title||Security Area Map Descriptions - Ball Park Blvd. Neighborhood|
|Creator||Home Owner's Loan Corp.District Appraisers|
The collecting of information and rating of neighborhoods was not done by federal bureaucrats, but rather by local residents who were familiar with the city and its neighborhoods; they were mostly from local real estate firms and the Michigan Trust Company.
|Collection||National Archives - RG 195 - Federal Home Loan Bank System, Home Owners Loan Corporation Papers, Box 24.|
|Institution||National Archives, College Park, Maryland|