Reference NumberP/RAM/3/2/1
Title'Hostels and Committee'
DescriptionMainly concerning the provision of hostels for African seamen referred to as 'coloured'. Also relates to the wider immigrant population in Stepney; includes typescript of The 'Coloured population of Stepney', February 1950; papers re Committee investigating problems concerning "coloured people in Stepney"; memo for Councillor Lawder re allegations concerning conditions in Cable Street between Christian Street and Leman Street, Oct 1947; correspondence with Cardiff Methodist Mission (including copy of annual report), and the League of Coloured Peoples, 1947; copy of "London Calling Europe" the BBC European Programme Bulletin, Jun 1952 with article on forthcoming series of programmes re Stepney; printed leaflet 'Vice increases in Stepney' by Rev E. Young et al, June 1957, and other papers.
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