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Joe Russell interview
Date
1985-10-21
Main contributor
Schwartz, Jon
Summary
Joe Russell describes how his family came to live in the Riverside area. He talks about how integration affected the neighborhood, and how long it took it took the different sides of the bayou to become predominantly black. He talks about the yard sign movement, blockbusting, and the real estate business in Riverside.
Contributor
Russell, Joe
Genre
interviews
Subjects
Urbanization; 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
00:22:16
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/do53246r53m; Other: ID 2010-020, AV Shelving; ArchivesSpace URI: https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/archival_objects/35183; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm5255z740j