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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 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 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 Millicent W. Bounds, November 22, 1976

Description: 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.
Date: November 22, 1976
Creator: Tidmon, Grace & Bounds, Millicent W.
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

[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