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Faurice Edwin Prince and Jessie Lee Prince interview
Date
1985-11-11
Main contributor
Schwartz, Jon
Summary
The Princes discuss the origin of the Groovey Grill, and how they chose the Calumet location. They describe wanting to open an establishment for black citizens to be able to frequent. They go on to list the celebrities that have visited the Groovey Grill over the years, and share their business philosophy.
Contributors
Prince, Jessie Lee; Prince, Faurice Edwin
Genre
interviews
Subjects
Urbanization; Groovey Grill
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
00:20:21
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/do0955m9262; Other: ID 2010-020, AV Shelving; ArchivesSpace URI: https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/archival_objects/35172; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm23892861p