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Oral History Interview with A. B. Bell and R. A. Bell, October 18, 2016

Description: Interview with Arthur Baker Bell and Robert Alan Bell, alumni of Tivy High School, from Kerrville, Texas. The Bell brothers recount their memories of the public Cascade Swimming Pool, Robert's time as a university swimmer, Arthur's hitchhiking trip to Alaska, and their community activities that have occurred since their retirement.
Date: October 18, 2016
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Flory, Bonnie Pipes; Bell, Arthur Baker & Bell, Robert Alan
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Jack Hunt Parks, January 14, 2015

Description: Interview with Jack Hunt Parks, the owner of the Hunt Store, from Houston, Texas. Parks speaks about his experiences as owner of the Hunt Store, his experiences as a member of the Hunt Preservation Society, and about his grandfathers (one of which was a Texas Special Ranger, the other of which was a cowboy on the Matador Ranch north of Abilene).
Date: January 14, 2015
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Holder, Bonnie Pipes Flory & Parks, Jack Hunt
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Blanche DuPlantis, February 9, 1976

Description: Interview with Blanche DuPlantis, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include 1923 through post World War II: Baytown in the 1920's and 1930's, the effect of World War II, banking business, the founding of Trinity Episcopal Church.
Date: February 9, 1976
Creator: Maroney, James C. & DuPlantis, Blanche
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Gretchen Broun Stacy, January 19, 2016

Description: Interview with Gretchen Broun Stacy, the daughter of the owners of Camp Rio Vista, from Houston, Texas. Stacy gives a brief history of her life, including her time living in Houston before moving to Kerrville as a freshman in high school, setting up a cooking school at Camp Waldemar, and running a catering business.
Date: January 19, 2016
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Flory, Bonnie Pipes & Stacy, Gretchen Broun
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Pat Ruyle, 1980

Description: Interview with Pat Ruyle, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include Robert E. Lee High School history and Baytown history.
Date: 1980
Creator: Brown, Wanda & Ruyle, Pat
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Jimmy Carroll, 1976

Description: Interview with Jimmy Carroll, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include the history of Baytown, TX.
Date: {1976-08-19, 1976-09-29, 1976-10-07, 1976-12-01}
Creator: McNeil, William J. & Carroll, Jimmy
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Joan Johnson, 1976

Description: Interview with Joan Johnson, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include the history of Baytown, TX.
Date: {1976-03-29, 1976-05-03, 1976-05-12}
Creator: McNeil, William J. & Johnson, Joan
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Sara Snyder, 1975

Description: Interview with Sara Snyder, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include her coming to Baytown and Baytown history.
Date: {1975-12-17, 1975-12-22}
Creator: McNeil, William J. & Snyder, Sara
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interviews with Margaret B. Davis, 1976

Description: Interview with Margaret B. Davis, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Mrs. Davis talks about the Baytown area from 1915 to 1976.
Date: {1976-01-16, 1976-02-13, 1976-07-07}
Creator: McNeil, William J. & Davis, Margaret B.
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 Charles A. Young, 1988

Description: Interview with Charles A. Young, who arrived in Baytown in 1916, but also grew up in Evergreen, Texas. Young discusses his growing up in Evergreen, moving back to Baytown and working in the oil fields during his career with the Humble Refinery.
Date: 1988
Creator: Mayo, Martha & Young, Charles A.
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Ruth Mageors, November 10, 1975

Description: Interview with Ruth Mageors, a resident of Baytown, Texas beginning in 1921 when the town was named Pelly. Mageors explains living in town during the early days of Baytown as being very tough, and also discussing the ferry boat and Herring's Drug Store.
Date: November 10, 1975
Creator: Knight, Karen & Mageors, Ruth
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 Bessie Jane Kilgore Busch, October 2, 1979

Description: Interview with Bessie Jane Kilgore Busch, a resident of Cedar Bayou, Texas circa 1900-1925. Busch details her childhood and early life in Cedar Bayou as well as the oil boom and early days of Baytown, Texas.
Date: October 2, 1979
Creator: Swofford, Sarah & Busch, Bessie Jane Kilgore
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Harold Aiken, April 9, 2002

Description: Interview with Harold Aiken, a veteran of the Korean War from Highlands, Texas. The interview includes a list of questions and Aiken's responses about his service in the U.S. Army (1946-1949) and impressions while stationed in Korea. While in the service, Aiken served as a truck mechanic for the 7th Division.
Date: April 9, 2002
Creator: Eakin, Elizabeth & Aiken, Harold G., Jr.
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Barney Webber, May 5, 1986

Description: Interview with Barney Webber, a resident of Baytown, Texas since 1920. Webber answers general questions and describes life in early Baytown including crime, schooling, transportation and social life.
Date: May 5, 1986
Creator: Mayo, Martha & Webber, Barney
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 Jean Shepherd, Leon Warner, Fletcher Hickerson, 1983

Description: Interview with Jean Shepherd, Leon Warner, Fletcher Hickerson, residents of the Baytown area during Hurricane Alicia. All three women answer questions and elaborate on their experiences during and after Hurricane Alicia causing major damage in the surrounding area.
Date: 1983
Creator: Mayo, Martha; Shepherd, Jean; Warner, Leon & Hickerson, Fletcher
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Louise Fowler Himes, February 4, 1986

Description: 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: February 4, 1986
Creator: Mayo, Martha; Himes, Louise & Fowler, Louise
Partner: Lee College