Tract 1072

Covenants     –     Neighborhoods     –   Suburban Expansion    –     Before 1938   –   Moving into a Neighborhood     

Zoning   –     Public Housing     –   Resources    –    Eminent Domain       

  Buying on Contract    –   East Bakersfield     –   Rumford Fair Housing Act

Tract 1072- Mount Vernon Tract, Bakersfield California, established in 1938

Mt. Vernon Tract was a racially restricted (white only) neighborhood. The covenant reads, section 5, “Said premises shall not be used or occupied by any person not of the white or Caucasian race, except such as are employed as servants by the owner or tenants of said property.” Explore Interactive Map