July 2, 1922 Chas Daily Mail Negro Living Conditions
of an and hereunto of one by to and Frank will to all these in these hymn. Charleston dealers In glassware are at last stripping their shelves of champagne glasses, wine glasses, cordial cordial glasses, liquor and whiskey glasses, and, (as they call it), all giving it away. There they are, these proud acions of a once noble race, spread out bargain tables under signs reading "Very Special--.Aitoundinjj Reduction" Reduction" like damaged denirn overalls at a fire sale or last year's styles in stockings. Some of the champagne glasses have hollow stems and bands of gold at the rims that once have been kiased by precious golden bubbles. Some of the little liquor Finest and Worst Negro Homes in Charleston in Close Prom- imity, Survey Shows NEGKO LANDLORDS'SCORED by and a to the havo The housing ^conditions of riegros east of Capitol street show some mbarkable contrasts, according to a report of the investigation conducted by Joel H. Taylor and Horny Burke, sanitory officers of the city of Charleston, Charleston, made public yesterday by T. Edward Hill, director of the buraau negro welfare' and statistics. In this section 'of the- city are to be found the finest homes owned negroes in the city and a few from them are dwellings crowded unsanitary as are to be found in | large cities. This investigation cov- iered 297 homes on the east side [Capitol street and on the south side, 'occupied by 1,333 Negrroes, of whom 878 are adults and 355 are children, 164 of the homes inevtsigated are owned by negroes and 133 by ! 108 of the negroes .occupy their i homes and 56 houses owned by roes are rented to other negroes. iis an average of 4.2 rooms per and average of 2.8 beds and an average of 4 persons in each house. is 1-1 persona per dwelling less than the average for the, entire city as shown by the United- States census 1920.