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Oral History Interview with Tara Hunter, 2015
Audio interview with Tara Linn Hunter, a volunteer coordinator for the Frack Free Denton campaign, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Ms. Hunter is also the president of the Denton Drilling Awareness Group. In this interview, Ms. Hunter speaks to her job responsibilities, how she perceives the Texas State legislature, and the effects the frack-free movement has had on neighboring Texas communities.
Oral History Interview with William Hensley, 2015
Transcript of an interview with William Hensley, a Denton resident, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mr. Hensley elaborates on the movie "Gasland" and its role in informing Denton about the fracking movement as well as his thoughts on the harms and benefits of hydraulic fracturing.
Oral History Interview with Elida Tomez, 2015
Audio interview with Elida Tomez, an activist and long-time resident of Denton, Texas, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Ms. Tomez recounts her involvement in the anti-fracking movement and her beliefs concerning the effects fracking has had on Denton and the environment as a whole.
Oral History Interview with Evan Stone, 2015
Audio interview with Evan Stone, a copyright attorney who performs legal services for Frack-Free Denton, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mr. Stone lists a few examples of how he's aided Frack-Free Denton, continues on to explain why HB40 (House Bill 40) was created, and relays instances where fracking companies have damaged the environment.
Oral History Interview with Keely Briggs, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Keely Briggs, a District 2Ora Denton City Council member, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Ms. Briggs discusses how she became involved with the fracking referendum as well as how she perceives the breakdown of the democratic process in the Texas legislature.
Oral History Interview with Keely Briggs, 2015
Audio interview with Keely Briggs, a District 2 Denton City Council member, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Ms. Briggs discusses how she became involved with the fracking referendum as well as how she perceives the breakdown of the democratic process in the Texas legislature.
Oral History Interview with Kevin Roden, October 29, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Kevin Rodan, a Denton City Councilman, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Councilman Roden describes how he became informed about hydraulic fracturing and the effects the fracking referendum had on both the Denton City Council and the community as a whole.
Oral History Interview with Garrett Graham, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Garrett Graham, a Denton, Texas resident and director of the documentary "Don't Frack with Denton", regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Graham recounts how he became involved with the anti-fracking movement, his stance on fracking in general, and how he feels "Don't Frack with Denton" has impacted the community.
Oral History Interview with James Mays, 2015
Transcript of an interview with James Mays, the Superintendent of Planning and Construction with the City of Denton Parks and Recreation department, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mays discusses the issues surrounding the fracking referendum as well as his responsibilities as superintendent.
Oral History Interview with James Mays, 2015
Audio interview with James Mays, the Superintendent of Planning and Construction with the City of Denton Parks and Recreation department, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mays discusses the issues surrounding the fracking referendum as well as his responsibilities as superintendent.
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 Elida Tomez, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Elida Tomez, an activist and long-time resident of Denton, Texas, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Ms. Tomez recounts her involvement in the anti-fracking movement and her beliefs concerning the effects fracking has had on Denton and the environment as a whole.
Oral History Interview with Emily White, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Emily White, a professor of writing, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Professor White briefly defines fracking, explains hydraulic fracturing's effects on the environment, and recites her "Ten Reasons to Ban Fracking".
Oral History Interview with Emily White, 2015
Audio interview with Emily White, a professor of writing, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Professor White briefly defines fracking, explains hydraulic fracturing's effects on the environment, and recites her "Ten Reasons to Ban Fracking".
Oral History Interview with Kevin Roden, October 29, 2015
Audio interview with Kevin Rodan, a Denton City Councilman, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Councilman Roden describes how he became informed about hydraulic fracturing and the effects the fracking referendum had on both the Denton City Council and the community as a whole.
Oral History Interview with Keynan Swanner, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Keynan Swanner, a safety supervisor in the oil and gas industry from Houston, Texas, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mr. Swanner describes his job responsibilities and his personal views on hydraulic fracturing.
Oral History Interview with Keynan Swanner, 2015
Audio interview with Keynan Swanner, a safety supervisor in the oil and gas industry from Houston, Texas, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mr. Swanner describes his job responsibilities and his personal views on hydraulic fracturing.
Oral History Interview with Evan Stone, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Evan Stone, a copyright attorney who performs legal services for Frack-Free Denton, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mr. Stone lists a few examples of how he's aided Frack-Free Denton, continues on to explain why HB40 (House Bill 40) was created, and relays instances where fracking companies have damaged the environment.
Oral History Interview with Garrett Graham, 2015
Audio interview with Garrett Graham, a Denton, Texas resident and director of the documentary "Don't Frack with Denton", regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Graham recounts how he became involved with the anti-fracking movement, his stance on fracking in general, and how he feels "Don't Frack with Denton" has impacted the community.
Oral History Interview with Jarrett Keim, 2015
Audio interview with Jarrett Keim, a professional fracking driller in Oklahoma, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mr. Keim describes his job responsibilities and the intricacies of hydraulic fracturing.
Oral History Interview with Jarrett Keim, 2015
Transcript of a phone interview with Jarrett Keim, a professional fracking driller in Oklahoma, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mr. Keim describes his job responsibilities and the intricacies of hydraulic fracturing.
Oral History Interview with Michael Hennen, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Michael Hennen, president of the Denton Drilling Awareness Group, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mr. Hennen briefly reviews what hydraulic fracturing is, the purpose of Denton Drilling Awareness, and how he views the impacts fracking has had on the environment.
