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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

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 25, Number 2, Fall 2013

Description: Semiannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue is the "25th Anniversary Issue."
Date: Autumn 2013
Creator: Dallas Historical Society
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

[Man holding on to a boat]

Description: A photograph of an unidentified man holding on to a boat. The photograph was taken during one of McCann's two six-month tours in the Civilian Conservation Corps located in Pineland, Texas during the Great Depression.
Date: 1933/1934~
Creator: McCann, Connie Ford
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Two men waiting at the Pineland railroad station]

Description: Two Civilian Conservation Corp members waiting outside the Pineland Railroad station. The station has two entrances, one that read "White Waiting Room and The other marked "Colored Waiting Room." The photo has "Self Explanatory" written below it. The photograph was taken during one of McCann's two six-month tours in the Civilian Conservation Corps located in Pineland, Texas during the Great Depression.
Date: 1933/1934~
Creator: McCann, Connie Ford
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Texas Civilian Conservation Corp camp members]

Description: Photograph of a group photograph of Civilian Conservation Corp camp members in Texas. The photograph was taken during one of McCann's two six-month tours in the Civilian Conservation Corps located in Pineland, Texas during the Great Depression.
Date: 1933/1934~
Creator: McCann, Connie Ford
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Unidentified Road near Pineland, Texas ]

Description: This photograph shows an unidentified road near the Civilian Conservation Corp. Camp in Pineland, Texas. The photograph was taken during one of McCann's two six-month tours in the Civilian Conservation Corps located in Pineland, Texas during the Great Depression.
Date: 1933/1934~
Creator: McCann, Connie Ford
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Parade float honoring the 2nd Division U. S. Army]

Description: This photograph shows a parade float honoring the 2nd Division U. S. Army. Men gather around to view the tepee as one man puts the finishing touches on the wagon. The photograph was taken during one of McCann's two six-month tours in the Civilian Conservation Corps located in Pineland, Texas during the Great Depression.
Date: 1933/1934~
Creator: McCann, Connie Ford
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Men in costume for a parade]

Description: This photograph shows three men, dressed as Native Americans, standing by a parade float with a tepee on it. The banner on the back of the float honors the 2nd Division U.S. Army. The photograph was taken during one of McCann's two six-month tours in the Civilian Conservation Corps located in Pineland, Texas during the Great Depression.
Date: 1933/1934~
Creator: McCann, Connie Ford
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Two men stand next to parade float]

Description: This photograph shows two unidentified men standing next to a float decorated with a tepee and drying racks for leather and food. The float has a banner on the back that honors the 2nd Division U. S. Army. The photograph was taken during one of McCann's two six-month tours in the Civilian Conservation Corps located in Pineland, Texas during the Great Depression.
Date: 1933/1934~
Creator: McCann, Connie Ford
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Men at work in Civilian Conservation Corps Camp]

Description: This photograph shows men working with logs in the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp at Pineland, Texas. The photograph was taken during one of McCann's two six-month tours in the Civilian Conservation Corps located in Pineland, Texas during the Great Depression.
Date: 1933/1934~
Creator: McCann, Connie Ford
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Seven men gather on the basketball court]

Description: Seven members of the Civilian Conservation Corp gather on the camp's basketball court. The photograph was taken during one of McCann's two six-month tours in the Civilian Conservation Corps located in Pineland, Texas during the Great Depression.
Date: 1933/1934~
Creator: McCann, Connie Ford
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Connie McCann and two friends]

Description: Connie Ford McCann, center, poses with two friends during the time he worked for the Civilian Conservation Corps. The photograph was taken during one of McCann's two six-month tours in the Civilian Conservation Corps located in Pineland, Texas during the Great Depression.
Date: 1933/1934~
Creator: McCann, Connie Ford
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Men gather on a basketball court]

Description: Seven men gather on the Civilian Conservation Corps. camp's basketball court. The photograph was taken during one of McCann's two six-month tours in the Civilian Conservation Corps located in Pineland, Texas during the Great Depression.
Date: 1933/1934~
Creator: McCann, Connie Ford
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A view of the Pineland camp]

Description: A view of the Pineland camp. The photograph was taken during one of McCann's two six-month tours in the Civilian Conservation Corps located in Pineland, Texas during the Great Depression.
Date: 1933/1934~
Creator: McCann, Connie Ford
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Men pose in the Pineland CCC camp]

Description: A photograph of men posing in the Pineland, Texas Civilian Conservation Corps camp. The living quarters (tents) for the camp members can be seen in the background. The photograph was taken during one of McCann's two six-month tours in the Civilian Conservation Corps located in Pineland, Texas during the Great Depression.
Date: 1933/1934~
Creator: McCann, Connie Ford
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[CCC members pose in front of a tent]

Description: A photograph of CCC members pose in front of a tent in the Pineland, Texas camp. The photograph was taken during one of McCann's two six-month tours in the Civilian Conservation Corps located in Pineland, Texas during the Great Depression.
Date: 1931/1932~
Creator: McCann, Connie Ford
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Connie McCann and friend]

Description: Connie Ford McCann, on the left, and an unidentified man pose for the camera in the CCC camp in Pineland, Texas. The photograph was taken during one of McCann's two six-month tours in the Civilian Conservation Corps located in Pineland, Texas during the Great Depression.
Date: 1933/1934~
Creator: McCann, Connie Ford
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[CCC member poses in front of his tent]

Description: An unidentified man stands in front of his tent in the CCC camp in Pineland, Texas. He is wearing the uniform that all camp members were issued when they were accepted into the camp. The photograph was taken during one of McCann's two six-month tours in the Civilian Conservation Corps located in Pineland, Texas during the Great Depression.
Date: 1933/1934~
Creator: McCann, Connie Ford
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Man poses in CCC camp]

Description: An unidentified man poses in the Pineland, Texas CCC camp. The photograph was taken during one of McCann's two six-month tours in the Civilian Conservation Corps located in Pineland, Texas during the Great Depression.
Date: 1933/1934~
Creator: McCann, Connie Ford
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Three men pose by the CCC camp bulletin board]

Description: Three men pose in front of a wood building and the CCC camp bulletin board. The donor identified these men as possibly the camp officers. The photograph was taken during one of McCann's two six-month tours in the Civilian Conservation Corps located in Pineland, Texas during the Great Depression.
Date: 1933/1934~
Creator: McCann, Connie Ford
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[CC members do their laundry]

Description: Men do their laundry in buckets in the Pineland, Texas CCC camp. "Wash Day" is written on the back of the photograph. The photograph was taken during one of McCann's two six-month tours in the Civilian Conservation Corps located in Pineland, Texas during the Great Depression.
Date: 1933/1934~
Creator: McCann, Connie Ford
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections