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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Content Note

Organization of Collection

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Photographs

Publications

Newspaper Clippings

Correspondence

Chamber of Commerce Projects

Annual Membership Meetings

Tyrrell Historical Library, Beaumont Public Library System

Finding Aid for the Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Records, 1924-2006



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Beaumont Chamber of Commerce
Title: Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Records
Dates: 1924-2006, bulk 1950-1980
Creator Abstract: The Beaumont Chamber of Commerce was organized January 22, 1903 at a meeting attended by at least 165 people shortly after the Lucas Oil gusher was discovered in 1901. The subsequent activity at the Spindletop Hill oil field brought increased population and interest to the city, necessitating a chamber of commerce. The Chamber has been instrumental in the promotion and development of Beaumont and its industry, including the Port of Beaumont and the deep water (Neches River) shipping channel.
Content Abstract: This collection holds surveys, reports of conditions, and guidelines for Beaumont and its business sector to determine course of action on many important issues. The Chamber also produced promotional material to invite industry, tourism, and increased population to the city of Beaumont. Its publications reported on business trends and issues in Beaumont and the nation. The collection also includes many photographs, which were used for publications and reports, while others were taken to document conditions and events in the city.
Identification: AC-068
Extent: 14.6 cubic feet in 30 boxes.
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Tyrrell Historical Library, Beaumont Public Libraries,  695 Pearl St,  Beaumont, TX 77701

Historical Note

The Beaumont Chamber of Commerce formed during the height of the first Spindletop oil boom, on January 23, 1903. 165 individuals signed on as charter members. The Chamber began an active program of initiating, and participating in, capitalist economic development projects. Much of its early work was promotional, such as organization of the Southeast Texas State Fair in 1904 and promotion of the oil industry in the 1920s. During the 1950s and 1960s, the Chamber commissioned industrial studies and continued promotional efforts. In 1970, however, new leadership put an end to what it called "ceremonial functions" and moved the Chamber forward in a new program of action.

Various committees carried out Chamber projects, including the Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration of the Lucas Gusher (1951). An extensive collection of publications thoroughly record Chamber activities and publicity efforts. The photograph collection provides a fascinating look at area industry and downtown Beaumont.

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Scope and Content Note

The Beaumont Chamber of Commerce has produced surveys, reports of activities and conditions for Beaumont and its business sector to determine course of action on many important issues. The Chamber has also produced promotional material to invite industry, tourism, and increased population to the city of Beaumont. The Beaumont Chamber of Commerce magazines and newsletters reported on business trends and issues in Beaumont and the nation. Many of the photographs in the Chamber's collection were used for publications and reports while others were taken to document conditions and events in the city.

The Beaumont Chamber of Commerce records consist of Beaumont photographs, negatives, and slides; newspaper articles and press releases; studies, surveys, reports, promotional books and brochures; programs and invitations; maps and drawings; Beaumont Chamber of Commerce newsletters, magazines and other magazine articles of the Beaumont area; and rosters and directories of members' businesses and products in the form of buyers guides.

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Organization of Collection

This collection is organized into 6 series.
Photographs
Publications
Newspaper Clippings
Correspondence
Chamber of Commerce Projects
Annual Membership Meetings

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Some restrictions may apply.

Copyright

The Tyrrell Historical Library does not hold copyright for most of its collections. The researcher must secure permission to publish. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the Tyrrell Historical Library. The researcher assumes full responsibility for complying with copyright, literary property rights, and libel laws.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Connally, John, 1917-1993
Meyers, Maury
Doyle, John, 1897-1981
Shivers, Robert Allan, 1907-1985
Organizations
Beaumont Chamber of Commerce (Beaumont, Tex.)
Young Men's Business League (Beaumont, Tex.)
Subjects
Aerial photographs (Beaumont, Tex.)
Buildings photography (Beaumont, Tex.)
Hotels and motels
Industry
Industry (Beaumont, Tex.)
Agriculture photography (Beaumont, Tex.)
Banks and banking (Beaumont, Tex.)
Beaumont, Tex.--Statistics
Business (Beaumont, Tex.)
City traffic (Beaumont, Tex.)
Colleges and universities--Lamar University (Beaumont, Tex.)
Commercial buildings photography (Beaumont, Tex.)
Forest conservation
Forests and forestry
Floods photography (Beaumont, Tex.)
Harbors photography (Beaumont, Tex.)
Hospitals (Beaumont, Tex.)
Houses photography (Beaumont, Tex.)
Museums (Beaumont, Tex.)
Naval yards and naval stations photography
Office buildings photography (Beaumont, Tex.)
Persons photography (Beaumont, Tex.)
Petroleum (Beaumont, Tex.)
Public buildings photography (Beaumont, Tex.)
Public libraries--Tyrrell Public Library (Beaumont, Tex.)
Railroads (Beaumont, Tex.)
Schools photography (Beaumont, Tex.)
Ships photography (Beaumont, Tex.)
Shopping centers and malls (Beaumont, Tex.)
Shipbuilding photography (Beaumont, Tex.)
Stores (Beaumont, Tex.)
Transportation photography (Beaumont, Tex.)
Waterways photography (Beaumont, Tex.)
Locations
China, Tex.
Dallas, Tex.
Evadale, Tex.
Houston, Tex.
Jefferson County, Tex.
Lake Creek, Tex.
Orange, Tex.
Port Arthur, Tex.
Port Neches, Tex.
Rose City, Tex.
San Antonio, Tex.
Silsbee, Tex.
Tampico, Mexico
Town Bluff, Tex.
Genres/Formats
Alumni directories
Annual reports
Clippings (information artifacts)
Commercial correspondence
Commercial directories
Feasibility studies
Invitations
Literary magazines
Maps
Negatives (photographic)
Photographs
Preparatory studies
Press releases
Programs (documents)
Promotional materials
Rosters
Slides

