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Oral History Interview with Exxon Oilers Baseball Players, July 18, 1975

Description: Interview with J. W. Carroll, B. B. Williams, Melvin Barry, and Bob Kalbitz, all members of the Exxon Oilers baseball team from Baytown, Texas. After a short introduction by Webber, these men all answer questions and describe their experiences before they arrived in Baytown and during their playing days for the Oilers.
Date: July 18, 1975
Creator: Webber, Betsy; Carroll, J. W.; Williams, B. B.; Barry, Melvin & Kalbitz, Bob
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Exxon Oilers Baseball Players, July 18, 1975

Description: Interview with J. W. Carroll, B. B. Williams, Melvin Barry, and Bob Kalbitz, all members of the Exxon Oilers baseball team from Baytown, Texas. After a short introduction by Webber, these men all answer questions and describe their experiences before they arrived in Baytown and during their playing days for the Oilers.
Date: July 18, 1975
Creator: Webber, Betsy; Carroll, J. W.; Williams, B. B.; Barry, Melvin & Kalbitz, Bob
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interviews with Garrett R. Herring, February 1980

Description: Interview with Garrett R. Herring, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include his early life in Humble and his subsequent arrival in 1917 to Middletown (Pelly), an account of the growth of the town, a lynching, origin of street names in Goose Creek, and the Herring Drug Store.
Date: {1980-02-07, 1980-02-14}
Creator: Swofford, Sarah & Herring, Garrett R.
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with L. Karl Grimes, September 25, 1979

Description: Interview with L. Karl Grimes, born in Ellis County in 1895 and moved to Baytown, Texas in 1925. Grimes answers a few questions about his experiences and tells lengthy stories concerning his early life in Ellis County as well as his move to Baytown. Grimes covers his employment at Humble Oil and Refining Co. as well as issues concerning Mexican American children being allowed to go to school in Baytown.
Date: September 25, 1979
Creator: Swofford, Sarah & Grimes, L. Karl
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Norman Brooks Culver, September 19, 1979

Description: Interview with Norman Brooks Culver, a hospital worker for Humble Oil Refining Company in Baytown, Texas. Culver tells of his experiences working for Humble and the medical are given for the company, as well as a few anecdotes concerning the history of Baytown such as Humble Day celebrations.
Date: September 19, 1979
Creator: Swofford, Sarah & Culver, Norman Brooks
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with George Ellender, May 1976

Description: Interview with George Ellender, a longtime resident of Baytown, Texas after being born in Cedar Bayou, Texas in 1888. Ellender answers questions about his early life as well as the early growth of both Cedar Bayou and Baytown, and the impact of Hurricane Carla in 1961.
Date: May 1976
Creator: Ellender, George & Fergerson, Elaine
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Jimmy Carroll, February 25, 1986

Description: Interview with Jimmy Carroll, an early resident of Baytown, Texas. Carroll explains how he came to Baytown from Houston in 1919 to work at the Humble Refinery, and continues to describe the early history of the refinery. Carroll continues on to share stories about safety and working conditions as well as segregation and the Ku Klux Klan.
Date: February 25, 1986
Creator: Mayo, Martha & Carroll, Jimmy
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Bob Kalbitz, 1983

Description: 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.
Date: 1983-23?
Creator: Mayo, Martha & Kalbitz, Bob
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with James Collins, December 1, 1988

Description: Interview with James Collins, a Vietnam War veteran originally from Galveston, Texas. Collins begins by telling of his experiences in Vietnam, and answering questions concerning aspects of his time overseas. Later in the interview he tells of his family history beginning as captured slaves in Kenya and their servitude in Georgia ultimately ending up in Louisiana after their freedom was granted.
Date: December 1, 1988
Creator: Mayo, Martha & Collins, James
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Phyllis Busch, October 9, 1979

Description: Interview with Phyllis Busch, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include her early life and family background, including a description of tent city, Horace Mann school, 1923, the picture show in Pelly, and her religious and community life in Cedar Bayou.
Date: October 9, 1979
Creator: Swofford, Sarah & Busch, Phyllis
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Virginia Moreno, April 17, 1980

Description: Interview with Virginia Moreno, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include history of Zamora and Moreno families, family history in early Texas and Baytown, courtship of Virginia and Joe Moreno, segregated schools in Baytown, Texas Rangers,Mexican citizens support of Texans against Santa Anna, and founding of Cuahutemoc
Date: April 17, 1980
Creator: Homberger, Myra & Moreno, Virginia
Partner: Lee College