Ray Dickens interview
- Main contributor
Ray Dickens describes what Riverside was like when he lived there, and talks about the neighborhood's reaction to the bombing of Jack Caesar's home and his family moving in as the first Black family. Dickens also talks about George Howell, who was widely believed to be responsible for the bombing of the Caesar home, and the neighbors' reactions to the bombing. He goes on to describe blockbusting that took place.
Urbanization; Howell, George; Blockbusting; Jack Caesar Bombing, 1953
Riverside, Houston; Houston, Texas
- 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/do1501pg55c; Other: ID 2010-020, AV Shelving; ArchivesSpace URI: https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/archival_objects/35125; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm8668xc35g
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