Long before the Katy Mills Mall bustled with customers, the Katy rice mills watched over the area. Earlier still, the Missouri-Kansas-Texas (MKT) railroad traversed the fertile prairie near Cane Island Creek.
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Houston Remembers World War II Vol. 2, No. 2 – Spring 2005 Download PDF Letter from the Editor 2 Memorials and Memories by Joseph A. Pratt 8 The Cruiser Houston Peacetime Icon, Wartime Martyr by Jim Saye 11 Reinventing Houston: Mexican Americans of the World War II Generation by Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez 14 Facing History-CREW: The men […]
by David Bush Click here to read a pdf of the full article.
Between June 1942, and November 1943, Baytown, Texas, became the backdrop to one of the most dramatic labor confrontations to rock the upper Texas Gulf Coast during World War II.
To read the full text of this article by Victoria J. Myers that appeared in the Summer 2009 issue of Houston History, download the pdf version.