Original Author: Civil Rights Congress of Michigan
Medium: Pamphlet illustration
Hemmed In: ABC’s of Race Restrictive Housing Covenants
This illustration, published in a pamphlet produced by the Civil Rights Congress of Michigan in 1945, depicts the evils created by racially restrictive housing covenants: unsafe and overcrowded housing for Blacks, increasing segregation, and growing distrust between the races. The pamphlet is titled Hemmed In: ABC’s of Race Restrictive Housing Covenants.