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item], [Folder], [Box], Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Records, 1924-2006, AC-068, Tyrrell Historical Library, Beaumont, Texas.

Acquisition Information

The bulk of the collection was donated by the Beaumont Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber of Commerce publications were donated by Maurine Gray.

Processing Information

Processed by Tyrrell Historical Library staff, 2012 December.

Finding aid revised and encoded by Tyrrell Historical Library staff, 2012 December.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Photographs

Box Folder
1 1 Airplanes and airports; Beaumont flood scenes, 1946, Beaumont military presence, 1950; Lamar University, 1944; Oil derricks, Pattillo Higgins, and Spindletop anniversary monument; Richard Dowling monument; Chamber of Commerce committee meetings; Young Men's Business League (YMBL) members in military; civic leaders; Governor Alan Shivers; Governor John Connally; Walden home; Beaumont churches; radio stations; Beaumont street scenes and aerial views; Beaumont industry and retail; Beaumont hospitals; Beaumont port; Maritime Reserve Fleet, 1948
Box Folder
2 1 Aerial views, Beaumont Area, 1960s
2 Aerial views, Beaumont Area: South Park High School and football stadium; College Street Baptist Hospital, Doctor's Hospital, Drive-In Theater, Central Park; Dowlen and Prutzman Streets before development; west side Beaumont before development; West Hollywood [Drive]; BPM Club; Lamar College, 1960s
3 Aerial views, Beaumont Area: Lumber Yard, 4th Street; 4th Street underpass; rice dryer; Interstate 10 at Eastex Freeway; Trinity Methodist; Port of Beaumont montage; Gulf Coast Machine & Supply Valve, 1960s
4 Aerial views, Beaumont Area: College Street Central Park area; Neches River and South Park residential area; Southeast Texas fairgrounds, 1960s
5 Aerial Views: Beaumont downtown; Saint Anthony's Cathedral; City Trash Dump, 1960s
6 Aerial views: Magnolia Petroleum; Port of Beaumont; Bethlehem Steel; Ridgewood Motor Hotel, Beaumont [color negative]
7 Aerial views: Port of Beaumont grain elevator; Mobil Oil south plant; Beaumont Brick Company, 1960s
8 Aerial views: Wilson Warehouse; Rice Growers Mill; Port Grain Elevator; Mobil Oil Refinery, 1960s
9 Aerial views: Interstate 10 construction, 1960s
10 Aerial views: Interstate 10 at 11th and 69, 96 Interchange; Cardinal Drive Servomation & Pepsi-Cola; Calloway Tracts on Highways 69-96-287
11 Aerial views: Atlantic-Richfield Refinery; Southern Pacific Tract; City Airport; DuPont Beaumont Works; Maritime Reserve Fleet; Mobil Chemical Hebert TPA Plant construction, 1960s
12 Aerial views: Lamar University, 1960s
13 Aerial views: Port of Beaumont, 1960s
14 Agriculture (cattle), 1940s-1950s
15 Agriculture (crops), 1940s-1950s
16 Agriculture (timber), 1940s-1960s
17 Architectural Models, Beaumont, 1960s-1970s
18 Beaumont Buildings (American National Bank, Baptist Hospital), 1940s-1960s
19 Beaumont Businesses, circa 1918-1960s
20 Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Convention, 1960s
21 Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Convention, 1960s
22 Beaumont government buildings, circa 1930s-1960s
23 Beaumont homes, 1950s-1960s
24 Beaumont industry, 1950s-1960s
25 Beaumont industry, circa 1960s
26 Beaumont promotional literature, 1950s-1960s
27 Beaumont parades, circa 1950s
28 Chamber of Commerce personnel, 1940s-1950s
29 Chamber of Commerce personnel, 1940s-1950s
30 Beaumont shipyards, 1950s-1960s
31 Beaumont transportation, 1940s-1950s
32 Beaumont transportation, 1940s-1950s
33 China, Texas, rice dryer, circa 1950s
34 East Texas Pulp and Paper Company, circa 1950s
35 Gulf States Utilities Company: Electric pole personnel; Sabine power plant interior and exterior; Beaumont Substation, circa 1950s-1960s
36 Lucas Gusher (multiple copies of Trost image), 1901
Box Folder
3 1 Mobil Oil loading terminal, 1960s
2 Orange, Texas, aerial view, 1940
3 People, Groups (unidentified), 1940s-1950s
