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Baytown-La Porte Tunnel Opening

Description: 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.
Date: September 22, 1953
Duration: 2 hours 3 minutes 25 seconds
Creator: Murrow, Edward R.; Cook, Tommy & Shivers, Allen
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Alf Klaveness, April 16, 2004

Description: Interview with Alf Klaveness, a commanding officer on the destroyer USS Benham. Klaveness begins by discussing his family history after coming here from Norway and working for John Rockefeller; he answers questions about his role in the Navy and describes being in Tokyo Bay during the surrender of Japan on the USS Missouri.
Date: May 20, 2005
Creator: Walker, Tracy & Klaveness, Alf
Partner: Lee College
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