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Baytown-La Porte Tunnel Opening
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.
[Notes on oral history interview with Norman Brooks Culver, February 25, 1976]
Interview with Norman Brooks (Doc) Culver, a Humble Oil Refining Company hospital worker and World War I veteran, from Baytown, Texas. Mr. Culver answers questions and describes his experience in Baytown working as a hospital worker for Humble, after he arrived in 1919.
Oral History Interview
Interview with about the history of Grapevine, Texas.
Oral History Interview
Interview about the history of Grapevine, Texas.
Oral History Interview with Adam Briggle, 2015
Audio interview with Adam Briggle, a professor at the University of North Texas, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Professor Briggle focuses on several topics including his initial engagement with the fracking referendum, being contacted by the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation), the writing of the fracking ban, his reactions to the passing of the ban, and his arrest for protesting fracking.
Oral History Interview with Adam Briggle, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Adam Briggle, a professor at the University of North Texas, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Professor Briggle focuses on several topics including his initial engagement with the fracking referendum, being contacted by the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation), the writing of the fracking ban, his reactions to the passing of the ban, and his arrest for protesting fracking.
Oral History Interview with Al Flocke, October 22, 2000
Interview with Al Flocke, a radio operator during World War II. He discusses his flight training and being the radio operator on a B-24 bomber which did raids on Guam, Turk, Iwo Jima and other islands. He also relates anecdotes about food, rations, and living conditions on the islands.
Oral History Interview with Alan W. Saunders, October 8, 2004
Interview with Alan W. "Buck" Saunders of New Braunfels, Texas, a veteran of the Army Air Force during World War Two. The interview includes Saunders' personal experiences while in the Air Force, including the China-Burma-India Theater and memories of flying cargo to China over the Himalayas. Mr. Saunders also talks about life before and after his service.
Oral History Interview with Alan W. Saunders, October 8, 2004
Interview with Alan W. "Buck" Saunders, a pilot during World War II. He discusses joining the Army Air Corps, becoming an airplane mechanic, and going to flight school for pilot training. He was stationed in India and flew supplies into China over the Himalayas (known by pilots as "the Hump"). In China, he traded items such as jewelry or opium for information on Japanese troop placements in Burma. He also discusses his meetings with native Burmese and talks about later experiences he had after the war and during the Vietnam War.
Oral History Interview with Alana Irby, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Alana Irby, a geography major at the University of North Texas, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum.
Oral History Interview with Alana Irby, 2015
Audio interview with Alana Irby, a geography major at the University of North Texas, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum.
Oral History Interview with Alana Irby, 2015
Audio interview with Alana Irby, a geography major at the University of North Texas, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum.
Oral History Interview with Albert Bouley, June 27, 2001
Interview with Albert Bouley, a U. S. Marine during World War II. He discusses his enlistment in the Marines just after Pearl Harbor; his assignment to the 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Division; the battle of Guadalcanal; malaria and dysentery; the battle of Cape Gloucester; the use of Pavuvu as a base; the battle of Peleliu; his return to the United States; guard duty at the Brooklyn Naval Yard and his service as an instructor in a heavy weapons school before the end of the war. He joined the Air Force 2 1/2 years later to be able to fly and work on planes, then retire to become a teacher in California, and finally settled in Texas.
Oral History Interview with Alena Mosley, October 16, 1979
Interview with Alena Mosley. Topics include the Hstory of Baytown, TX.
Oral History Interview with Alice Fayle
Interview with Alice Fayle. Topics include her life in early Baytown, TX.
Oral History Interview with Amy, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Amy (last name is unknown), an English major at Texas Women's University (TWU), regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. The interview appears to take place at a rally designed to inform listeners about the effects of hydraulic fracturing (fracking).
Oral History Interview with Amy, 2015
Audio interview with Amy (last name is unknown), an English major at Texas Women's University (TWU), regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. The interview appears to take place at a rally designed to inform listeners about the effects of hydraulic fracturing (fracking).
[Oral History Interview with Annie B. Watters]
Interview with Annie Watters about the history of Grapevine, Texas.
[Oral History Interview with Annie Louise Bennett Tate]
Interview with Annie Louise Bennett Tate about the history of Grapevine, Texas.
