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L. Henry Gissel, Jr., interview
Date
1985-11-03
Main contributor
Schwartz, Jon
Summary
Interview with Henry Gissel about growing up in the Riverside neighborhood in the WWII era. In particular he notes that the Jewish and non-Jewish children all played together, though some differences emerged as Jewish boys began to prepare for Bar mitzvahs.
Contributor
Gissel, L. Henry, Jr.
Genre
interviews
Subjects
Urbanization; Bar mitzvah
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
00:07:58
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/do8907tp932; Other: ID 2010-020, AV Shelving; ArchivesSpace URI: https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/archival_objects/35136; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm63827c00g