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Holly Hogrobrooks and Otis King interview
Date
1988-10-27
Main contributor
Schwartz, Jon
Summary
Interview with Holly Hogrobrooks and Otis King about the sit-in protest at Weingarten's supermarket. Hogrobrooks begins by discussing the history of sit-in protests in Houston, beginning with Texas Southern University. They talk about the selection of Weingarten's supermarket, and the black community's view of Riverside on the south side of the bayou. Hogrobrooks describes the reaction of shoppers to the student protest, and their own non-violent strategy.
Contributors
Hogrobrooks, Holly A.; King, Otis H.
Genre
interviews
Subjects
Urbanization; Weingarten's; Civil rights demonstrations; Texas Southern University
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
00:11:35
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/do31741s46s; Other: ID 2010-020, AV Shelving; ArchivesSpace URI: https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/archival_objects/35143; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm68602109j