"What's Good for Boyle Heights Is Good for the Jews": Creating Multiculturalism on the Eastside during the 1950s

  title={"What's Good for Boyle Heights Is Good for the Jews": Creating Multiculturalism on the Eastside during the 1950s},
  author={George J. S{\'a}nchez},
  journal={American Quarterly},
  pages={633 - 661}
Two magazine articles published in the mid-1950s pointed to the Boyle Heights neighborhood in East Los Angeles as an “example of democratic progress” to a national audience. The first, published in October 1954 in Fortnight, focused on the diverse group of Boyle Heights residents and organizations that gathered together to fight the proposed $32 million Golden State Freeway that would invade Hollenbeck Park and destroy some of the oldest mansions and social service agencies headquartered on… 
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