Jack Weingarten interview
- Main contributor
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.
Urbanization; Kuhlmann Cemetery; Congregation Beth Yeshurun; Finger, Joe
Riverside, Houston; Houston, Texas; River Oaks, Houston
- 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/do6757nq87k; Other: ID 2010-020, AV Shelving; ArchivesSpace URI: https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/archival_objects/35223; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm4436tz423
This item is accessible by: the public.