These oral histories from Lee College cover three separate physical collections: the Baytown World War II Collection, the Baytown Veteran's Oral History Collection, and the Oral Histories of the Citizens of Baytown.
Papers of Kirvin Kade Legett and his eldest son. He came to Taylor County in 1879, founding Simmons College (Hardin-Simmons University). Legett served on the Board of Trustees, and his son farmed, raised cattle, and speculated in land, oil and natural gas.
LeMoine Lewis was a professor of Bible and church history at Abilene Christian University from 1949-1986. His lectures are preserved in this collection, focusing on the history of Christianity and Lewis' own interpretations.
This selection of newspapers was published in Lipscomb County and includes the Lipscomb Lime Light and Follett Times. The newspapers were published weekly beginning in 1917 and featured local, state, and national news.
This paper was established in 1889 and absorbed six newspapers over the last century. The Llano News has been a vital part of the fabric of Llano County, reporting and publishing community news as well as state and national news.
Created by the students at Gary High School, the Loblolly aimed to preserve and provide information on the community's past. It describes traditions and life skills, starting from early Texas pioneer days.
Ormer Locklear joined the United Army Air Service during WWI and learned to fly in Fort Worth. He performed as a barnstormer and acted in two feature movies. These materials portray Locklear, his friends and family, his stunt flying, his movie work, and his funeral.
Materials combined in a virtual collection that highlights Lorenzo de Zavala's accomplishments and impact. Supported in part by Humanities Texas, the state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
These images depict the daily life and flight training at Love Field in 1918, when it was both an army camp in World War I and when it was a municipally-owned airport in the latter half of the century.
The Lubbock Avalanche documented the early growth of Lubbock, which is known as the Hub City of West Texas due to its prominence in the region. These weekly newspapers include local, state, and national news.