Hortense Dixon interview
- Main contributor
Dr. Hortense Dixon describes her concerns about the Harris County Psychiatric Center that is under construction in the neighborhood, and the role of city government in the decision. She gives her view of the university's expansion into the neighborhood and describes changes in the neighborhood over the previous ten years. She discusses William Day's contributions to the neighborhood and his neighborhood advocacy. Dixon describes the role of civic clubs in the neighborhood, and provides a description of area residents.
Urbanization; Day, William; Civic clubs; Harris County Psychiatric Center
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/do7303qx162; Other: ID 2010-020, AV Shelving; ArchivesSpace URI: https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/archival_objects/35126; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm43009x12c
This item is accessible by: the public.