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Manning M. Mott interview
Date
1985-10-28
Main contributor
Schwartz, Jon
Summary
Manning M. Mott discusses the different reactions of white residents to the black residents moving into Riverside. Mott discusses the change in quality of city services once Riverside became a predominantly black neighborhood. Mott discusses how demographics of the Third Ward are changing. Mott says the transition of Riverside from having majority white residents to having majority black residents was violent, contrary to popular opinion. He says the presence of the KKK was felt, and the Houston Police Department was a threatening presence in the community, falsely imprisoning black residents.
Contributor
Mott, Manning M.
Genre
interviews
Subjects
Urbanization; Houston Police Department
Locations
Riverside, Houston; Houston, Texas; Third Ward, Houston
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
00:26:58
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/do6006t0095; Other: ID 2010-020, AV Shelving; ArchivesSpace URI: https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/archival_objects/35168; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm8600nv16f