Oral History Interview with Norman Brooks Culver, September 19, 1979

One of 119 recordings in the series: Baytown Oral Histories available on this site.

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Interview with Norman Brooks Culver, a hospital worker for Humble Oil Refining Company in Baytown, Texas. Culver tells of his experiences working for Humble and the medical are given for the company, as well as a few anecdotes concerning the history of Baytown such as Humble Day celebrations.

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3 sound recordings (1 hr., 12 min., 53 cm.) : digital

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Swofford, Sarah & Culver, Norman Brooks September 19, 1979.

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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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  • Main Title: Oral History Interview with Norman Brooks Culver, September 19, 1979
  • Series Title: Baytown Oral Histories

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Interview with Norman Brooks Culver, a hospital worker for Humble Oil Refining Company in Baytown, Texas. Culver tells of his experiences working for Humble and the medical are given for the company, as well as a few anecdotes concerning the history of Baytown such as Humble Day celebrations.

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3 sound recordings (1 hr., 12 min., 53 cm.) : digital

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Lee College Oral Histories

These oral histories from Lee College cover three separate physical collections: the Baytown World War II Collection, the Baytown Veteran's Oral History Collection, and the Oral Histories of the Citizens of Baytown.

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Transcript of Oral History Interview with Norman Brooks Culver, September 19, 1979 (Text)

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Norman Brooks Culver, September 19, 1979

Transcript of an interview with Norman Brooks Culver, administrator of the Humble Hospital, the hospital owned and operated by the Humble Oil Refining Company in Baytown, Texas. Culver tells of his experiences working for Humble and the medical care provided to company employees, as well as a few anecdotes concerning the history of Baytown, such as Humble Day celebrations, the founding of Baytown's Volunteer Fire Department, and the founding of the charitable organization now known as East Harris County Community Chest.

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Norman Brooks Culver, September 19, 1979 - ark:/67531/metapth1013829

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  • September 19, 1979

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  • April 20, 2017, 3:25 p.m.

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  • June 7, 2018, 8:20 p.m.

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Swofford, Sarah & Culver, Norman Brooks. Oral History Interview with Norman Brooks Culver, September 19, 1979, audio recording, September 19, 1979; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth845046/: accessed December 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lee College.