Book-in-progress last updated on 23 May 2024

On The Line, an open-access digital book, makes visible the hidden history of schooling and housing boundaries that divided metropolitan Hartford, Connecticut, and tells the stories of everyday families and civil rights activists who seek to cross over, redraw, or erase these lines.

Feedback and corrections on this book-in-progress are welcome by email to the lead author, or GitHub users can submit a pull request to our repository.

This text of this book is copyrighted by the authors and freely distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. You may re-use and modify our text for non-commercial purposes, with a source credit to: by Jack Dougherty and contributors. Similarly, our interactive charts and maps in this book are copyrighted by Jack Dougherty and contributors, and freely shared under an MIT license, with the open source code available at our GitHub repository. You may re-use and modify our charts, maps, and code, with an acknowledgement to: by Jack Dougherty and contributors. Learn how to work with GitHub and create your own charts and maps in Hands-On Data Visualization by Jack Dougherty and Ilya Ilyankou.

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