Baytown Briefs includes local news about Humble Oil, Exxon USA and ExxonMobil. Humble Bee highlights employees of Humble Oil. The library has miscellaneous issues from 1921 to 1997. Index only.
These oral histories from Lee College cover three separate physical collections: the Baytown World War II Collection, the Baytown Veteran's Oral History Collection, and the Oral Histories of the Citizens of Baytown. Some of the interviews were conducted in partnership with Sterling Municipal Library.
Indexes articles of local history significance as well as obituaries from 1932 through 2017. Microfilmed Baytown Sun is available at the Library.
Full-text from articles in the Baytown Sun from 2001 through the present.
Full-text scans of The Baytown Sun, Tri-Cities Sun, and Daily Sun on the Portal to Texas History.
Articles covering unique aspects of Baytown History
Maps and interment listings for the cemetery on Market Street, across from Lee High School
Full-text from articles in the Houston Chronicle from 1985 through the present.
Find information on community and state issues, business, cultural events, government, politics and more from over 70 Houston area news sources including newspapers, blogs and web-only content.
Street maps of Baytown in the 1940s and 1950s.
Interviews conducted during the 1970s and 1980s by volunteers and library staff
Baytown's rich history comes to life through photos dating back to the late 1800s.
List of clippings and other materials on subjects of local interest available at the library
Streaming videos featuring Baytown local history, primarily from a lecture series given at the Library in the 1980s.
View historical photos above current Google maps and add your own.
Digitized yearbooks for Robert E. Lee High School in Baytown, Texas.
Digitized yearbooks for Goose Creek Memorial High School in Baytown, Texas.
Digitized yearbooks for Ross S. Sterling High School in Baytown, Texas