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Clen Del Vance, Sr., interview
Date
1985-10-20
Main contributor
Schwartz, Jon
Summary
Clen Del Vance, Sr., shares memories of the Jack Caesar bombing, and how it related to southern justice. He talks about his background as a postal worker, and what it meant socially to be a postal worker. He shares a story in which a white realtor tried to enlist him in a blockbusting scheme. He speaks about the relationship between black residents and Jewish residents in Riverside.
Contributor
Del Vance, Clen, Sr.
Genre
interviews
Subjects
Urbanization; Jack Caesar Bombing, 1953; Blockbusting
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
00:23:26
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/do5767wn53g; Other: ID 2010-020, AV Shelving; ArchivesSpace URI: https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/archival_objects/35202; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm9453ww19r