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Transcription of Oral History Interview with Mrs. R. W. Matthews, August 17, 1976

Description: Transcription of an interview with Maude Matthews, a resident of Baytown, Texas, since approximately 1920. Mrs. Matthews discusses the activities of the Priscilla Club, a women's sewing club in Baytown which was the oldest continually operating club in Baytown at the time of the interview.
Date: 2018
Creator: Roberts, Linda & Swofford, Sarah
Partner: Lee College

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Ruth Mageors, November 10, 1975

Description: Transcript of an interview with Ruth Mageors, a resident of the Baytown, Texas, area beginning in 1921. Mageors describes the living conditions in Pelly, Texas, during its early days and speaks about working as a reporter for the Houston Chronicle, then later for the school district and a store called Lack's. She also discusses various businesses present in Baytown and Pelly.
Date: 2018
Creator: Knight, Karen & Majeors, Ruth, 1902-
Partner: Lee College

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Virgie Rivere

Description: Transcript of an interview with Virgie Rivere, a long-time resident of Liberty County, Texas. Ms. Revere discusses her childhood in Raywood, Texas, and describes her adult life in Liberty, Texas, including transportation over the years, a major fire that destroyed many buildings in Liberty and schools in Liberty County.
Date: 2018
Creator: Kieve, Pam & Revere, Virgie, 1898-
Partner: Lee College

Transcript of Oral History Interview with J. Bryan Stratton, August 29, 1979

Description: Transcript of an 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: 2018
Creator: Swofford, Sarah
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 Interviews with Don McLeod, February and March 1975

Description: Transcript of an 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.
Date: 2018
Creator: Webber, Betsy & McLeod, Don
Partner: Lee College

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Louise Travis, February 24, 1986

Description: Transcript of an interview with Louise Travis, a resident of Baytown, Texas, since approximately 1920. Mrs. Travis discusses the early history of Cedar Bayou, including businesses, commerce, law enforcement and recreational activities, and meetings of the Ku Klux Klan and early storms of the area.
Date: 2018
Creator: Mayo, Martha & Travis, Louise
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 Louise Fowler Himes, February 4, 1986

Description: Transcript of an interview with Louise Fowler Himes, who moved to Cedar Bayou in 1919 as a teacher. Mrs. Himes discusses life when she first moved such as her teaching and going to movies and games with other townspeople. Among other topics, Himes answers questions and describes her experiences with influenza, malaria, the Ku Klux Klan, and the hurricanes of 1900 and 1908.
Date: 2018
Creator: Mayo, Martha & Himes, Louise Fowler
Partner: Lee College

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Millicent W. Bounds, November 22, 1976

Description: Transcript of an 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: 2018
Creator: Tidmon, Grace & Bounds, Millicent W.
Partner: Lee College

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Phyllis Busch, October 9, 1979

Description: Transcript of an interview with Phyllis Busch, a resident of Baytown, Texas, since approximately 1920. Topics include her early life and family background, including a description of a tent city, Horace Mann school, 1923, the picture show in Pelly, and her religious and community life in Cedar Bayou.
Date: 2018
Creator: Swofford, Sarah & Busch, Phyllis Triggs, 1903-
Partner: Lee College