In 1934 Downtown DC Was a Den of Iniquity


Percent of adult offenders by census tracts, 1934

This map shows the "Percentage Distribution of Home Addresses of Adult Offenders by Census Tracts, 1934" I copied a set of these for the pile. The juvie offenders map doesn't match the adult offenders. That big black splotch of adult offenders being over 40% is below New York and Massachusetts Avenues NW, and north of Pennsylvania Ave NW. Shaw, west of NJ Ave and MVSQ had 25-40% of the adult offenders, so not as bad as downtown.


This is cool ... where did you find this? DC public library?

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