Red Lining and Housing Discrimination in Kern County

Museum program



The story of Housing in the California’s Central Valley has been one of exclusion, isolation, and destruction. This lecture will examine the history and development of “red-lining” and housing discrimination in Bakersfield and Kern County. It will also examine the primary sources that document this history and discuss the importance of critical examination primary sources to historical research.

Wednesday, October 11, 2023, 6:00 pm @ the Kern County Museum

For more information contact:

Chris Livingston, Director, Historical Research Center 661-654-3253,


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