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University of Houston. Evans, Orde - Evans video, 1 of 2. February 25, 2003. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 3, 2015. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory/item/696/show/1706.

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Title Evans, Orde
Creator (LCNAF)
  • University of Houston
Creator (Local)
  • Houston History Project
Contributor (Local)
  • Wiltz, Steven, interviewer
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette, project
Date February 25, 2003
Description This is an oral history interview with Orde Evans conducted as part of the Houston History Project. Orde Evans was born in 1922 in Basil, Louisiana. After WWII, he moved to Lafayette in 1947, to work in rig construction. In 1979, he started his own consulting and production company called Oracle, and later expanded his business to Houston and then international markets. He was part of the Energy Committee in Washington, D.C., where they investigated different types of energy. Eventually Evans brought geo-thermal energy to southern Louisiana. An entrepreneur, he also invented many products. He also discusses the changes that the oil industry brought to Louisiana.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Energy development
Subject.Name (Local)
  • Evans, Orde, 1922-2004
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Lafayette, Louisiana
Genre (AAT)
  • interviews
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Moving Image
  • Sound
  • Text
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 index.cpd
Item Description
Title Evans video, 1 of 2
Format (IMT)
  • video/mp4
Original Item Location ID 2006-005, CD/DVD Box 2, HHA 00161
File Name hhaoh_201207_040d.mp4
Access File Run Time 00:40:54