George A. Martin interview
- Main contributor
George Martin discusses the decision to live north of the Bayou because of its convenience. He said many people chose to move south of the bayou when the neighborhood became more racially mixed, but his family stayed in the neighborhood to teach his children racial equality. At one point, his was the only white family in the neighborhood. He discusses the yard sign movement. It was his idea to have the This is Our Home signs printed. He talks about the civic club's involvement with the deed restrictions.
Martin, George A.
Urbanization; Civic clubs; Deed restrictions
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/do1535t7621; Other: ID 2010-020, AV Shelving; ArchivesSpace URI: https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/archival_objects/35163; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm3139x1414
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