Jim McConn, Johnny Goyen, and Bill Archer interview
- Main contributor
McConn, former mayor of Houston, credits the peacefulness of Riverside's integration to the Black community and its leadership. McConn predicts that with some repair, Riverside could become one of Houston's top neighborhoods again. Johnny Goyen joins McConn to talk about games they used to play as children in the neighborhood. Bill Archer joins McConn and Goyen to talk about school at St. Mary of the Purification Catholic Church.
McConn, Jim; Archer, Bill; Goyen, Johnny
Urbanization; St. Mary of the Purification Catholic Church
Riverside, Houston; Houston, Texas
- 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
Digital Object: https://id.lib.uh.edu/ark:/84475/do3890rs14q; Other: ID 2010-020, AV Shelving; ArchivesSpace URI: https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/archival_objects/35164; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm4402q634b
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