Public Historians at Work

Stories from the Third Ward: Feeding the Third Ward

February 09, 2022 Center for Public History @ University of Houston Season 1 Episode 15
Public Historians at Work
Stories from the Third Ward: Feeding the Third Ward
Show Notes

***WINNER OF THE 2022 UH MEDIA AND MOVING IMAGE STUDENT PRIZE COMPETITION, CRITICAL CATEGORY***

In this special episode, Jovan Slaughter - a UH graduate student in Public History - tells the story of Cream Burger, a family-owned burger joint on the edge of the UH campus. Opened in the early 1960s by her parents, Beverly Greenwood talks about her family’s 60-year mission to feed their community throughout the many changes of Third Ward. 

This episode was researched and recorded by Jovan Slaughter for the Center for Public History at the University of Houston.

To learn more: 

Correa, Melissa. 2021. “Cream Burger in Houston’s Third Ward celebrates 60 years in business.” KHOU 11. 

If you are in Houston, stop by Cream Burger at 3481 Elgin Street and talk to Ms. Greenwood yourself! 

Interview with Ms. Greenwood recorded by Jovan Slaughter on April 8, 2021. 

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Smooth Day” by Ketsa
This Way for Joyous Street” by Ketsa
Funky Garden” by Ketsa
Blue Ones” by Ketsa