Oral History Interviews with Garrett R. Herring, February 1980

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Interview with Garrett R. Herring, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include his early life in Humble and his subsequent arrival in 1917 to Middletown (Pelly), an account of the growth of the town, a lynching, origin of street names in Goose Creek, and the Herring Drug Store.

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4 sound recordings (1 hr., 50 min., 50 sec.) : digital

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Swofford, Sarah & Herring, Garrett R. {1980-02-07, 1980-02-14}.

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This audio recording is part of the collection entitled: Lee College Oral Histories and one other and was provided by Lee College to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 41 times , with 12 in the last month . More information about this recording can be viewed below.

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Lee College

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 Interviews with Garrett R. Herring, February 1980
  • Added Title: Oral History Interview with Garrett R. Herring, February 7, 1980
  • Added Title: Oral History Interview with Garrett R. Herring, February 14, 1980
  • Series Title: Baytown Oral Histories

Description

Interview with Garrett R. Herring, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include his early life in Humble and his subsequent arrival in 1917 to Middletown (Pelly), an account of the growth of the town, a lynching, origin of street names in Goose Creek, and the Herring Drug Store.

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4 sound recordings (1 hr., 50 min., 50 sec.) : 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.

Texas Oral History Collection

The Texas Oral History Collection is a group of oral history interviews from a variety of people discussing their lives in Texas.

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[Outline of Interviews with Garrett R. Herring, February 1980] (Text)

[Outline of Interviews with Garrett R. Herring, February 1980]

Outline of an interview with Garrett R. Herring, a resident of the Baytown, Texas area since his arrival in 1917. This outline notes some topics covered by Herring during the interview such as his arrival to town, lynchings taking place, and the creation of street names in town.

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[Outline of Interviews with Garrett R. Herring, February 1980], ark:/67531/metapth845103

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  • {1980-02-07, 1980-02-14}

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  • April 20, 2017, 3:25 p.m.

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  • June 8, 2017, 12:43 p.m.

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Swofford, Sarah & Herring, Garrett R. Oral History Interviews with Garrett R. Herring, February 1980, audio recording, {1980-02-07, 1980-02-14}; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth845088/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lee College.