Oral History Interview with Michael Hennen, 2015
Audio interview with Michael Hennen, president of the Denton Drilling Awareness Group, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mr. Hennen briefly reviews what hydraulic fracturing is, the purpose of Denton Drilling Awareness, and how he views the impacts fracking has had on the environment.
Oral History Interview with Dr. Deborah Armintor, 2015
Audio interview with Dr. Deborah Armintor, an English professor at UNT (the University of North Texas) since 2002, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Dr. Armintor describes her involvement with the anti-fracking movement immediately following the passage of HB40 (House Bill 40).
Oral History Interview with Dr. Deborah Armintor, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Dr. Deborah Armintor, an English professor at UNT (the University of North Texas) since 2002, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Dr. Armintor describes her involvement with the anti-fracking movement immediately following the passage of HB40 (House Bill 40).
Oral History Interview with William Hensley, 2015
Audio interview with William Hensley, a Denton resident, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mr. Hensley elaborates on the movie "Gasland" and its role in informing Denton about the fracking movement as well as his thoughts on the harms and benefits of hydraulic fracturing.
Oral History Interviews with Marjorie Eastwood, Mary C. Easley, and Mary B. Bonds, October 1987
Interview with Marjorie Eastwood, Mary C. Easley, and Mary B. Bonds from Baytown, Texas. These three women answer questions and describing their social and work experiences working at the Humble Oil Refinery during World War II.
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 Clifford Warren, November 10, 1987
Interview with Clifford Warren, a veteran of World War II spending 3 1/2 years in captivity following the Battle of Corregidor. Warren answers many questions regarding his participation in World War II and shares his experiences of being held prisoner in Japanese prison camps.
Oral History Interview with Millicent W. Bounds, November 22, 1976
Interview with Millicent W. Bounds, a longtime resident of the Pelly/Baytown, Texas area. Mrs. Bounds answers questions relating to her family history in Texas, noting that her grandparents arrived in Texas in 1875. She goes on to talk about her husband T. Hubbard Bounds, the former fire marshal of the Pelly and Goose Creek Fire Department.
Oral History Interview with Jean Shepherd, Leon Warner, Fletcher Hickerson, 1983
Interview with Jean Shepherd, Leon Warner, Fletcher Hickerson, residents of the Baytown area during Hurricane Alicia. All three women answer questions and elaborate on their experiences during and after Hurricane Alicia causing major damage in the surrounding area.
Oral History Interview with Louise Fowler Himes, February 4, 1986
Interview with Louise Fowler Himes, who moved to Cedar Bayou in 1919 as a teacher. Mrs. Himes discusses life when she first moved such as her teaching and going to movies and games with other townspeople. Among other topics, Himes answers questions and describes her experiences with influenza, malaria, the Ku Klux Klan, and the hurricanes of 1900 and 1908.
Oral History Interview with Charles A. Young, August 31, 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 Alena Mosley, October 16, 1979
Interview with Alena Mosley. Topics include the Hstory of Baytown, TX.
[Speech by Wanda Orton to the Bay Area Heritage Society]
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.
Oral History Interview with Laurene Douglas, January 27, 1976
Interview with Laurene Douglas, a former junior high teacher from Baytown, Texas. Mrs. Douglas answers questions regarding life in Baytown during the Depression and specific events such as Hurricane Carla in 1961.
Oral History Interview with Laurene Douglas, January 27, 1976
Interview with Laurene Douglas, a former junior high teacher from Baytown, Texas. Mrs. Douglas answers questions regarding life in Baytown during the Depression and specific events such as Hurricane Carla in 1961.
Oral History Interview with Exxon Oilers Baseball Players, July 18, 1975
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.
Oral History Interview with Exxon Oilers Baseball Players, July 18, 1975
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.
Oral History Interview with Norman Brooks Culver, February 25, 1976
Interview with Norman Brooks (Doc) Culver, a Humble Oil Refining Company hospital worker, after World War One, 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 with Norman Brooks Culver, February 25, 1976
Interview with Norman Brooks (Doc) Culver, a Humble Oil Refining Company hospital worker, after World War One, 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 with Jim Nelson, April 7, 1977
Interview with Jim Nelson, a resident of Baytown, Texas since 1919. Nelson describes life prior to moving to Baytown, his family history in the area, and his later work with the oil rigs.
Oral History Interview with Jim Nelson, April 7, 1977
Interview with Jim Nelson, a resident of Baytown, Texas since 1919. Nelson describes life prior to moving to Baytown, his family history in the area, and his later work with the oil rigs.
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 Ruth Mageors, November 10, 1975
Interview with Ruth Mageors, a resident of Baytown, Texas beginning in 1921 when the town was named Pelly. Mageors explains living in town during the early days of Baytown as being very tough, and also discussing the ferry boat and Herring's Drug Store.
[Outline of an Interview with Ruth Mageors, November 10, 1975]
Outline of an interview with Ruth Mageors, a resident of Baytown, Texas beginning in 1921 when the town was named Pelly. Mageors explains living in town during the early days of Baytown as being very tough, and also discusses the ferry boat and Herring's Drug Store.
[Outline of Interviews with Garrett R. Herring, February 1980]
Outline of an interview with Garrett R. Herring, a resident of the Baytown, Texas area since his arrival in 1917. This outline notes some topics covered by Herring during the interview such as his arrival to town, lynchings taking place, and the creation of street names in town.
Oral History Interviews with Garrett R. Herring, February 1980
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.
Oral History Interview with W. E. DuPlantis, February 9, 1976
Interview with W. E. 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.