African American Heritage

Record Group 3 - Records of the US Housing Corporation (USHC)

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The U.S. Housing Corporation (USHC) served as executive agent for the Bureau of Industrial Housing and Transportation and provided housing, local transportation, and other community facilities for industrial workers. Selected series in this record group pertain to housing and employment for African Americans.

Clusters: Housing and Urban Affairs, Labor

Textual Records

Correspondence with Field Agents and Committees, 1918–1919

National Archives Identifier: 1067740

General Correspondence [Industrial Relations Division], 1918–1919

National Archives Identifier: 1067954

General Files [Service Division], 1917–1920

National Archives Identifier: 1067726

Level of Description Selected Records
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Indexed by:Index to General Files, 1918-1920 (National Archives Identifier 1067723).

Records Relating to Industrial and Housing Surveys, 1918

National Archives Identifier: 1067835

Records Relating to the Operation of Projects, 1918–1920

National Archives Identifier: 1067971
Some or all of the records may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Reference Files, 1918–1919

National Archives Identifier: 1067739

Level of Description Selected Records
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