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Jim McConn, Johnny Goyen, and Bill Archer interview
Date
1985-11-08
Main contributor
Schwartz, Jon
Summary
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.
Contributors
McConn, Jim; Archer, Bill; Goyen, Johnny
Genre
interviews
Subjects
Urbanization; St. Mary of the Purification Catholic Church
Locations
Riverside, Houston; Houston, Texas
Collection
This Is Our Home It Is Not For Sale
Unit
University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
Language
English
Terms of Use
["In Copyright"]
Physical Description
00:27:48
Notes

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.”

Collection

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