18th century sources

Axinn, June and Stern, Mark. Social Welfare: A History of the American Response to Need. Allyn & Bacon, 2001.

City Archives

City of Philadelphia www.phila.gov

City of Philadelphia Department of Records

ExplorePA History (http://explorepahistory.com/)

Goode, Judith. Urban anthropologist, Temple University

Klebander, Benjamin. "The Home Relief Controversy in Philadelphia," 1782-1861.

National Institute of Health archives. "A memoir of the Yellow Fever."

Northern Arizona University, Department of Geography, Planning and Recreation (http://geog.nau.edu/)

Pennsylvania Visitors Network http://pavisnet.com/philadelphia/

United States Senate www.senate.gov

19th century sources

Axinn, June and Stern, Mark. Social Welfare: A History of the American Response to Need. Allyn & Bacon, 2001.

City of Philadelphia www.phila.gov

Clark, Dennis. "Babes in Bondage: Indentured Irish Children in Philadelphia in the Nineteenth Century." Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. 1977. http://journals.psu.edu/index.php/pmhb/article/viewFile/43386/43107

ExplorePaHistory.com http://explorepahistory.com/

Goode, Judith. Urban anthropologist, Temple University

Historical Society of Philadelphia http://www.philaplace.org/essay/378/

Katz, Michael B. and Stern, Mark J. (2001). Poverty in Twentieth-Century America. University of Pennsylvania. Department of Social Policy and Practice. http://www.sp2.upenn.edu/america2000/wp7all.pdf

Octavia Hill Association http://www.octaviahill.com/

20th century sources

Axinn, June and Stern, Mark. Social Welfare: A History of the American Response to Need. Allyn & Bacon, 2001.

City of Philadelphia http://www.phillyhistory.org/

Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia,  http://philadelphiaencyclopedia.org/

ExplorePA History, http://explorepahistory.com/

Feemster, Ron. "Economic Rights are Human Rights." National Housing Institute. 2004. http://www.nhi.org/online/issues/135/organize.html

Feiler, Jeremy. "1986: A shrinking apparel industry." Philadelphia Business Journal. 05 Aug. 2002.

Global Nonviolent Action Database http://nvdatabase.swarthmore.edu/

Goode, Judith. Urban anthropologist, Temple University.

History Channel. http://www.history.com/

Jones, Mother Mary. The Autobiography of Mother Jones. 1925. http://digital.library.upenn.edu/women/jones/autobiography/autobiography.html

Licht, Walter. "Rise and fall of city's manufacturing sector." Philadelphia Inquirer. 16 Oct. 2011.

Shared Prosperity Philadelphia. Video: "Philadelphia's War on Poverty: 48 Years of Community Action" http://sharedprosperityphila.org/philadelphias-war-on-poverty-48-years-of-community-action-2/

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD

U.S. Department of State, Office of the Historian: https://history.state.gov/milestones/1921-1936/immigration-act

21st century sources

Carlin, Sean. "Judge: OK to feed homeless." Philadelphia Daily News 7 Aug. 2012.

Feemster, Ron. "Economic Rights are Human Rights." National Housing Institute. 2004. http://www.nhi.org/online/issues/135/organize.html

Licht, Walter. "Rise and fall of city's manufacturing sector." Philadelphia Inquirer. 16 Oct. 2011.

Lubrano, Alfred. "Extreme poverty rising for elderly." Philadelphia Inquirer. 10 Oct. 2013.

Lurbano, Alfred. "Food stamp cuts hit area hard." Philadelphia Inquirer. 1 Nov. 2013.

Lubrano, Alfred. "Hunger report ranks Pa. district 2d-worst." Philadelphia Inquirer. 12. Aug. 2011.

Lubrano, Alfred. "Obama's vow to end childhood hunger by 2015 is struggling." 16. Feb. 2013.

Lurbano, Alfred. "Official rethinks asset test for food." Philadelphia Inquirer. 23. Oct. 2013.

Medina, Regina. "More layoffs slap school district." Philadelphia Daily News. 16 June 2013.

Ransom, Jan. "Group sues to reinstate $-assistance program." Philadelphia Daily News. 2 Oct. 2012.

Shelly, Jared. "Philadelphia's unemployment rate continues to decline." Philadelphia Business Journal. 30 April 2014.

Shared Prosperity Philadelphia http://sharedprosperityphila.org/

Shaw, Julie. "In Philly, higher poverty, lower income." Philadelphia Daily News. 22 Sept. 2011.

Walsh, Sean Collins and Ransom, Jan and Media, Regina. "The $50M Question." Philadelphia Daily News. 09 Aug. 2013.

Zalot, Morgan. "Occupy Phila.: It's City Hall." Philadelphia Daily News. 05 Oct. 2011.