Oral History Interview with J. Bryan Stratton, August 29, 1979

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

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Interview with J. Bryan Stratton, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include the consolidation of the tri-cities into the incorporated city of Baytown, the depression, the beginning of life insurance business, his service in World War II as a staff member of General Omar Bradley's Headquarters Unit, the Charter Commission, and the adoption of the City Charter.

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Swofford, Sarah & Stratton, J. Bryan August 29, 1979.

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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 J. Bryan Stratton, August 29, 1979
  • Series Title: Baytown Oral Histories

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Interview with J. Bryan Stratton, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include the consolidation of the tri-cities into the incorporated city of Baytown, the depression, the beginning of life insurance business, his service in World War II as a staff member of General Omar Bradley's Headquarters Unit, the Charter Commission, and the adoption of the City Charter.

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1 sound recording (29 min., 51 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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Transcript of Oral History Interview with J. Bryan Stratton, August 29, 1979

Transcript of an interview with J. Bryan Stratton, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include the consolidation of the tri-cities into the incorporated city of Baytown, the Depression, the beginning of life insurance business, his service in World War II as a staff member of General Omar Bradley's Headquarters Unit, the Charter Commission, and the adoption of the City Charter.

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  • August 29, 1979

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Swofford, Sarah & Stratton, J. Bryan. Oral History Interview with J. Bryan Stratton, August 29, 1979, audio recording, August 29, 1979; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth845188/: accessed December 9, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lee College.