In 1960, a physician and his
wife bought a lot and built a house in the Uplands
neighborhood near Seward Park. When neighbors learned
that Dr. J.R. Henry was black, they organized to stop the family
from moving in.
leader of the white neighborhood group was John L. Scott,
the prominent realtor. Scott offered to “buy out” the Henrys.
right is the report filed with the Civic Unity Committee detailing