York Town, Clarendon

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Title

York Town, Clarendon

Description

"Everything goes in the construction of these dwellings - from rusty sheets of zinc for roofing, bamboo-lattices and flattened barrel sides -a t the York Town squatter settlements - unit for human occupation. This the Housing Ministry recognises, and is not planning to greatly improve on."

Subject

York Town (Clarendon, Jamaica); Squatter settlements; Building materials; Housing; Men; Zinc; Bamboo

Creator

Agency of Public Information

Date

11-Jun-1979

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection IN: Daily News Collection - Land settlement

Identifier

D0004920

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be obtained from the Jamaica Information Service.

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

Citation

Agency of Public Information, “York Town, Clarendon,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed July 5, 2020, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/4037.