University Place

How the Suburbs Were Segregated

Special | 52m 3s

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Paige Glotzer, Assistant Professor in the Department of History at UW-Madison, describes how residential segregation was shaped by the real estate industry, from large-scale suburban developments in the 1890s to the mid-20th century housing boom.

Aired: 12/07/22 | Rating: TV-G

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