HATTIE MCDANIEL'S HOUSE
Hattie McDaniel’s house at 2203 S. Harvard St. in the West Adams district of LA.
In 1949-ten years after she won an Academy Award for Gone With The Wind white residents filed a lawsuit to forbid sale of houses to non-whites using what had been a covenant clause in their deeds. McDaniel took them to court and won the case. Thus ending this practice.
repost courtesy~ Illeana Douglas~ los angeles/antebellum correspondent