Oral History Interview with Louise Fowler Himes, February 4, 1986

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Interview with Louise Fowler Himes, who moved to Cedar Bayou in 1919 as a teacher. Mrs. Himes discusses life when she first moved such as her teaching and going to movies and games with other townspeople. Among other topics, Himes answers questions and describes her experiences with influenza, malaria, the Ku Klux Klan, and the hurricanes of 1900 and 1908.

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2 sound recordings (46 min., 28 sec.) : digital

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Mayo, Martha; Himes, Louise & Fowler, Louise February 4, 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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  • Main Title: Oral History Interview with Louise Fowler Himes, February 4, 1986
  • Series Title: Baytown Oral Histories

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Interview with Louise Fowler Himes, who moved to Cedar Bayou in 1919 as a teacher. Mrs. Himes discusses life when she first moved such as her teaching and going to movies and games with other townspeople. Among other topics, Himes answers questions and describes her experiences with influenza, malaria, the Ku Klux Klan, and the hurricanes of 1900 and 1908.

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2 sound recordings (46 min., 28 sec.) : digital

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  • February 4, 1986

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Mayo, Martha; Himes, Louise & Fowler, Louise. Oral History Interview with Louise Fowler Himes, February 4, 1986, audio recording, February 4, 1986; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth845145/: accessed September 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lee College.