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The Seattle Open Housing Campaign, 1959-1968 -

Print Resources

Bauman, Robert. "Jim Crow in the Tri-Cities, 1943-1950." Pacific Northwest Quarterly, Summer 2005, Vol. 96, No. 3.

Davis, Kate. "Housing Segregation in Seattle : An update of A Study and Data on Segregated Housing in Seattle . Seattle Human Rights Department, 1976." 2005.

Taylor, Quintard. The Forging of a Black Community: A History of Seattle's Central District, 1870-through the Civil Rights Era. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1994.

Schmid, Calvin F. and McVey, Jr., Wayne W. Growth and Distribution of Minority Races in Seattle, Washingon. Seattle: Seattle Public Schools, 1964.

"Case studies on process of integration in neighborhoods of Seattle, Washington : A Report." Greater Seattle Housing Council, Research Committee, 1960.

Watson, Walter B., and Barth, Ernest A. T. "Summary of recent research concerning minority housing in Seattle." Institute of Sociological Research, Department of Sociology, University of Washington, 1962.

"A study and data on segregated housing in Seattle, Washington (H-3721). Seattle Human Rights Department for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, 1976.


Seattle Civil Rights and Labor History Project
Especially useful for information on restrictive covenants

African Americans in the West
Professor Quintard Taylor's website - Contains information at the national level about civil rights, including a timeline and primary source documents.

Primary Sources at the Seattle Municipal Archives

Seattle office of the Mayor Records
Search for folders on housing, human rights and civil rights.

Office of the City Clerk Comptroller/Clerk Files Index
Items filed with the Office of the City Clerk. Use Index Terms "civil-rights, housing" or "housing, discrimination."