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The Early African American Residents

earlyaframcompress.jpgIn 1960, the Levitt organization was ordered by the NJ Supreme Court to remove restrictive racial convenants from its deeds. The first African American residents began moving to Levittown in late 1960. On Nov. 8, 2008, a reception was held in honor of these African American pioneers.

Pictured at left are: Jill Cyrus, Chauncey Barrett, Evelyn Lewis, Vera Williams, Ken Anderson, Wendell Barrett, and Alfreda George.

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