Quotation by Albion Fellows Bacon

One of the saddest sights of the slums is to see the thrifty wife of the working man, with her rosy brood of children, used to country air and sunshine, used to space, privacy, good surroundings, cleanliness, quiet, shut up amid the noise and dirt and confusion, in the gloom of the slum.
Albion Fellows Bacon (1865–1933), U.S. social worker and housing reform advocate. Beauty for Ashes, ch. 6 (1914).
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