Children play on rooftop terrace at Carl Mackley Houses, ca. 1935

Although progressive in design and concept, the Mackley Houses exhibit one of the largest shortcomings of the progressive mindset during this time period. African American families were also struggling to find affordable housing, but the Public Works Administration only constructed homes in white neighborhoods and pursued policies to segregate non-whites from those neighborhoods. 

Resource Identifier
Alfred Kastner papers, Collection No. 7350, Box 45, Record 12, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
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