4 People, Groups: N. C. Cunningham, Mobile, Alabama; Jas. H. Hartzog, Beaumont Port Director; Representative Frank Boykin, Alabama; Henry W. Sweet, Mobile, Alabama; Fritz H. Fredricks, Port of Beaumont; Vice Admiral John Doyle; Rear Admiral T. A. Lobby; Edward E. Wilcox, 1940s-1950s
5 People, Groups: Irene Hardy; C. Dean McGee; Mayor Jack Moore; Reverend R. Ernest Michalka; George Dishman; Richard LeBlanc; Colonel F. P. Koisch; John W. Newton, Sr.; C. H. LeBlanc, Sr.; John Weyrich; Pete Matthews; W. A. Tatum; Kirby Smith; W. D. Norwood; D. Roy Harrington; Will Smith, 1960s
6 People, Groups: John E. Gray; D. Pat Wheat; J. O. Crooke; Gene Ohmstede; Roy Maness; Ben Rogers; Frost; John Geis, Chamber of Commerce; Joe Klipper, 1960s
7 People, Groups: Ed Watson; Henry Simpson; E. D. Garret; W. F. Weed; W. D. Norwood; Jack Brooks; Frost; D. Pat Wheat, 1960s
8 People, Groups: L. Paul Tullos; O. H. Massey; Albert J. Coburn; W. F. Weed; Dan K. Kelb; Alec Broussard; R. A. LaFleur; Frank Adams; Moody Williamson; Gordon Baxter; James H. Hartzog; Ralph Ramos; T. R. Galloway; R. A. Coale; John W. Newton; Fred H. Tenholder; Aubrey D. Sprawls, 1960s
9 People, Groups: John Gray and other unidentified people, 1960s
10 People, Groups: Mike Halbouty; D. Pat Wheat; [D. A. McGee, Kerr-McGee Oil Company]; R. Darden Armistead; Joe Goetschius; Henry C. Hendrix; Don Streater; 1965 Area Waterways Committee officers
11 People, Groups: Oil, Gas, Chemicals, and Minerals Committee of Beaumont Chamber of Commerce; Randolph Yost; Pete Cokinos; Cardinal Singers [Lamar College]; Easterling; McManus; Russell; John C. Gray; T. T. Hunt; [R. M. Frost]; Jack Brooks; Mike Halbouty, 1960s
12 People, Groups: John Gray; Pat Wheat; Plummer; White; Moore; Frost, 1960s
13 People, Groups: Rogers; Frost; Phillips; D. A. McGee; Moore; John Geis; Pat Wheat, 1960s
14 People, Groups: Pat Wheat; Jack Brooks; Jack Frost, 1948-1960s
15 People, Individuals: Paul C. Spark; Lewis A. Pick (Major General, military); Lynn R. Strawn, 1940s-1960s
16 People, Individuals: E. V. Watts, Mobil Oil Company, Houston; Dean A. McGee, Kerr-McGee Oil Industries, Inc., Oklahoma City (Okla.); T. T. Hunt; Galveston fishing and municipal pier; Arthur Temple; Neches River boating and boathouse, 1960s
17 Port Arthur Bridge, circa 1960
18 Galveston fishing and municipal pier; Arthur Temple; Neches River boating and boathouse, circa 1950s
19 Recreation, Fishing/Boating: Boat, Miss Enterprise Cafe, circa 1950s
20 Recreation: Football, Golf, Baseball
21 San Antonio "River Walk", 1960s
22 Spindletop, 1902-1940s
23 Spindletop (Al W. Hamill; Curt G. Hamill; James G. Hamill; Spindletop reenactment; Lucas Gusher monument dedication, 1941
24 Spindletop Photographs, circa 1950
25 Spindletop Photographs (Lucas Gusher monument; metal oil derricks; 1901 vintage equipment), 1950
26 Spindletop 50th Anniversary Celebration, 1951
27 U.S. Naval Station, Texas, 1940s
Box Folder
4 1 Shipyards, Aerial view, Port of Beaumont and area refinery, 1970s
2 Chamber of Commerce scrapbook, "Honor Roll of Industries," 1971-1981
Box Folder
5 1 Aerial views, Downtown Beaumont, circa 1930-1950
2 Aerial views, Jefferson County, Texas, circa 1940-1970
3 Aerial views, Jefferson County, Texas, 1939
4 Agriculture, circa 1930
5 Beaches, circa 1960
6 Banking (First National Bank interior; First Security National Bank exterior; First Security Industrial Week exhibits), circa 1930-1967
7 Edson Hotel exterior; Hotel Beaumont exterior, circa 1930s
8 Unidentified manufacturing plants, circa 1930s
9 Machinery display, Stewart & Stevenson Service; DuPont, Orange, Texas; DuPont Beaumont Works; Neches Butane; Georgetown Texas Steel; Jefferson Chemical Company; Texas Metal Works, Inc., circa 1950-1969
10 Manufacturers: Comet Rice, Thomas M. Royal Company [bag printing], circa 1935-1950
11 Manufacturers, ALCO, circa 1950
12 Manufacturers: Dollinger Steel (steel structures for the following; Lamar State College of Technology, Biology-Geology Building; Steel shipment, Port of Beaumont; J. C. Penney Company Building; Chemical Storage Building, Puerto Rico; Texas Power and Light Company, Lake Creek, Tex.), 1950s
