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James, Michael, and John Tucker interview
Date
1986-07-07
Main contributor
Schwartz, Jon
Summary
Jim and John Tucker talk about moving to Riverside as adolescents in 1968, when their father became pastor of St. James' Episcopal Church. John Tucker talks about feeling included by his black classmates, and noticing the prejudices among his white peers. John discusses use of the N-word. Michael talks about growing up with black friends and trying to assimilate in a predominantly black neighborhood. He credits his lack of prejudice to growing up in Riverside.
Contributors
Tucker, James T.; Tucker, Michael; Tucker, John
Genre
interviews
Subject
Urbanization
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
00:23:24
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.”

This item is from an archival collection and may contain content which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

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/do2627zm16b; Other: ID 2010-020, AV Shelving; ArchivesSpace URI: https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/archival_objects/35224; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm0955m927x