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Family--Beaumont (Tex.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Searslocal

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Banks Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC-575
Abstract This collection is made up of records, photographs, and newspapers clippings related to the Banks family. The Banks family was a local family in Beaumont, Texas. This collection contains papers and keepsakes related primarily to Winona Banks, Charles Perkins, and Overton Banks. Winona Banks was born in Missouri in 1885. She would eventually move to Jefferson County, Texas and marry John Banks, a World War I veteran. They would go on to have four children: Winona, Overton, Lila, and Ernest....
Dates: 1881-1997

Brooks Family Papers

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Identifier: AC-437
Abstract The Brooks Family Papers consists of four family members. Henry C. Brooks, Dorothy G. Brooks, and their two daughters, Rebecca A. Brooks and Nancy B. Neild. Mr. Brooks for many years managed the Fashion department store in Beaumont. His wife helped to raise their two daughters, Nancy and Rebecca. Nancy has long been active in several civic organizations in Beaumont including the Junior League and the the Spindletop Chairty Horse Show. Her sister, Rebecca, was a professional model and actress...
Dates: 1900 - 2008

Frank Weber Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC-837
Abstract Frank Cleveland Weber (1882-1965) was born in Beaumont, Texas, where he lived for the majority of his life. As a teen, young Frank Weber took a job at J.J. Nathan's dry goods store. He worked with J.J. Nathan for twenty-seven years, becoming manager and growing the business into the largest store in Beaumont. The store's successs brought Frank Weber into the "entrepenuerial class" of Beaumont, which prospered even more after the Spindeltop oil discovery of 1901. This collection consists of...
Dates: 1880 - 1951

Gordon F. Baxter Papers

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Identifier: AC-440
Abstract Gordon F. Baxter was born on December 25, 1923, in Port Arthur, Texas. He resided in Beaumont from 1959 until his death on June 11, 2005. During his professional career he was a writer, radio broadcaster, and a airplane pilot. He was well-known for his independent spirit and proved to be a colorful figure in his profession. These papers include personal papers and correspondence, artifacts, scrapbooks, publications, slides, and photographic negatives related to his personal life and...
Dates: 1855 - 2011

Morris and Concetta Cloninger Papers

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Identifier: AC-681
Abstract Morris Cloninger graduated from the University of Texas in Austin and taught English at both Conroe and South Park High Schools. Concetta (nee Mazzagatti) Cloninger became interested in theatre while a student at South Park High School and then attended Lamar Junior College, where she studied under Irene Arnett. She later won a scholarship and did post graduate work at the Pasadena Playhouse College of Theater Arts in Pasadena, California. Upon leaving California, Concetta took the stage...
Dates: 1926 - 2016

Sallye J. Keith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC-822
Abstract The Keith family were long-established residents of Beaumont and had been engaged in the lumber industry for several generations. These papers consist of business and legal records, correspondence, newspaper clippings, oil leases, deeds, scrapbooks and other assorted memorabilia related to the Keith and Doucette families as well as Sallye's personal involvement with the YWCA. A few documents of interest in this collection include a relatively large collection of historical photographs...
Dates: c. 1880-1979

Sprott Family Papers

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Identifier: AC-203
Abstract

Ed and Myrtle Sprott reared five sons and four daughters in a house on Roberts Avenue in Beaumont, Texas. Each child worked their way through school. All nine sons and daughters earned college degrees. The collection consists of photographs, newspaper articles, and a compiled family history.

Dates: 1906-1984

Ted Moor, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC-671
Abstract Theodric E. "Ted" Moor, Jr. (1932-2015) was an insurance agent in Beaumont, Texas who spent his career expanding the insurance business which was co-founded by his father, Theodric E. Moor, Sr. He later purchased the Amarillo Gold Sox baseball team and relocated them to Beaumont in 1982, changing the name to the Golden Gators. This collection consists of Ted Moor, Jr.'s genealogical and historical research. He kept notebooks of his research, with materials including pedigree charts,...
Dates: 1839 - 2015

Theodore Dillon Powers, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC-556
Abstract Ted "Dillon" Powers (1940-2011) was a graduate of Beaumont High School and Lamar University, and later a resident of Austin, Texas. He worked for the Texas Department of Transportation, as well as the National Trust for Historic Preservation. He also was Coordinator of the Texas Historical Commission. The collection consists of papers belonging primarily to Theodore Powers, Jr. and longtime family friend Olliedyne SoRelle. Other families members represented include Nathaniel Burton Powers,...
Dates: 1825 - 2000