Baytown-La Porte Tunnel Opening

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

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Interviews with area citizens and speeches of prominent guest speakers, including Allen Shivers, governor, and Tommy Cook, president of Texas Junior Chamber of Commerce. Also, a recording of Edward R. Murrow's radio broadcast of "I can hear it now", recorded July 4, 1953 from station KREL, Baytown, TX.

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4 sound recordings (2 hr., 3 min., 24 sec.) : digital

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Murrow, Edward R.; Cook, Tommy & Shivers, Allen September 22, 1953.

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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 17 times . 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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Interviews with area citizens and speeches of prominent guest speakers, including Allen Shivers, governor, and Tommy Cook, president of Texas Junior Chamber of Commerce. Also, a recording of Edward R. Murrow's radio broadcast of "I can hear it now", recorded July 4, 1953 from station KREL, Baytown, TX.

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4 sound recordings (2 hr., 3 min., 24 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.

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  • September 22, 1953

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  • April 20, 2017, 3:25 p.m.

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  • June 8, 2017, 1:25 p.m.

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Murrow, Edward R.; Cook, Tommy & Shivers, Allen. Baytown-La Porte Tunnel Opening, audio recording, September 22, 1953; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth845090/: accessed November 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lee College.