Tract 1139

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  Buying on Contract    –   East Bakersfield     –   Rumford Fair Housing Act


Tract 1139- Golden State, Bakersfield California, established in 1940

Golden State was a racially restricted (white only) neighborhood. The covenant reads, section H, “No persons of any race other than the white or Caucasian race shall use or occupy any building on said lots, except that this covenant shall not prevent occupancy by domestic servants of a different race domiciled with an owner or tenant.” Explore Interactive Map