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The Abescoe Club was a social club for Bethlehem Shipyard employees and was created to promote social activities for employees of the company. The collection includes the “Abescoe News” newsletters from 1949 – 1958 (only partially inclusive) as well as approximately 400 photographs of club activities.
The Appleman family owned the first Buick dealership in Beaumont, and actively participated in the social life of the town. This collection of digital photographs, scanned from the originals, includes photographs of family members, their travels, the B. K. Appleman Buick dealership, and photographs of early Beaumont. It also includes advertisements for the B. K. Appleman Gumbo Bit and patent applications.
The Beaumont Civic Opera Buffs were established in 1973 as a fundraising and publicity group for the Beaumont Civic Opera. The purpose of the Buffs was to aid the Beaumont Civic Opera in bringing high-quality performances to Beaumont and the surrounding area. The Buffs held fundraising events, sold tickets, and helped organize productions. This collection contains their administrative and financial records, as well as correspondence, programs, and scrapbooks.
Founded in 1880, the Beaumont Enterprise newspaper has served its local community for over one hundred and thirty years. This collection contains newspaper clippings and photographs from the paper, organized by subject. The bulk of the materials were created in the 1970's and 1980's.
The Beaumont branch of the Young Men's Christian Organization was formed in 1901 following the discovery of oil at Spindletop and the subsequent population boom. Throughout the 20th century, the Beaumont YMCA served as an important community center and continuously fundraised in order to open new locations and complexes. This collection consists of organizational records and historical materials related to the Beaumont chapter of the YMCA dating from the years 1903 to 1999.
The Beaumont Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) dates back to 1911 and for several decades it provided enrichment and entertainment activities for women of all ages in the Beaumont area.
The Desk and Derrick Club was established in March 1949 as the first professional organization for women working in the oil and gas industry. The Desk and Derrick Club’s original mission was to educate and support women who were working in the energy industry. The Desk and Derrick Club produced this scrapbook in its first year of existence. The collection includes newspaper clippings of the Club's organizational meetings, and original activities
Eleanor Woods Lavelle was the daughter of Tom and Lottye Woods. Tom fought in World War I, and Eleanor collected and transcribed the approximately 76 letters he sent to Lottye during the war. The collection also contains family photograph albums and memorial books.
Elmo Willard, III, was a leader of Beaumont's civil rights movement. He and his law partner, Theodore Johns, won cases for the desegregation of Beaumont's public parks and Lamar University. These papers include correspondence, legal documents, news clippings, and photographs.
Emmett A. Fletcher was a Beaumont businessman and elected official. He was elected as mayor of Beaumont in 1906 and served two terms over 12 years. He was involved in the creation of Beaumont's infrastructure, business, and city development. This is a small collection consisting of photographs, newspaper clippings, funeral remarks, and licenses for steamboat inspection and operation belonging to Emmett A. Fletcher.
Founded in 1872, the First Baptist Church of Beaumont, Texas, and its members, have contributed immensely to the religious, social, economic, and political life of the city. The records of the church include photographs, publications, administrative records, records of the Sunday School, and membership records.
Founded in 1894, the First Christian Church is a congregation for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) denomination. The records of the church include directories, committee minutes, papers on church doctrine, photographs, facility records, worship bulletins, records of Camp Wildurr, records of its Sunday School classes, treasurer's reports, and special anniversary and dedication programs.
- Photographs 64
- Correspondence 53
- Beaumont (Tex.) 51
- Scrapbooks 36
- Beaumont (Jefferson county, Texas : inhabited place) 30
- Community life--Beaumont (Tex.) 24
- Newspaper clippings 23
- Programs (documents) 17
- Newsletters 16
- Clippings (information artifacts) 14
- Financial records 14
- Women--Societies 14
- Black-and-white photographs 13
- Genealogy 13
- Minutes (administrative records) 13
- Family life 12
- Annual reports 11
- Performing Arts 11
- Petroleum industry 11
- Certificates 10 ∧ less
- French 1
- Beaumont Music Commission (Beaumont, Tex.) 3
- Jefferson Theatre (Beaumont, Tex.) 3
- Jefferson Theatre Preservation Society (Beaumont, Tex.) 3
- Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 3
- Melody Maids (Beaumont, Tex.) 3
- Tyrrell Historical Library (Beaumont, Tex.) 3
- American National Bank (Beaumont, Tex.) 2
- Association of Desk and Derrick Clubs (ADDC) 2
- Beaumont Chamber of Commerce 2
- Beaumont Civic Opera (Beaumont, Tex.) 2
- Beaumont Exporters Baseball Team 2
- Beaumont Independent School District (BISD) 2
- Beaumont Junior League (Beaumont, Tex.) 2
- Beaumont Library Commission 2
- Beaumont Symphony Women's League (Beaumont, Tex.) 2
- Brooks, Jack, 1922-2012 2
- Delta Kappa Gamma, Eta Nu Chapter 2
- Desk and Derrick Club (Beaumont, Tex.) 2
- Fire Museum of Texas 2
- First City Bank 2 ∧ less