Sammye Hughes interview
- Main contributor
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 the reactions of the Black community to the Jack Caesar bombing.
Urbanization; Deed restrictions; Jack Caesar Bombing, 1953
Riverside, Houston; Houston, Texas
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- 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
Other: ID 2010-020, AV Shelving; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm0921gj24h
- Finding Aid
This item is accessible by: the public.