A Bridge of Vision 18 min
Documentary about construction of the Fred Hartman Bridge, 1987-1995 Texas Dept. of Transportation, 1995
Coach Elms discusses his 25 year career at Goose Creek from 1920’s through 1933. Pete Sultis recounts football teams, their records and their coaches. George Walmsley talks about playing football at Robert E Lee with Coach Stallworth and participating in track with Coach Rocko. Tom Gentry reminisces his successful seasons playing football for Coach Stallworth in the early 1950s.
Baytown Athletics, pt. 2 (Baytown, the Early Years: A Reminiscence) 4 min.
Comments by others following the main program
Baytown Beginnings, part 1 8 min.
The first of several narrated slideshows covering Baytown’s history, from the earliest times up to 1930.
Baytown Beginnings, part 2 3 ½ min.
This segment focuses on Bayland Orphanage and notable citizens of the late 1800s.
Bill McNeill and Sara Bailey share the history of the Bay Area Historical Society and Baytown Historical Museum. Recorded 12/10/1986
Baytown Historical Museum pt. 3 (Baytown, the Early Years: A Reminiscence) 26 min.
Jean Shepherd recalls the Baytown Historical Museum. The floor is opened for the audience to share remembrances.
Raymond Kilgore, Jimmy Carroll, Lawrence Reilly and Roy Elms share their experiences at Brick and Shipyard business, Humble Oil, and General Tire and Rubber Company. 12/9/1986
Baytown Industry, pt.2 (Baytown, the Early Years: A Reminiscence) 35 min.
Attendees share reminisces about Industry after the initial presentation. 12/9/1986
Eva Rae Collier, Mattie Howard, Dot Rosenzweig, Edna Gray, and Flora Wilhite share the history of library services in Baytown and the TriCity area. 7/15/1986
Brownwood Subdivision Reunion 2002 pt. 1 1 hr. 27 min.
Brownwood Subdivision Reunion 2002 pt. 2 1 hr. 4 min
Former residents of the Brownwood Subdivision in Baytown, TX toured the former area destroyed by Hurricane Alicia. The area is now a Nature Center. Steve Koester recorded the following: W.C. Smith, Jean Shepard, Sharon Queen, Mike Floyd, John Floyd, Linda Underwood Kaymet, Sandra Hannah Wims, Linda Hannah Bossing, Bill Hannah, Kay Carter, Sandy Carter Bond, Shirley Laverne, Beth McFale Ailig, Bonnie Bartell (Glass), Carol McCullah (Glass), Catherine Harbor (Glass), Patti Crow (Massey), Christine Ann Himen, Nona Costant, Kathleen Dubois (Goodwin), Maribel Underwood, Ralph Powell, Iona Powell, Scott Powell, Betty Bryant (Reilly), Billie Campbell (Reilly), Charles J. Reilly, Vera May Cogburn, Maxine Reilly, Ron Hully, and Debbie Kimmy.
J Bryan Stratton, member of the commission who wrote the City Charter in January 1948, Edna Oliver, City Clerk from 1947-1976, and Red Pruett, City Councilman from 1949-53 and Mayor from 1953-61, discuss how the tricities became Baytown. Audience comments at the conclusion. Filmed February 18, 1986 at Sterling Municipal Library.
Bob Gillette, Perry Simmons, Max and Natalie Altman discussing the development of the Baytown Chamber of Commerce and commercial Baytown. 4/22/1986
Fred Hartman Bridge Dedication 56 min.
Recording of the September 27, 1995 dedication of the Fred Hartman Bridge, connecting Baytown to La Porte. Photography by John Tucker.
Ernestine Bright, Buck Young, Ailene Reineke, Sylvia McKinney, and Barney Webber relate their family histories and remembrances of life in Baytown in the early 20th century. 1/21/1986
Recording of a talk given at Sterling Municipal Library on September 16, 1986. This talk focused on the history of Lee College. Speakers include: Walter Rundell, Sam Bramlett, Gertrude Teter, and Sue Jones
Lynchburg Ferry Tour 25 min.
A tour of the Lynchburg Ferry attended by school personnel including behind-the-scenes by Captain Calvin G. Evans
Medicine, Part 1 (Baytown, the Early Years: A Reminiscence) 29 min.
Medicine, Part 2 (Baytown, the Early Years: A Reminiscence) 28 min.
Medicine, Part 3 (Baytown, the Early Years: A Reminiscence) 20 min.
Rose Marie Thompson moderates the history of medical care in Baytown, TX with J C Holsomback, Dr. William H Briddges, Dr. W T Jones, Dr. Herbert H Duke and Drew Williams. 1986
Record of the flooding on the San Jacinto River which caused pipelines to rupture and catch fire on October 21,1994.
Speakers are Winnie Brown, Eddie Frank Green, Knox Beavers, and Henry Armstrong. 10/21/1986
The program begins with a flute solo by Cora Turner of the Baytown Symphony Orchestra. Mary Pat O’Connor of the Baytown Art League, Jim Richardson of the Baytown Little Theater, Lucille Puderbaugh and Elvira Martinez of the Civic Music Association, and Dave Corder of the Baytown Symphony Orchestra talk about each of the organizations promoting the arts in Baytown. 08/19/86
Uprising 33 min.
Produced by TxDOT, the story of the demolition and removal of over 1000 feet of the Baytown-LaPorte Tunnel following the opening of the Fred Hartman Bridge.