Bus Ride to Liberation: a Historical Video Documentary of the Acres Homes Transit Company in Houston, Texas

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The Acres Homes Transit Company in Houston, Texas is Texas' first African American owned and operated bus company. Some say it is the first in the South. The company was developed during the height of the civil rights period. It serves as an establishment of economic empowerment during the oppressive civil rights era. The video is a historical visual documentation of the bus company from its beginning to its end. An accompanying written profile describes the research process, the pre-production, production and post-production stages, as well as future proposals for the documentary.

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Childress, Doris (Doris Elaine) May 1994.

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The Acres Homes Transit Company in Houston, Texas is Texas' first African American owned and operated bus company. Some say it is the first in the South. The company was developed during the height of the civil rights period. It serves as an establishment of economic empowerment during the oppressive civil rights era. The video is a historical visual documentation of the bus company from its beginning to its end. An accompanying written profile describes the research process, the pre-production, production and post-production stages, as well as future proposals for the documentary.

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Childress, Doris (Doris Elaine). Bus Ride to Liberation: a Historical Video Documentary of the Acres Homes Transit Company in Houston, Texas, thesis, May 1994; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279071/: accessed September 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .