Sidney and Mary Smiley interview
- Main contributor
Sid and Mary Smiley share memories of their neighbors in Riverside. Sid talks about the reaction to the Jack Caesar bombing, and the communication that took place between the white residents and the incoming Black residents of Riverside. Mary talks about how their feelings towards desegregation are different because they're Northerners.
Smiley, Mary; Smiley, Sidney
Urbanization; Jack Caesar Bombing, 1953; Desegregation
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/do0238w9598; Other: ID 2010-020, AV Shelving; ArchivesSpace URI: https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/archival_objects/35190; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm24579s81b
This item is accessible by: the public.