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Jack Weingarten interview
Date
1985-11-08
Main contributor
Schwartz, Jon
Summary
Jack Weingarten recalls moving from north to south of the bayou as a child. He describes playing around the bayou and seeing baptisms take place there. He recalls playing in the Kuhlmann Cemetery behind the Weingarten mansion. He talks about the origins of Beth Yeshurun, and the role architect Joe Finger played in its construction. Weingarten compares his Riverside home to his River Oaks home. He recalls the Weingarten's supermarket sit-in protest.
Contributor
Weingarten, Jack
Genre
interviews
Subjects
Urbanization; Kuhlmann Cemetery; Congregation Beth Yeshurun; Finger, Joe
Locations
Riverside, Houston; Houston, Texas; River Oaks, Houston
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
00:24:01
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/do6757nq87k; Other: ID 2010-020, AV Shelving; ArchivesSpace URI: https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/archival_objects/35223; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm4436tz423