13 Manufacturers: Ideco Industries (aerials of workshop buildings, oil well drilling rig equipment), circa 1950s
14 Manufacturers: Ideco Industries (drive-in rambler rigs), circa 1950s
15 Newspaper: warehouse image, blank newspaper rolls, circa 1950
16 Gulf States Utilities, Neches Power Plant, 1937-1940s
17 Restaurants: Piccadilly Restaurant; Vic & Al's Restaurant, circa 1950s-1965
18 Retail: The White House, The Fair, Inc., circa 1940s
19 KRIC radio station and personnel, 1939
20 Residential flooding in Beaumont, circa 1950
21 Forestry: measuring tree growth in Kirbyville, Texas, 1929, 1938
22 Tree growth; cut comparisons; forest and landscape, circa 1930s
23 Aerial views of Beaumont harbor, circa 1950s
24 Ships at harbor: Maru, Crown City, Selma City, Western Queen, Port of Beaumont Municipal Terminal, circa 1930-1949
25 Harbors, Beaumont, Texas: scrap metal crane, military vessels, pre-1930s courthouse, downtown landscape aerial, circa 1920s-1940s
26 Homes of Beaumont, Texas, circa 1940s
27 Landscapes, circa 1940s
28 Lumber - Aerial views, circa 1940s
29 Miscellaneous photographs, circa 1970s
30 Fire department, Fire Station Number 1, Central Fire Station with fire truck and lift, circa 1940-1970
31 Tyrrell Public Library, circa 1940s
32 Gladys City Museum, circa 1960s
33 People, Groups: Waldo Wilson, Hotel Beaumont; E. L. Robinson, Gulf State; Wayne Brown, Insurance; Percy Wallace, Funeral; Ed Easterling, AT&T; Kelly Gover, District Sales Manager Trans-Texas, Houston; Ken Dougharty, District Sales Manager Trans-Texas, Beaumont; Al Walbrecker, Manager of Crosby Hotel; Ben Roy Kirby, Manager of Hotel King Edward; Doolie Richardson; W. D. Norwood; Howard Hicks; Moody Williamson; Cedric Foster, circa 1940s
34 People: Carlton Baker, Southwestern Bell manager; Nelson Alter; Bob Akers; Bob Castille; American National Bank; Lee Griffin, Rotary; John Newton, Jr.; Buddy Savage; Fred Hunter; Joe Trum, radio and sportscaster; Gene Thompson; Elmo Beard, circa 1948
35 People, Groups: Chamber of Commerce meeting (C. B. Locke, Pat Wheat, Jack Brooks, J. O. Crooke, Reverend Ernest Michalka, Mayor Jack M. Moore, Howard Hicks), circa 1940s-1960s
36 People, Groups: Beaumont Civic Opera; Mary Woodland and others unidentified; Interfaith Choral Society; U.S. Army Field Band, circa 1960s
37 People, Individuals: Chester Stratton, Actor in DuPont "Cavalcade of America"; Roy Fant; John Zoller, Director, DuPont "Cavalcade of America"; George A. Hill, Jr., President of Houston Oil Company of Texas (Houston, Tex.); Sid Street [Motor Company]; Dale Miller, Washington, D.C., Executive Vice President, Intracoastal Canal Association of Louisiana and Texas, circa 1950s
38 People, Individuals: Robert W. Akers, Editor, Beaumont Enterprise newspaper; Les Damon; S. Perry Brown, National Commander of the American Legion, circa 1940s
39 People, Individuals: R. A. MacPherson; Samuel J. Fricano, circa 1966
Box Folder
6 1 Aerials of petroleum refineries, circa 1940s
2 Oil fields, circa 1940s
3 Oil refineries, circa 1940s
4 Boiler Avenue at Spindletop, 1903 April 23
5 Erecting the oil derrick for the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Lucas Gusher, 1951
6 Federal courthouse and post office, circa 1937
7 Jefferson County Courthouse, circa 1938
8 Beaumont High School[?], circa 1940
9 Lamar College, 1960s-1980
10 Ships and shipyards: Orton and Steinbrenner Company; Pennsylvania Shipyards; "Macareo" boat; "Texaco 446" tanker; "Mercury, Wilmington, Delaware" tanker, Burlington tugboat, circa 1940s
11 Ships: "Sun Chem 100", Bethlehem Steel Shipyard; [Mobil] loading terminal; "Kevin Moan", tugboat in ship channel, circa 1940s
12 Wooden ship building, circa 1908
13 Beaumont Country Club, circa 1948
14 Southeast Texas State Fair, circa 1950-1975
15 Boating, circa 1969
16 Stuart Stadium; Beaumont Municipal Golf Course; Beaumont Country Club Golf Course, circa 1948-1960
17 Street scenes of Beaumont, circa 1948