Oral History Interview with Annie May Web, March 24, 2001
Interview with Annie (Amy) May Webb discussing her husband's service and her experiences on the homefront during World War II. She describes delivering word of the birth of their daughter to her husband while he was aboard the USS Bennington serving with VMF-112.
[Oral History Interview with Annie Trigg, June 14, 1993]
Interview with Annie Trigg about the history of Grapevine, Texas.
Oral History Interview with Arwin Bowden, March 9, 2000
Interview with Arwin Bowden, a marine during World War II. He begins by discussing his training in San Diego and New Zealand before the Battle of Tarawa. He describes being wounded in the battle, the casualties he saw, and being shipped back to Pearl Harbor for treatment before joining the battle of Saipan. He describes ancedotes about Japanese killing themselves rather than surrendering, eating food from a garden watered from rainwater running down from outhouses, the wages he made, and the time he had leave.
Oral History Interview with B. E. Wilson, February 20, 1976
Interview with B. E. Wilson. Topics include the Humble dormitory, work in the refinery, the 1930's, company benefits, World War II era and post-World War II, and his Civil War interests.
Oral History Interview with Barney Webber, May 5, 1986
Interview with Barney Webber, a resident of Baytown, Texas since 1920. Webber answers general questions and describes life in early Baytown including crime, schooling, transportation and social life.
Oral History Interview with Bervin Caswell, February 15, 2001
A video interview with Dr. Bervin O. Caswell (McMurry class of 1938) in which Dr. Caswell discusses his memories of McMurry. Dr. Caswell was a long-time United Methodist minister in New Mexico and West Texas, and received an honorary Doctor of Divinity from McMurry in 1964 and a lifetime achievement award from McMurry in 2004.
Oral History Interview with Bessie Jane Kilgore Busch, October 2, 1979
Interview with Bessie Jane Kilgore Busch, a resident of Cedar Bayou, Texas circa 1900-1925. Busch details her childhood and early life in Cedar Bayou as well as the oil boom and early days of Baytown, Texas.
[Oral History Interview with Bill Hilliard, June 1, 1993]
Interview with Bill Hilliard about the history of Grapevine, Texas.
[Oral History Interview with Bill Millican]
Interview with Bill Millican about the history of Grapevine, Texas.
[Oral History Interview with Bill Millican]
Interview with Bill Millican about the history of Grapevine, Texas.
[Oral History Interview with Bill Yancey]
Interview with Bill Yancey about the history of Grapevine, Texas.
Oral History Interview with Blanche DuPlantis, August 18, 1986
Interview with Blanche DuPlantis, a longtime resident of Baytown since approximately 1920. DuPlantis explains her work in creating a new Episcopalian Church within the city, and their ascension to parish status in 1936. Most of her stories revolve around the church and the original congregation from the early 1920's.
Oral History Interview with Blanche Duplantis February 9, 1976
Interview with Blanche. DuPlantis, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include 1923 through post World War II: Baytown in the 1920's and 1930's, the effect of World War II, banking business, the founding of Trinity Episcopal Church.
Oral History Interview with Blanche DuPlantis, February 9, 1976
Interview with Blanche DuPlantis, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include 1923 through post World War II: Baytown in the 1920's and 1930's, the effect of World War II, banking business, the founding of Trinity Episcopal Church.
Oral History Interview with Bob Kalbitz, 1983
Interview with Bob Kalbitz, speaking of the insurance losses after Hurricane Alicia hit in August 1983. Kalbitz describes in depth the insurance claims, and the damages brought on by the Hurricane, and a few anecdotes concerning insurance laws passed in Texas during the 1970's.
Oral History Interview with Boyd K. Miller, January 21, 2003
Interview with Boyd K. Miller, a draftsman and pilot during World War II. He discusses being drafted out of college and working as an artist and draftsman. Since he studied art in college, he worked on diagrams and charts. He then transferred to the Air Corps to become a pilot and trained in Pennsylvania, Mississippi, Alabama, New York, Georgia, Florida and Texas.
