Sidney Smiley interview
- Main contributor
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.
Urbanization; The Informer (Newspaper); Racism
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/do9078gh283; Other: ID 2010-020, AV Shelving; ArchivesSpace URI: https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/archival_objects/35191; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm8566j3112
This item is accessible by: the public.