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Sidney Smiley interview
Date
1985-10-16
Main contributor
Schwartz, Jon
Summary
Sid Smiley talks about being misquoted by The Informer newspaper and subsequently being viewed as racist by the Riverside community, and the negative effect that had on him. He describes himself as having been "blackballed" in the city after being depicted as racist.
Contributor
Smiley, Sidney
Genre
interviews
Subjects
Urbanization; The Informer (Newspaper); Racism
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
00:16:18
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/do9078gh283; Other: ID 2010-020, AV Shelving; ArchivesSpace URI: https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/archival_objects/35191; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm8566j3112