Bibliography and Suggested Reading

Bibliography and Suggested Reading


Virginia Department of Historic Resources in Richmond provided copies of the original documents.

Aberdeen Gardens Historic Group. "The Significance of Aberdeen Gardens."

Baldwin, Sidney. Poverty and Politics: The Rise and Decline of the Farm Security Administration. The University of North Carolina Press: Chapel Hill, 1968.

Bottom, Raymond. Virginia Peninsula Association of Commerce report to William Alexander and Aberdeen Sponsoring Committee, March 11, 1937.

Burnett, John. A Social History of Housing, 1815-1985. Methuen: London, 1978.

Cooney, Terry A. Cooney. Balancing Acts: American Thoughts and Culture in the 1930s. Twayne Publishers: New York, 1995.

Department of the Interior Press Release. Approval of Newport News Funding. March 13, 1935.

Fleischhauer, Carl and Beverly W. Brannan, eds. Documenting America, 1935-1943. University of California Press: Berkeley, 1988.

Howe, Arthur. Letter to C.E. Pynchon. March 18, 1935.

Howe. Telegram to Eleanor Roosevelt. July 1934.

Howe and William R. Walker, Jr. Correspondences, 1935-1936.

Howe and Rexford Tugwell. Correspondences, 1935.

Johnson, Brooks. Mountaineers to Main Streets. The Chrysler Museum: Norfolk, Virginia, 1985.

Letters between Arthur Howe, Hampton and the White House. 1937-1938, Hampton University, Archives Section, Hampton, Va.

Loth, Calder, ed. Virginia Landmarks of Black History. University Press of Virginia: Charlottesville, 1995.

Mitchell, George S. and Arthur Howe. Letters about street naming. November 2 and November 4, 1937.

Natanson, Nicholas. The Black Image in the New Deal: The Politics of FSA Photography. The University of Tennessee Press: Knoxville, 1992.

Perdue, Charles and Nancy J. Martin-Purdue. Talk About Trouble: A New Deal Portrait of Virginians in the Great Depression. The University of North Carolina Press: Chapel Hill, 1996.

Resettlement Administration. Newport News Homesteads-Project Facts in a Nutshell. 1936.

Salmon, John S. and Marc C. WagnerNational Register of Historic Places report on Aberdeen Gardens. United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service.

Tracey, Patrick. "Coming Full Circle." Historic Preservation. May/June 1995.

Wallace, Henry A. and W.W. Alexander. "Houses of the Resettlement Administration." The Architectural Forum. Vol. 66, June 1937, 475.

Walton, Lewis B. memo to R.G. Tugwell about general plan for Newport News Homesteads. October 30, 1936.

Wright, Gwendolyn. Building the Dream: A Social History of Housing in America. Pantheon Books: New York, 1981.