18 Rural street scenes, circa 1942
19 Air transportation - Eastern Airlines; airport runway; airline routes from Beaumont; aerial countryside image, circa 1930-1949
20 Railroads, circa 1930s
21 Aerials of waterways, circa 1948
22 Dam "B" groundbreaking, circa 1940
23 Aerials of waterways, circa 1940
24 Aerials of waterways, circa 1948
25 Negatives of aerial images (airplane in flight, aerial of waterways and surrounding towns), undated
26 Negatives of shipbuilding images, circa 1915
27 Negatives, undated
28 Negatives, undated
29 Correspondence, Lawrence E. Graf to Chamber of Commerce
30 Catalog, Ideco oil field equipment, 1957
31 Photographs of Shipyards, 1928-circa 1945
Box Folder
7 1 Negatives, circa 1950-1970
2 Photographs from Chamber of Commerce publication files: Roy Maness, Lieutenant Commander H. F. [Ocom], Lieutenant Tom Schultz, Lieutenant John [Gatham], Colonel Raymond Saunders, Port Arthur bridge, aerials of Port Arthur, Maury Meyers at a ribbon cutting; ribbon cutting for Larry's Restaurant in China, Texas; city directory; railroad overpass; photograph drawing of Goodhue building, circa 1929-1970
3 Photographs and negatives, Chamber of Commerce publication files: Aerial of Intracoastal canal and refinery, Port Arthur; luncheons; "Buick Riviera", fishing rodeo; Galveston; Port of Beaumont crane; refinery; Beaumont Holiday Inn Plaza: Shirley Loeffler - Ambassador Chairperson, and Bob Fugazi, Manager of Plaza, circa 1950-1970
4 Lower Ship Channel, Texas Island and South, 1941
5 River scenes, circa 1948
6 People, Groups: Weldon T. Gibson; Golden Triangle Janitorial Service and Supply: Johnnie Wells, Brenda Spivey, La'Fayette Spivey, circa 1971
7 Photographs and biographies of military personnel: Colonel John Livette; Brigadier General William T. Fairbourn; Brigadier General John M. Finn; Major General Philip C. Wehle, circa 1950-1962
8 Photographs, Aerial - [Sabine River], circa 1941
9 Negatives of businesses, circa 1960-1970
10 Negatives of various Beaumont scenes: Jefferson County Airport and plane; Babe Didrikson Zaharias monument; river scenes; Gateway shopping center and parking lot; slide amusement ride; classrooms; Tyrrell Public Library interior; rehabilitation center, circa 1960-1969
11 Negatives of various Beaumont scenes: hospital office; audio lab with students; mathematics class; chemistry class; drafting class; band with instruments; street scene and jewelry store; Underwood typewriter; First Security National Bank exterior; Phelan Home exterior; Saint Anne's Church exterior; fair grounds building; airport interior; Beaumont Police; Amelia Grade School exterior; apartment complex exterior, circa 1968
12 Negatives of various Beaumont scenes: Lamar State College of Technology; art gallery; Beaumont home; library interior with students; "Mt. Vernon Township High School" exterior; amateur radio studio and students, circa 1968
13 Negatives of various Beaumont scenes: Gateway Shopping Center parking lot amusement rides; shoppers; Saint Anthony's Catholic Church interior during service; Saint Ann's Catholic Church interior during service; First United Methodist Church interior during service; [First Baptist?] Church interior during service, circa 1968
14 Negatives of various Beaumont scenes: residential home exterior; Baptist Hospital exterior; television station; newscaster and television camera; painting class; weather forecaster; students in classroom; port operations; the ship "Gulf Merchant"; Amelia Grade School exterior; Fire Department, Central Fire Station, Fire Engine "Snorkel No. 1"; Forest Park School entrance and students; ship, "Alco. Mariner"; school exterior; church buildings; [Village] Shopping strip-mall; shoppers and glass sidewalk display case with First Security National Bank in background; jewelry store interior; "Butch Hoffer" exterior; Orleans Street; church exterior; waterworks and canal; radio station studio; First Baptist Church entrance; French High School exterior; marching band practice; Anthony F. Lucas Elementary School exterior, circa 1968
