Oral History Interview with James E. Roche, May 1976

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Interview with James E. Roche, a carpenter from Baytown, Texas after moving from New Britain, Connecticut the previous year. Roche answers questions concerning his moving to Texas in search of a job, the national economy, the overall job market, and if he knows others who are in his same situation.

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Roche, Christopher J. & Roche, James E. 1975-08/1976-05.

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Lee College was established as a two-year Junior College in 1931 by the Goosecreek Independent School District, in Baytown. It was created to provide an educational opportunity for students who could not afford it otherwise.

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Interview with James E. Roche, a carpenter from Baytown, Texas after moving from New Britain, Connecticut the previous year. Roche answers questions concerning his moving to Texas in search of a job, the national economy, the overall job market, and if he knows others who are in his same situation.

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2 sound recordings (31 min., 30 sec.) : digital

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[Outline for an Interview with James E. Roche, May 1976] (Text)

[Outline for an Interview with James E. Roche, May 1976]

Questions for an interview with James E. Roche, a carpenter from Baytown, Texas after moving from New Britain, Connecticut the previous year. This outline only contains the list of questions created for the interview; most questions concern the job market and migratory labor in Texas.

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[Outline for an Interview with James E. Roche, May 1976], ark:/67531/metapth845234

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  • 1975-08/1976-05

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Roche, Christopher J. & Roche, James E. Oral History Interview with James E. Roche, May 1976, audio recording, 1975-08/1976-05; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth845023/: accessed December 10, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lee College.