Edith Eisner interview
- Main contributor
Interview with Edith Eisner about her move to Riverside in 1960 as it was integrating, despite her friend's dismay. She discusses the "This Is Our Home" yard sign initiative. She also talks about a postman named Mr. Day, who worked for an integrated neighborhood. Eisner discusses the concerns felt over the Harris County Psychiatric Center, and describes how Black and white residents have socialized over the years.
Urbanization; Integration; Harris County Psychiatric Center
Riverside, Houston; Houston, Texas
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- 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
Other: ID 2010-020, AV Shelving; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm5221tg26m
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