Financing the Postwar Housing Boom in Phoenix and Los Angeles, 1945-1960

Lynne Pierson Doti, Larry Schweikart
1989 Pacific Historical Review  
is a member of the economics department at Chapman College and Larry Schweikart is a member of the history department in the University of Dayton. Real-estate booms have occurred regularly in the American past and played an important role in the settlement of both rural and urban areas.' After World War II, Americans experienced a general migration from rural to urban and suburban areas and from the Midwest and East to the so-called "Sunbelt states," particularly Florida, Texas, Arizona, and
more » ... ifornia. California and Arizona both grew by more than a hundred percent between 1945 and 1960, and Larry Schweikart wishes to acknowledge financial support received from the Research Institute of the University of Dayton, the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, and the Earhart Foundation.
doi:10.2307/3639846 fatcat:tebqtl4l6fcyxlm6b6hmgcgiw4