Control of the caboose : retail business and neighborhood change in Dudley Square, 1950-1975 / by David M. Dwiggins.

"Examine(s) the decline of the Dudley Square business district between 1950 and 1975, focusing in particular on why the area declined, how existing businesses responded, and how community members, activists and politicians attempted to tackle the interrelated problems of neighborhood decline an...

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Main Author: Dwiggins, David M.
Corporate Authors: Simmons College (Boston, Mass.) History Dept., Simmons College (Boston, Mass.) Graduate School of Library and Information Science.
Format: Thesis Book
Language:English
Published: 2010.
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Summary:"Examine(s) the decline of the Dudley Square business district between 1950 and 1975, focusing in particular on why the area declined, how existing businesses responded, and how community members, activists and politicians attempted to tackle the interrelated problems of neighborhood decline and business failure."
Physical Description:xi, 181 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (l. 172-181)