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Edith Eisner interview
Date
1985-10-23
Main contributor
Schwartz, Jon
Summary
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.
Contributor
Eisner, Edith
Genre
interviews
Subjects
Urbanization; Integration; Harris County Psychiatric Center
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
00:09:04
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/do9419s4117; Other: ID 2010-020, AV Shelving; ArchivesSpace URI: https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/archival_objects/35130; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm5221tg26m