The Bare Basics of Affordability

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The Bronx’s Boxcar Village 1934. Each boxcar slept 4 men who paid $3.00 a month to Sarah J Atwood. She had been running such encampments for 30 years along with her daughter Mavis. The site today is John F. Kennedy High School, Marble Hill, the Bronx. Photo Jim Griffin, information Dana Schulz.

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