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UH - Houston History Project. Le Jeune, Houston. March 22, 2004. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 21, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory/item/1312.

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UH - Houston History Project. (March 22, 2004). Le Jeune, Houston. Oral Histories from the Houston History Project. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory/item/1312

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Title Le Jeune, Houston
Creator (LCNAF)
  • UH - Houston History Project
Interviewer (LCNAF)
  • Christy, Jamie
Date March 22, 2004
Description Houston LeJeune was interviewed on the history of Sun Oil. He went to work for Sun at the age of 18 in 1945 in Opelousas, Louisiana and worked for them for nearly 29 years. He worked around Sunset, Galveston, Padre Island, Laguna Madre, Bay St. Louis, and many other places in Texas and Louisiana. Mr. LeJeune came to Morgan City in 1948. He performed primarily seismic work for the company and relates laying shot and the difficulty of working in the swamps. He remembers special problems with blasting caps and power lines. Mr. LeJeune was drafted in 1951 for the Korean War (Air Force). He remembers a big change in leadership and Sun Oil. He says workers in the early days were measured by "integrity." He discusses the Great Depression, WWII, and the oil boom and bust. He was 77 years old at the time of the interview.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Energy development
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Le Jeune, Houston
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Morgan City, Louisiana
Genre (AAT)
  • interviews
Language English
Format (IMT)
  • audio/mp3
Original Item Location ID 2006-005, Box 5, HHA 00271
Original Collection Oral Histories - Houston History Project
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=231
Digital Collection Oral Histories from the Houston History Project
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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File name hhaoh_201207_079.mp3
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  • University of Houston/History International