Oral History Interview with Raymond Kilgore, May 27, 1986

One of 76 recordings in the series: Baytown Oral Histories available on this site.

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Interview with Raymond Kilgore, a resident of Baytown, TX since approximately 1920. Mr. Kilgore discusses his family life and the early history of Cedar Bayou and Baytown, including the brickyards, the pontoon bridge over Goose Creek, the Interurban to Houston, the fig orchards of Highlands, and life and schooling in Cedar Bayou.

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2 sound recordings (53 min., 35 sec.) : digital

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Mayo, Martha & Kilgore, Raymond May 27, 1986.

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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 Raymond Kilgore, a resident of Baytown, TX since approximately 1920. Mr. Kilgore discusses his family life and the early history of Cedar Bayou and Baytown, including the brickyards, the pontoon bridge over Goose Creek, the Interurban to Houston, the fig orchards of Highlands, and life and schooling in Cedar Bayou.

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2 sound recordings (53 min., 35 sec.) : digital

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  • May 27, 1986

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Mayo, Martha & Kilgore, Raymond. Oral History Interview with Raymond Kilgore, May 27, 1986, audio recording, May 27, 1986; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth845065/: accessed April 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lee College.