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Public Housing

Mackley Houses, 1940

Photograph of The Carl Mackley Houses

The Carl Mackley Houses, named for a worker killed during a 1930 strike, were commissioned by the American Federation of Hosiery Workers and financed by a loan from the Public Works Administration. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania)

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

The Carl Mackley Houses, named for a worker killed during a 1930 strike, were commissioned by the American Federation of Full-Fashioned Hosiery Workers and financed by a loan from the Public Works Administration.

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