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The Seattle Open Housing Campaign, 1959-1968

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Mrs. Pearl Warren, director of the Indian Center, addressed City Council during a hearing on the open housing ordinance, April 19, 1968. The ordinance passed unanimously. Council members were seated at right, and about 200 persons were in the Council Chambers.

Courtesy: Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times.


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