15 Negatives of various Beaumont scenes: [Saint Anne's Catholic School] exterior with students; Sisters of Saint Mary, Math classroom interior; The Beaumont Neurological Center building and parking lot; adults in classroom; [Hotel Dieu?] exterior; Tyrrell Public Library interior; industrial scene, refinery, circa 1968
16 Photographs: Texas Company refinery, Port Neches; construction workers; train loaded wtih large cylinder "fabricated for E. B. Badger and Sons Company [by] Petroleum Iron Works Company, Beaumont, Tex.), circa 1940-1949
17 Photographs: Aerials of forests, circa 1940-1949
18 Negatives of business scenes, circa 1969
19 Negatives of business scenes, circa 1969
20 Negatives of business scenes, circa 1969
21 Publicity brochures, programs, and correspondence, circa 1968
22 Booklet, "Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Annual Report, Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting, January 28, 1941"
23 Industry-labeled diagram map of Jefferson and Orange Counties, circa 1948
24 Publicity brochures, programs, and correspondence, circa 1968
25 Publicity, circa 1957
26 News articles, "The Golden Triangle," from Texas, the Houston Chronicle Sunday Magazine, 1965 October 31
27 Photograph of Beaumont residences, circa 1970
28 Book, "Beaumont, Texas, Remembers Art Fischer," 1965
29 Aerial photographs of Beaumont industries and businesses, circa 1965
30 Aerial photographs of Beaumont industries and businesses, circa 1965
31 Aerial photographs of Beaumont industries and businesses, circa 1965
32 Aerial photographs of Beaumont industries and businesses, circa 1965
33 Publicity Department Press Releases, 1959, 1963
Box Folder
8 1 Photographs of Gladys City Museum opening, circa 1976
2 Photographs of Mamie McFaddin and McFaddin-Ward house party, circa 1919
3 Photographs of Beaumont businesses, circa 1990-1999
4 Photographs of Chamber of Commerce building, Julie Rogers Theater, circa 1980-1999
5 Photographs of Individuals: Evelyn Lord; Cokinos; Moore; Darlene Colemanad; T. P. Walker, Vice President of Irving Company, circa 1976-1989
6 Photograph of The Indian Dancers, by Nicolai Ivanovich Fechin, at the Stark Museum of Art in Orange, Texas, circa 1946
7 Visitors from sister city Beppu City, Japan, with Beaumont representatives, circa 1990
8 Beppu City visitors, circa 1990
9 Beppu City visitors, circa 1990
10 Unidentified groups of people, circa 1990-1999
11 People, Groups: Beaumont Eye Associates: Dr. Jerry Lehman, Joe Luce, Gay Chionsini; [David Moore]; [Jack Brooks]; Janet Fernie; Judy Bagwell, Joe Luce; Jeanette Holmes, Shirley Bartos, Dolly Johnson, Kevin Brady (Executive Vice-President); Ted Arnold, Virual Holbrook, Shirley Loeffler; Dean Mosley (Executive Director CUB); Roby Rodards (Communications Director), Joe B. Redman (Printer); Dolly Johnson (Director, First Stop Bus Center); Brooks Goodhue, circa 1980-1999
12 People, Groups: Parties and events, circa 1990-1999
13 People, Groups: unidentified people; Drew Eisen, Suzy Juncker, Sheila Stewart, Tim Hemphill, circa 1980-1999
14 People, Groups: unidentified people; Karen Bundick; Judy Bagwell; Virual Holbrook; Roby Robards; Gay Chionsini; Shirley Bartos, circa 1980-1999
15 People, Groups: unidentified people, circa 1980-1999
16 People, Groups: unidentified people; Muckleberry's Home Cooking, circa 1980-1999
17 People, Groups: Christmas parade, circa 1985
18 People, Groups: unidentified people, circa 1980-1989
19 People, Groups: unidentified people, circa 1980-1989
20 People, Groups: Renee Kasseroler, Keith Johnson; [Tom Harken] of Casa Ole; Blake Schultz, Jr. (Royal Airlines), Leslie Benton (Director of Sales, Beaumont Plaza Holiday Inn), George Perrett (Beaumont Program for Human Services); Trey Kettle and Beaumont Trivia board game, circa 1980-1989
21 People, Groups: business openings (Petrocon Engineering, Lulu Smith, Lamar University First City ATM, White Tire Supply, Sears at Parkdale Mall, Cokinos, The Hem Shop, Pearl's & God's Handiwork, Andy's Auto Repair, Blimpie on Dowlen Street, circa 1980-1989
