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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 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 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

[Speech by Wanda Orton to the Bay Area Heritage Society]

Description: Speech made by Wanda Orton to the Bay Area Heritage Society discussing Texas heroes that had lived in the Baytown area dating back to the time before the Texas Revolution, such as David G. Burnet, Sam Houston, etc.
Date: April 29, 1980
Creator: Orton, Wanda
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Laurene Douglas, January 27, 1976

Description: Interview with Laurene Douglas, a former junior high teacher from Baytown, Texas. Mrs. Douglas answers questions regarding life in Baytown during the Depression and specific events such as Hurricane Carla in 1961.
Date: January 27, 1976
Creator: Maroney, James C. & Douglas, Laurene
Partner: Lee College

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 Norman Brooks Culver, February 25, 1976

Description: Interview with Norman Brooks (Doc) Culver, a Humble Oil Refining Company hospital worker, after World War One, from Baytown, Texas. Mr. Culver answers questions and describes his experience in Baytown working as a hospital worker for Humble, after he arrived in 1919.
Date: February 25, 1976
Creator: Webber, Betsy & Culver, Norman Brooks
Partner: Lee College