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Oral History Interview with Exxon Oilers Baseball Players, July 18, 1975

Description: 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.
Date: July 18, 1975
Creator: Webber, Betsy; Carroll, J. W.; Williams, B. B.; Barry, Melvin & Kalbitz, Bob
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Jimmy Carroll, February 25, 1986

Description: Interview with Jimmy Carroll, an early resident of Baytown, Texas. Carroll explains how he came to Baytown from Houston in 1919 to work at the Humble Refinery, and continues to describe the early history of the refinery. Carroll continues on to share stories about safety and working conditions as well as segregation and the Ku Klux Klan.
Date: February 25, 1986
Creator: Mayo, Martha & Carroll, Jimmy
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

[Oil Flowing from Humble Well]

Description: Photographic postcard picturing oil flowing out of a well. Written on the card, "Giant Humble well yields 428,000 bbls [barrels] oil in 42 days. Humble Well, Orange, Texas 3=788=731212" The oil flows from a pipe into a trough.
Date: 1920
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Camp Through Trees

Description: Negative of a group of oil tanks with a view of wooden shacks behind a line of trees. The camp belongs to Humble Oil and was located near Kilgore in Gregg County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Jack Nolan
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

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

[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
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

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Roy Long, May 30, 1986

Description: Transcript of an interview with Roy Long, a longtime resident of Baytown who moved here in 1929 from Houston, Texas. Long describes 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 and his work establishing the first credit union in Baytown.
Date: 2018
Creator: Mayo, Martha & Long, Roy
Partner: Lee College

Transcript of Oral History Interview with L. Karl Grimes, September 25, 1979

Description: Transcript of an interview with L. Karl Grimes, born in Ellis County in 1895 and a resident of Baytown,Texas since 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 and their education in Baytown.
Date: 2018
Creator: Swofford, Sarah & Grimes, Leland Karl, 1895-
Partner: Lee College

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Charles A. Young, August 31, 1988

Description: Transcript of an interview with Charles A. Young, who arrived in the Baytown area in 1916. Mr. Young discusses his youth in Evergreen, Goose Creek and Orange Field, Texas. Young moved back to Baytown as an adult, and describes oilfields in the area as well as working conditions in the Humble Refinery, where he was employed.
Date: 2018
Creator: Young, Charles A. & Mayo, Martha
Partner: Lee College

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Jimmy Carroll, February 25, 1986

Description: Transcript of an interview with Jimmy Carroll, an early resident of Baytown, Texas. Carroll describes working conditions and the operations of the Humble Oil Company in Baytown, including describing some injuries and fatalities that occurred at the plant. Carroll continues on to share stories about safety and working conditions as well as segregation and the Ku Klux Klan.
Date: 2018
Creator: Mayo, Martha & Carroll, Jimmy
Partner: Lee College

Transcript of Oral History Interviews with Marjorie Eastwood, Mary C. Easley, and Mary B. Bonds, October 1987

Description: Transcript of an interview with Marjorie Eastwood, Mary C. Easley, and Mary B. Bonds from Baytown, Texas. These three women answer questions and describe their social and work experiences working at the Humble Oil Refinery during World War II.
Date: 2018
Creator: Smoke, Amanda; Eastwood, Marjorie; Easley, Mary C.; Bonds, Mary B. & Bonin, Donna
Partner: Lee College

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Norman Brooks Culver, September 19, 1979

Description: Transcript of an interview with Norman Brooks Culver, administrator of the Humble Hospital, the hospital owned and operated by the Humble Oil Refining Company in Baytown, Texas. Culver tells of his experiences working for Humble and the medical care provided to company employees, as well as a few anecdotes concerning the history of Baytown, such as Humble Day celebrations, the founding of Baytown's Volunteer Fire Department, and the founding of the charitable organization now known as East Harris County Community Chest.
Date: 2018
Creator: Smoke, Amanda; Culver, Norman Brooks & Swofford, Sarah
Partner: Lee College