Carman Family interview
- Main contributor
Interview with members of the Carman family: Max, Libby, Kathleen, Doug. They describe the factors that led them to move to Riverside. Mr. and Mrs. Carman relate stories from their past that led them to live in an integrated community. When the schools became integrated, they felt the quality of education had declined drastically and chose to send their children to a private school in another area of Houston. The adult children of the family, Kathleen and Doug, relate stories of feeling different from their classmates. They also talk about their neighborhood friends. Libby Carman describes the foundation of a committee to counter the "white flight" taking place.
Carman, Max; Carman, Libby; Carman, Doug; Carman, Kathleen
Urbanization; Private schools; 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/pm00000000x
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