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Fire Museum of Texas

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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Fire Museum of Texas Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC-300
Abstract This collection consists of approximately 994 photographs from the Fire Museum of Texas, which opened in 1984 in Beaumont, documenting firefighting in Southeast Texas from 1856 to 1993, with heavy emphasis on the first half of the twentieth century. The Fire Department of Beaumont was established in 1881 and images in this collection cover many aspects of the department including firefighters, firehouses, and fire engines; fires and local buildings damaged by fire; fire prevention...
Dates: 1885-1993

Lynn H. and Frances Katherine Shaw Gilbert Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC-520
Abstract

Lynn H. and Frances Katherine Shaw Gilbert were long-time residents of Beaumont, Texas. Prior to their marriage in 1966, they had both been previously married. This collection consists of family photo albums, loose photographs, and a patent certificate with accompanying correspondence for an extended family member. Also included in the photographs are items related to friends, vacations, and events that occurred in the course of their lives.

Dates: 1905 - 1979

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