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Oral History Interview with Jimmy Carroll, 1976
Interview with Jimmy Carroll, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include the history of Baytown, TX.
Oral History Interview with Joan Johnson, 1976
Interview with Joan Johnson, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include the history of Baytown, TX.
Oral History Interview with Sara Snyder, 1975
Interview with Sara Snyder, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include her coming to Baytown and Baytown history.
Oral History Interview with Wilburn L. Snyder, 1979
Interview with Wilburn L. Snyder, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include World War Two and the history of Baytown, TX.
Oral History Interview with William T. Busch, 1979
Interview with William T. Busch, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include his early life and youth in Cedar Bayou, his early employment, and his involvement in World War I, employment in banking institutions of Baytown, TX, development of Goose Creek after the oil field boom, and the effects of the Depression on Baytown, TX.
Oral History Interviews with Don McLeod, February and March 1975
Interview with Don McLeod, who moved to Mont Belvieu in 1929 from Beaumont, Texas. McLeod answers questions and describes the growth of the oil business in Mont Belvieu and Baytown, including what companies were already here and how the business has changed from then until now.
Oral History Interviews with Margaret B. Davis, 1976
Interview with Margaret B. Davis, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Mrs. Davis talks about the Baytown area from 1915 to 1976.
[Outline of Interview with Joan Johnson, 1976]
Outline of interview with Joan Johnson. The author highlights some important time of the interview and certain answers.
Oral History Interview with Dora Geneva Clement
Interview with Dora Geneva (Clement) Talkington (1886-1976) discussing how her family came to Texas and about growing up on her parents' farm, as well as other events including Theodore Roosevelt's visit to Waco when he was campaigning to be president.
Oral History Interview with Alice Fayle
Interview with Alice Fayle. Topics include her life in early Baytown, TX.
Oral History Interview with Ella Williams
Interview with Ella Williams, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include a discussion about the 1915 hurricane on Hog Island in the San Jacinto River.
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 James E. Roche, May 1976
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.
Oral History Interview with R. W. Matthews, August 17, 1976
Interview with R. W. Matthews, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include the Priscilla Club
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.
Oral History Interview with Lorraine Silva, November 28, 1976
Interview with Lorraine Silva, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include Chambers County and Anahuac, Texas.
Oral History Interview with E. C. Wood, Winter 1975
Interview with E. C. Wood, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include the history of Baytown, TX.
Oral History Interview with Grover C. Edge, December 30, 1975
Interview with Grover C. Edge, a resident of Baytown, Texas since 1921. Topics include the early history of Baytown and the Humble Refinery, the VFW and the Bayshore Rod, Reel and Gun Club
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 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.
Oral History Interview with Willadene Hines, February 11, 1976
Interview with Willadene Hines, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include her life growing up in Baytown.
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 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 E. L. Scott, February 26, 1976
Interview with E. L. Scott, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include John P. Sjolander and the history of Baytown, TX.
Oral History Interview with Julia Lancaster Pierson, March 11, 1976
Interview with Julia Lancaster Pierson, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include the history of Baytown.
Oral History Interview with George Ellender, May 1976
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.
[Outline for an Interview with James E. Roche, May 1976]
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.
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 W. Orville Tidmon, August 11, 1976
Interview with W. Orville Tidmon, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include the history of Baytown, TX, including local politics and government.
Oral History Interview with W. O. Tidmon, Omar Dyer, and Jimmy Carroll, August 13, 1976
Interview with W. O. Tidmon, Omar Dyer, and Jimmy Carroll, the former two being Ku Klux Klan members, and the latter being an outsider with information about the KKK. Topics include the KKK in Baytown, TX.
Oral History Interview with J. B. Cummings, November 14, 1976
Interview with J. B. Cummings, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include Hurricane Carla.
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 Mrs. William H. Wade, December 8, 1976
Interview with Mrs. William H. Wade, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include Hurricane Carla.
Oral History Interview with Steele M. McDonald, January 6, 1977
Interview with Steele M. McDonald, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include early Baytown, TX history through consolidation to the present.
Oral History Interview with Loris Williams Gunn, January 27, 1977
Interview with Loris Williams Gunn, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include the history of Mount Belvieu.
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 Fay Butcher Lathrop, May 14, 1977
Interview with Fay Butcher Lathrop, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include the Houston Riot of 1917.
Oral History Interview with J. Bryan Stratton, August 29, 1979
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.
Oral History Interview with Norman Brooks Culver, September 19, 1979
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.
Oral History Interview with L. Karl Grimes, September 25, 1979
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.
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 Phyllis Busch, October 9, 1979
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.
Oral History Interview with Alena Mosley, October 16, 1979
Interview with Alena Mosley. Topics include the Hstory of Baytown, TX.
Oral History Interview with Joyce Calhoon, November 20, 1979.
Interview with Joyce Calhoon, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include the Texas book depository system, Jefferson County, and Liberty County