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Margie Abrams interview
Date
1985-10-17
Main contributor
Schwartz, Jon
Summary
Interview with Margie Abrams about living in Riverside Terrace from 1950 to 1967. She describes the importance of having different types of neighbors. Abrams discusses her reaction to the "This is Our Home" sign movement and describes the "scare tactics" used by real estate agents. Abrams discusses her decision to stay in the neighborhood and not "follow the herd," and her eventual decision to leave the neighborhood.
Contributor
Abrams, Margie
Genre
interviews
Subjects
Urbanization; Scare tactics
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
00:13:58
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/do60752h27x; Other: ID 2010-020, AV Shelving; ArchivesSpace URI: https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/archival_objects/35112; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm713333741