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The Seattle Open Housing Campaign, 1959-1968

Wing Luke
City Council member Wing Luke, an ardent proponent of open housing, helped draft the 1963 Ordinance, but then voted against it when the majority on the Council voted to strip out the emergency clause.

Courtesy: Seattle Engineering Department Negatives, Item number 55218.
Seattle Municipal Archives.


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