Margie Abrams interview
- Main contributor
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.
Urbanization; Scare tactics
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/do60752h27x; Other: ID 2010-020, AV Shelving; ArchivesSpace URI: https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/archival_objects/35112; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm713333741
This item is accessible by: the public.