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Evelyn B. and Peter Thornton interview
Date
1985-10-24/1985-10-26
Main contributor
Schwartz, Jon
Summary
Evelyn and Peter Thornton talk about living north of the bayou, and moving due to all the apartment homes that were built in that area. They characterize their current area south of the bayou as friendly, and talk about the reaction to the Jack Caesar bombing. Peter Thornton compares the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago to Riverside, south of MacGregor.
Contributors
Thornton, Evelyn B.; Thornton, Peter
Genre
interviews
Subjects
Urbanization; Jack Caesar Bombing, 1953
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
00:19:49
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/do7474cq543; Other: ID 2010-020, AV Shelving; ArchivesSpace URI: https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/archival_objects/35200; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm82257g33x