Alvin Zimmerman interview
- Main contributor
Alvin Zimmerman shares memories of growing up in Riverside in the 1950s, and the sense of safety he felt. He discusses "white flight" in Riverside, and the role of the bayou as a racial boundary in Riverside. He recalls the Weingarten's supermarket sit-in protest.
Urbanization; Civil rights demonstrations; Weingarten's; White flight
Riverside, Houston; Houston, Texas
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- Physical Description
Digitization and access for this item is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and Texas State Library and Archives Commission (2018).
This interview was used in the creation of Jon Schwartz’s documentary film “This Is Our Home, It Is Not For Sale.”
University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
Houston History Archives
This Is Our Home, It Is Not For Sale Film Collection
- Other Identifiers
Other: ID 2010-020, AV Shelving; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm55977v21p
- Finding Aid
This item is accessible by: the public.