J. B. Jones interview
- Main contributor
Interview with Dr. J. B. Jones describing how "whites were tipping out" and "blacks were tipping in" when he moved to Riverside in 1959. He discusses the move from north to south of the bayou for people who wanted a less populated area. Jones points to absentee ownership and substandard apartment homes as being to blame for the deterioration of the neighborhood. Jones explains the process he went through to buy his home.
Jones, J. B.
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/do16386h859; Other: ID 2010-020, AV Shelving; ArchivesSpace URI: https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/archival_objects/35148; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm66214p57c
This item is accessible by: the public.