Oral History Interview with Jim Nelson, April 7, 1977

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Interview with Jim Nelson, a resident of Baytown, Texas since 1919. Nelson describes life prior to moving to Baytown, his family history in the area, and his later work with the oil rigs.

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2 sound recordings (80 min., 54 sec.) : digital

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Webber, Betsy & Nelson, Jim April 7, 1977.

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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 Jim Nelson, a resident of Baytown, Texas since 1919. Nelson describes life prior to moving to Baytown, his family history in the area, and his later work with the oil rigs.

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2 sound recordings (80 min., 54 sec.) : digital

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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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Oral History Interview with Jim Nelson, April 7, 1977

Interview with Jim Nelson, a resident of Baytown, Texas since 1919. Nelson describes life prior to moving to Baytown, his family history in the area, and his later work with the oil rigs.

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  • April 7, 1977

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  • April 20, 2017, 3:25 p.m.

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  • June 1, 2017, 4:47 p.m.

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Webber, Betsy & Nelson, Jim. Oral History Interview with Jim Nelson, April 7, 1977, audio recording, April 7, 1977; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth845073/: accessed June 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lee College.