Evelyn B. and Peter Thornton interview
- Main contributor
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.
Thornton, Evelyn B.; Thornton, Peter
Urbanization; Jack Caesar Bombing, 1953
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/do7474cq543; Other: ID 2010-020, AV Shelving; ArchivesSpace URI: https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/archival_objects/35200; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm82257g33x
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