22 People, Groups: Cabco Business Forms: Paul Cabra (President), Carol Cabra (Vice-President), Nancy Worthington, Connie Miles; Little Cottage-Saunders Home: Mayor Bill Neild, Susan Fernie, Marie Freeman and Evelyn Gerber; [Two's Company]; [Banger's]; [Waldensoftware], circa 1980-1999
23 People, Groups: Nails by Verdie; Mike Burrow; Dr. Tom Nelson; Gary Cocker; Watson; [Yards of Fun]; Crossroads Bowling Center: Mayor Maury Meyers, Senator Phil Gramm, Jimmy Hayes; Broussard; Bob Morris (Medi-Quick); Leon Moncla (Moncla's Catering Service, Chamber Ambassador), circa 1980-1989
24 People, Groups: Sherry [Street], Sharon [E...]; Capt'n Sams; Eagle Shield Radiant Barrier; Kinkos; East Texas Autoshield; Auto Salon, circa 1980-1989
25 People, Groups: Sheila Stewart; Art Museum; Munro's; MHMR; Shoppers Mini Mall; Crossroads; Parkdale Plaza; Nicols; Minute Man Press; Jim Holcomb; Ann Williams; Popitos, circa 1980-1989
Box Folder
9 1 People: Shirley B.; Texas Commerce Bank; [Evelyn Lord]; [David Moore]; Faust Engineering and Surveying; Beaumont Spinal Care Associates; Beaumont Hilton, Poquito Bar; Hardees; Washington Blvd; Beaumont Regional Professional Tower; Cookies in Bloom; Professional Legal Documents, Inc.; McArthur School; Golden Croissant; Lone Star Raceway; Carrabbas Italian Grill, circa 1990-1999
2 People: KFDM "Light Flight", Kelfstrom; Popeyes Fried Chicken; First National Security Corp.; Crawford's Barber Academy; Bill Hickman; Bessie Chisum; Kevin Smith; Mike Smith; Lynn Bond, Beverly Hickman, Lynda Nebb, Linda Roberson; Beaumont Surgical Center; [David Moore]; CD Warehouse; U.S. Air, circa 1990-1999
3 People: Clothestime; Cheryl King; Texas Employment Commission; Tammy Hennigan; Sylvan Learning Center; Hodge Falkenhagen; Dynamic Cars; Kaleidoscope; Page Net; Larry Beaulieu; Neighborhood Loan Center; Tavis Boating Center; Merry Maids; Alliance Engineering and Design, circa 1990-1999
4 People: UTMB Beaumont; Talbot's; Evelyn Lord; Texas Helping Hands; P & M Texaco Express Lube; Bessie Chisum; Dynamic Cars; Workout Studio; New View; Furrows Building Material, circa 1990-1999
5 People: Style Palace; U Save; Ed Field, Cliff Haebel, Bessie Chisum, Nancy Beaulieu; JoBeth Lackey, Ed Field, Nancy Beaulieu; Tiny Toddler Universe; Alert Medical; Jim Morrison, Vera Rodriguez, circa 1990-1999
6 People: New York Life; The Barbeque & Lagniappe Restaurant; Beaumont Trophies; Century 21; Kaleidoscope; Jack-In-The-Box; Myrna Ellsworth, Paul Hay, Wanda Phelan; Dr. Roy Marrero, Jr., M.D.; Treasure House; Signs First; Poochies; Ranger Medical; R.D. Kirkland & Associates; Vacuum World; Nursing Resource; Home Furniture), circa 1990-1999
7 People: Austin Express; Community Bank on Dowlen; Act II; David Moore; Andrew F. Cokinos; Mike Smith, circa 1990-1999
8 People: Ches[nut] Real Estate, circa 1990-1999
9 People: Area Impressions Caps & T's; First Bank & Trust; S & M Bargain City; Poochie's; Buckner Children's Village; Designing Sisters Florist; Global Home Health; SET Community Health Clinic; ACORN, Amelia Neighborhood Association; Sutherlands; A & E Spring and Front End; Villa's of Sunnyside; Amy Weaver; Poochie's; Kitchen Koncepts; Child Vision; Allpro Audio, circa 1990-1999
10 People: American Neck & Back Clinic; Texas Commerce Bank, Phelan; Beaumont State Center; Sacks Resale Shop; First Bank & Trust; Dispute Resolution Center of Jefferson County; Social Security; Golden Triangle Fun Center; Jackson Hewitt Tax Service; Celeste Healthcare Service, Inc.; FNSC Mortgage; Merle Norman; Neches River Terminal, Port of Beaumont; Guaranty Federal Bank; ABC Personalized Books; AFO Lab/Foot Fitters, circa 1990-1999
11 People: David's Upstairs; Vera Rodregues, Shirley Loeffler, Sue Hebert, Leon Moncla; Elaine Schneider, du Perier Real Estate; Leon Moncla, circa 1980-1999
12 People: Steve McCorkle, Dr. Lynn Godkin; Holiday Inn Plaza interior, circa 1980-1999
13 People: [Becker] Printing Company; Kay's Composition Company; Cheers Full Service Salon; Fettuccini's; Brushes & Bows, circa 1980-1999
