Article, “Agreement Reported Giving Home Option To Negro Physicist”

August 30, 1960

An African American physicist and his family are successful in obtaining a home in a white neighborhood in Brighton. Residents on the street conspired to outbid the family, but withdrew their purchase offer after being mentioned in a lawsuit by the physicist.

Jack Williams, “Agreement Reported Giving Home Option To Negro Physicist,” Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, NY), August 30, 1960.
Reprinted with permission from Democrat and Chronicle and ProQuest.

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