[Speech by Wanda Orton to the Bay Area Heritage Society]

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

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Speech made by Wanda Orton to the Bay Area Heritage Society discussing Texas heroes that had lived in the Baytown area dating back to the time before the Texas Revolution, such as David G. Burnet, Sam Houston, etc.

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1 sound recording (61 min., 52 sec.) : digital

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Orton, Wanda April 29, 1980.

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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: [Speech by Wanda Orton to the Bay Area Heritage Society]
  • Added Title: Texas Heroes in the Baytown Area
  • Series Title: Baytown Oral Histories

Description

Speech made by Wanda Orton to the Bay Area Heritage Society discussing Texas heroes that had lived in the Baytown area dating back to the time before the Texas Revolution, such as David G. Burnet, Sam Houston, etc.

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1 sound recording (61 min., 52 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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[Transcription of Speech by Wanda Orton to the Bay Area Heritage Society] - ark:/67531/metapth1029513

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  • April 29, 1980

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  • April 20, 2017, 3:25 p.m.

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  • June 8, 2017, 1:04 p.m.

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Orton, Wanda. [Speech by Wanda Orton to the Bay Area Heritage Society], audio recording, April 29, 1980; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth845146/: accessed October 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lee College.