Oral History Interview with Buck Gibson, October 19, 2002
Interview with Buck Gibson of Waco, Texas, a veteran from the United States Navy during World War Two. The interview includes some of Strauss' background before and after the war as well as his personal experiences while in the Navy, including memories of his training, life in the Navy, the sinking of the USS Indianapolis, and what happened after he was rescued.
Oral History Interview with Buck Gibson, October 19, 2002
Interview with Buck Gibson of Waco, Texas, a veteran from the United States Navy during World War Two. The interview includes some of Mr. Gibson's background before and after the war as well as his personal experiences while in the Navy, including memories of his training, life in the Navy, the sinking of the USS Indianapolis, and what happened after he was rescued.
Oral History Interview with C. M. Dickerson, June 29, 1976
Interview with C. M. Dickerson, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include the petroleum industry and trade in Baytown, TX.
Oral History Interview with Candice Bernd, 2015
Audio interview with Candice Bernd, a journalist and anti-fracking activist in Denton, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. MS. Bernd reviews her involvement and opinion on the Fracking Referendum and the overarching effects of House Bill 40 (HB40).
Oral History Interview with Candice Bernd, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Candice Bernd, a journalist and anti-fracking activist in Denton, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. MS. Bernd reviews her involvement and opinion on the Fracking Referendum and the overarching effects of House Bill 40 (HB40).
Oral History Interview with Carl Peltier, March 4, 2001
Interview with Carl Peltier, a U. S Marine during World War II. He begins by discussing his reaction to the attack on Pearl Harbor. He then joined the Marines when he was old enough. He trained in San Diego before shipping out to Hawaii where he joined the 2nd Marine Division. Further training included heavy weapons and mortars. Later, he landed on Saipan and describes his small arms and rations. He witnessed General Simon Buckner getting killed on Okinawa. He was later wounded on Okinawa. After the war ended, Peltier served in the Pentagon during the Korean War.
Oral History Interview with Carolyn Barta, March 30, 2012
Interview with Carolyn Barta,a journalist and professor in Dallas, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her educational background and her career writing for The Dallas Morning News about features and covering political campaigns.
Oral History Interview with Catherine Terrill, October 10, 1982
Interview with Catherine Terrill about the history of Grapevine, Texas.
Oral History Interview with Catherine Terrill, October 10, 1982
Interview with Catherine Terrill about the history of Grapevine, Texas.
Oral History Interview with Chad Pearson, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Chad Pearson, a history professor at Collin College in Plano, Texas, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Professor Pearson specializes in the study of employers and business organizations that engage in tactics to present their own personal agendas as the desires of a larger population.
Oral History Interview with Chad Pearson, 2015
Audio interview with Chad Pearson, a history professor at Collin College in Plano, Texas, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Professor Pearson specializes in the study of employers and business organizations that engage in tactics to present their own personal agendas as the desires of a larger population.
Oral History Interview with Charles A. LeMaistre, May 6, 2004
Interview with Dr. Charles A. LeMaistre, beginning with the story about how he met his wife, Joyce Trapp LeMaistre. This story intermingles with his early career that lead him to his role as Chancellor at the University of Texas in Austin. Dr. LeMaistre offers insight into the effect desegregation had on the University of Texas campus and M. D. Anderson’s faculty diversity. He recounts how he was offered the presidential position at M. D. Anderson, the transition in administrative procedures, and growth of the institution. Dr. LeMaistre shares his wife’s personal fight with cancer and uses it as an example of how effective the institution’s policies and procedures. Dr. LeMaistre’s modesty in his administrative accomplishments shine a light on the high regard he had for his team and institutional family. The interview concludes with Dr. LeMaistre crediting members of the University Cancer Foundation Board of Visitors and donors.
Oral History Interview with Charles A. Young, 1988
Interview with Charles A. Young, who arrived in Baytown in 1916, but also grew up in Evergreen, Texas. Young discusses his growing up in Evergreen, moving back to Baytown and working in the oil fields during his career with the Humble Refinery.
[Oral History Interview with Charles Jackson]
Interview with Charles Jackson about the history of Grapevine, Texas.
[Oral History Interview with Charles Jackson]
Interview with Charles Jackson about the history of Grapevine, Texas.