Sources

Sources for project and links for further research.

Census Data

1860 and 1870 Census Data, From Census Bureau Website

1880, 1900 and 1910 Census Data, Microfilm, Washingtoniana Room, DC Public Library

Maps

1872 Map of Washington, DC, Petsen and Enthofer, Washingtoniana Room, DC Public Library

1887 Hopkins Real Estate Atlas, Hopkins, Washingtoniana Room, DC Public Library

1903 Baist's Real Estate Atlas, Washingtoniana Room, DC Public Library

Congressional Hearings

United States. Cong. Senate. Committee on the District of Columbia. Discontinuance of Alley Dwellings in the District of Columbia. Hearing, 21 and 24 Feb. 1922. 67th Cong., 2nd sess. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1922.

Committee Reports and Surveys

United States. Housing Committee Industrial Union Council. Handbook on Housing in the District of Columbia. [Washington, DC:], 1940.

United States. Presidents Homes Commission. Report of Committee on Improvement of Existing Houses and Elimination of Insanitary and Alley Houses. Washington: The Commission, 1906.

United States. Presidents Homes Commission. Report of Committee on Social Betterment. Washington: The Commission, Kober, George, 1908.

United States. Report on the Housing of the Laboring Classes in the City of Washington, DC. [Washington, DC:] Health Office, 1900.

United States. The Committee on the Improvement of Housing Conditions. Neglected Neighbors in the Alleys, Shacks and Tenements of the National Capitol. Washington: The Commission, Weller, Charles, 1908.

Mallalieu, Wilber V. "A Washington Alley." Survey, 28 (Oct. 19, 1912): 69-71.

Building Permits

Building Permits, Microfilm, Washingtoniana Room, DC Public Library

Resources

Wasingtoniana Room, DC Public Library

Library of Congress

Books

Borchert, James. Alley Life in Washington. University of Illinois Press: Urabana, IL. 1980.

Swinney, Daniel D., "Alley Dwellings and Housing Reform in the District of Columbia." M.A. Thesis, University of Chicago, 1938