Select Bibliography: St. John's and the Central Slum
Baker, Melvin. "In search of the 'New Jerusalem': town planning and public housing policies in St. John's, NL, 1917-1944." Paper presented to the Canadian Historical Association, Ottawa, June 1982. Typescript.
Collier, Keith. "Clearing the slums: the evolution of public housing in St. John's, NL, 1910-1956." MA thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2011. Typescript.
Lewis, Jane, and Mark Shrimpton. "Policymaking in Newfoundland during the 1940s: The Case of the St. John's Housing Corporation." Canadian Historical Review 65.2 (1984): 209-239. Print.
Neary, Peter. The Political Economy of Newfoundland, 1929-1972. Vancouver: Copp Clark Publishing, 1973. Print.
Sharpe, Christopher A. "'...to arouse our city from its deathlike apathy, from its reproachable lethargy from its slumber of industrial and social death.' The 1939 St. John's Municipal Housing Scheme." Newfoundland and Labrador Studies 16.1 (2000): 47-66. Print.