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Oral History Interview with Lindsey Zeb Wilcox, May 1, 2005

Description: Interview with Lindsey Zeb Wilcox, a Water Tender 2nd class aboard the USS Indianapolis. He describes life living during the war and the sinking of the Indianapolis.
Date: June 14, 2005
Creator: Whatley, Jeff & Wilcox, Lindsey Zeb
Partner: Lee College

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 Clarence Martin, April 23, 2002

Description: Interview with Clarence Martin, a munitions expert in the US Navy during WWII. He describes his path in the military and answers questions about his time abroad.
Date: April 23, 2002
Creator: Vargas, Laura & Martin, Clarence
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Louis Belk, April 22, 2003

Description: Interview with Louis Belk, a B-17 Waist Gunner who served with the U.S. Army Air Corps (Air Force) in World War II from San Antonio, Texas. Belk describes his time training in Texas and experiences serving in England. He also talks about what it was like returning home to the United States from the war.
Date: April 22, 2003
Creator: Heath, Amanda & Belk, Louis
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 Bill Snead, April 14, 2003

Description: Interview with Bill Snead, a communications specialist in the US Air Force during WWII. He answers questions about his experiences during the war.
Date: April 14, 2003
Creator: Ferguson, Cody & Snead, Bill
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Bill J. Ripkowski, March 28, 2002

Description: Interview with Bill J. Ripkowski, a sergeant in the US Army during WWII. He answers questions about his life in the military and his time abroad during the war.
Date: March 28, 2002
Creator: Smith, Tonya & Ripkowski, Bill J.
Partner: Lee College