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

Description: 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.
Date: August 29, 1979
Creator: Swofford, Sarah & Stratton, J. Bryan
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Raymond Kilgore, May 27, 1986

Description: Interview with Raymond Kilgore, a resident of Baytown, TX since approximately 1920. Mr. Kilgore discusses his family life and the early history of Cedar Bayou and Baytown, including the brickyards, the pontoon bridge over Goose Creek, the Interurban to Houston, the fig orchards of Highlands, and life and schooling in Cedar Bayou.
Date: May 27, 1986
Creator: Mayo, Martha & Kilgore, Raymond
Partner: Lee College

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
Creator: Murrow, Edward R.; Cook, Tommy & Shivers, Allen
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Norman Dykes, Lt. C. E. Shaffer, Sgt. Gary Cochran, Officer James Thornton, and Officer Roger Clifford, 1983

Description: Interview with Norman Dykes, Lt. C. E. Shaffer, Sgt. Gary Cochran, Officer James Thornton, and Officer Roger Clifford, residents of Baytown, TX during Hurricane Alicia. They discuss their memories of Hurricane Alicia.
Date: 1983
Creator: Mayo, Martha; Dykes, Norman; Shaffer, C. E.; Cochran, Gary; Thornton, James & Clifford, Roger
Partner: Lee College

[Outline for an Interview with James E. Roche, May 1976]

Description: Questions for an interview with James E. Roche, a carpenter from Baytown, Texas after moving from New Britain, Connecticut the previous year. This outline only contains the list of questions created for the interview; most questions concern the job market and migratory labor in Texas.
Date: May 1976
Creator: Roche, Christopher J. & Roche, James E.
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with James E. Roche, May 1976

Description: Interview with James E. Roche, a carpenter from Baytown, Texas after moving from New Britain, Connecticut the previous year. Roche answers questions concerning his moving to Texas in search of a job, the national economy, the overall job market, and if he knows others who are in his same situation.
Date: 1975-08/1976-05
Creator: Roche, Christopher J. & Roche, James E.
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Roy Long, May 30, 1986

Description: Interview with Roy Long, a longtime resident of Baytown after moving in 1929 from Houston, Texas. Long answers questions and details his early employment in Baytown at the Humble Refinery, and goes on to talk about his law practice, offices, and the growth of the town.
Date: May 30, 1986
Creator: Mayo, Martha & Long, Roy
Partner: Lee College

[Outline of an Interview with Roy Long, May 30, 1986]

Description: Outline of an interview with Roy Long, a longtime resident of Baytown after moving in 1929 from Houston, Texas. This outline states what topics Long covered at certain times on the tape, from side 1 to side 2; Long covers his employment at the Humble Refinery, being a Goose Creek Policeman, law offices, etc.
Date: May 30, 1986
Creator: Mayo, Martha & Long, Roy
Partner: Lee College