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The Neches River Festival, Inc.

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Annette Edwards Collection

Identifier: AC-041
Abstract Annette Edwards Platt was a long-time English professor at Lamar University. The collection features photographs and scrapbooks of the Platt and Edwards families, spanning the twentieth century and documenting their lives in Southeast Texas and Louisiana. The collection also includes a scrapbook of newspaper clippings about World War II, loose family photots, and miscellanous objects, like a Beaumont telephone directory from 1922, a 1966 Neches River Festival Program, a Western Union...
Dates: 1920 - 1988

Charlotte Peters Collection

Identifier: AC-846

This collection is comprised of photographs and belongings of Charlotte Peters. Charlotte Peters was a graduate of Beaumont High School and a Princess in the 1962 Neches River Festival. She was an active member of her community both in Beaumont and Houston. She worked as a computer programmer, as well as a board member for Covenant House- an organization devoted to homeless teens. This collection contains documents and photographs of Peters.

Dates: 1940-2009

W. Smythe Shepherd Papers

Identifier: AC-410
Abstract This collection consists of materials belonging to W. Smythe Shepherd, a Beaumont native and business man. Smythe Shepherd was heavily involved in the family business, "Shepherd Laundry". Additionally, he was also active in several local organizations such as: The Sons of the Republic of Texas, Rotary Club, and Texas Gulf Historical Society.This collection contains papers related to Shepherd's involvement with these organizations, as well as business records, photographs, and personal...
Dates: 1836-2015