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Basic Information
Type of PlaceOther
Metro Area?Long Island
Politics c. 1860?Strongly Republican
Unions, Organized Labor?Don't Know

Sundown Town Status
Confirmed Sundown Town?Surely
Year of Greatest Interest
Was there an ordinance?Yes, Written Evidence
Sign?Don't Know
Still Sundown?Probably Not, Although Still Very Few Blacks

Census Information
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Main Ethnic Group(s).
Unknown

Group(s) Excluded
Black;Asian;Native American;Jewish;Asian Indian

Comments
Sea Cliff is an incorporated village in Town of Oyster Bay, Nassau County. "Contract for the sale of real property," 11/7/1947: provision "5. No race or nationality other than Caucasian shall use or occupy any portion of the premises or any building now or hereafter erected thereon. This covenant shall not, however, prevent the occupancy of the premises or any such building by domestic servants employed by the owner of the premises or a tenant thereof." 1990: 4,864 total, 92 blacks. The blacks include lots of adolescent males (prep school?), some probable live-in maids. The 92 do include 3 married couples with no children (servants?), 1 male with child(ren), and 1 female with child(ren). Only 5 families of any kind.
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