Tract 1088

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Tract 1088- Lomita Verde, Bakersfield California, established in 1939

Lomita Verde was a racially restricted (white only) neighborhood. The covenant reads, section F, “No races, other than White or Caucasian shall use or occupy any building on said lots, except that this covenant shall not prevent occupancy by domestic servants of a different race or nationality, employed by owner or tenant.” Explore Interactive Map