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Sammye Hughes interview
Date
1985-10-13
Main contributor
Schwartz, Jon
Summary
Sammye Hughes shares memories of moving to Riverside as a child, and being the first black child on her block. Hughes voices her concerns about incoming neighbors and the prices of housing in Riverside. She discusses the problems brought about by absentee landlords, and the steps the neighborhood needs to take to restore Riverside. She talks about reactions of the black community to the Jack Caesar bombing.
Contributor
Hughes, Sammye
Genre
interviews
Subjects
Urbanization; Deed restrictions; Jack Caesar Bombing, 1953
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
00:21:10
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/do6245q966h; Other: ID 2010-020, AV Shelving; ArchivesSpace URI: https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/archival_objects/35221; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm0921gj24h