Bitsy Proler interview
- Main contributor
Bitsy Proler recalls why she moved to Riverside in 1953. She discusses affluence in the Jewish community during this time, specifically as it pertained to Jewish women. She discusses her own entry into the upper class. She talks about scare tactics and blockbusting in the neighborhood. Proler recalls an experience with antisemitism in 1956.
Urbanization; Antisemitism; Scare tactics; Blockbusting
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/pm1501pg52v
- Finding Aid
This item is accessible by: the public.