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Wilber C. Looney was a prominent businessman in Beaumont, Texas. When he retired he was a manager in southeast Texas for Westinghouse Electric Corp. He and his wife, Thyrza, a well-known local interior designer, resided at a now-historic home on North Eleventh and Toccoa Streets. Known then as the Vaughn House, the couple restored this Victorian cottage into a plantation-style mansion in 1948.
The O'Brien Family Papers document the remarkably parallel lives of three generations of the O'Brien men. George, Chenault, and Chilton O'Brien were leaders who improved Southeast Texas with their service in the military, political, business, religious, and organizational life in Beaumont, Texas.
This collection consists of postcards depicting historical places and events in Texas. These primarily include local areas such as Beaumont, Port Arthur, and Orange, Texas. However, there are also post cards from Houston, Austin, San Antonio, Galveston, and Waco, as well. There is also an album of postcard reproductions, depicting cards that would have been sent from 1900 to 1925.