14 People: [Larry Beaulieu]; Joe B. Redmond, Gwen Blackwell; Alan Hefty; Thomas F. Williams; Omar Flores, circa 1980-1999
15 People, unidentified, circa 1980-1999
16 People, fashion show, circa 1980-1999
17 People: Beaumont Neurological; Mash; Golden [Impods]; Sherri Fudge; Beaumont Motor Co.; The Cadillac; Jefferson County Airport, circa 1980-1999
18 People, unidentified, circa 1980-1999
19 People: Neptunes; American National; David Moore, circa 1980-1999
20 People: Youth Leadership Program group; Catering, Etc., Lumberton; Accident & Injury Center, Beaumont; Blockbuster Video, Phelan Blvd; Po Comp, Calder; Hospice of the Three Rivers, Beaumont; The Hanger, Jefferson County Airport; Waffle House, Interstate 10, Beaumont; Dr. George Katei; Leadership Beaumont group; Beaumont Medical and Surgical Hospital, Beaumont; Cheddars Casual Cafe; 1/2 Price Mattress; Oil City Tractors, College Street; Veterans Administration Outpatient Clinic, circa 1980-1999
21 People: Quality Care Sitter Service; Terry's Fitness Connection; Best Choice Automotive; Guaranty Federal Bank; International Archives; J. P. Roberts, M.D., circa 1990-1999
22 People: Beaumont 7UP Bottling Company, Buckner Caldwood Retirement Center; Dr. J. P. Roberts' relocation to Hospital Drive, circa 1990-1999
23 People, unidentified, circa 1990-1999
24 People: Pinkerton Security SchmArt Engineering, PetroTex Fuels; Appleone; Envirotune Car Care, circa 1990-1999
25 People: Ramirez Carpet and Tile, circa 1990-1999
26 People: Wood's Southwestern Bell, Authorized Wireless Agent, circa 1990-1999
27 People: Papa John's; Girls Haven, circa 1990-1999
28 People: Dowlen Road Veterinary Center; Country Cookin Spices; Hair Emporium; Advanced Computer Technology; Oakwood Mobil Homes; Superior Mortgage; Austin Express Airlines; Asset Growth Association of Texas; Gulf Employees Credit Union; U. S. Unwired; Two's Company and More; The Sawmill; Sheri Arnold Properties, Inc.; Pine Valley Golf Complex; Jefferson County Appraisal; Hotel Beaumont; Home Depot; Aspen Mountain Air; Kids Korner; Roy Steinhagen, volunteer of the year; Bow Tie Wedding and DJ Service; American Legion Post 817; Curves for Women; Dowlen Oaks; Excell Home Care, Inc.; Express Personnel Services; Sports Page Bar & Grill; Ribbon-cutting, Tri-temps; Normand & Hornsby; Reliable Siding; Comfort Inn; Mail-It Here; B.E.S.T. Massage; Hair Razors; Conn's Appliances; Jackson Hewitt Tax Service; The Lazy Lizard; Performance Car Audio; Scooters Plus; Yosemite Brokers & [Log Lenders] of America, circa 1990-1999
29 Texas Energy Museum, circa 1989
30 Scenic views, circa 1980-1989
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10 1 People: U.S. Unwired; Pine Valley Golf Complex; David Moore; Country Cookin; The Commercial Floor Covering Company; Speedy Stop Food Store, circa 1990-1999
2 Advantage Home Health; American National Insurance; The Computer Cafe; Hastings' Books, Music & Video, Inc.; House of Style; Neptune's Reef; PCA Health Plans of Texas; Quality Home Health; S & M Bargain City of Texas; S.E.T.A.P.E., Inc.; The Sports Depot; Delta Career Institute; Basic Foods Market, Ltd.; Baskets & Things; Hotel Beaumont; Reflections Custom Framing; Guarantee Federal Bank; Blood & Plasma Research Inc.; U.C. Lending; Shelton Automotive; Souper Salad; Southern Delight, Washington Boulevard; The Bunker Sports Bar & Grill; West Marine; Career Assessment: Boomtown, U.S.A.: Lamar University Institute of Technology, Process Operating Technology; Green Acres Convalescent Center; C.P.S.T. (Corporate Personnel Service & Temps); August Interior/Exterior; Joes Seafood & More; Mobil Exxpress Mart; Nursing House Calls; Poochies; Priority Paternal Care; Texas Internet Shop, Inc.
3 Dominos Pizza; Edward Jones, circa 1990-1999
4 People, unidentified, circa 1990-1999
5 People, unidentified, circa 1990-1999
6 People, unidentified; Bow Tie Entertainment, Mobile D.J., circa 1990-1999
7 People, unidentified, circa 1990-1999
8 People, unidentified, circa 1990-1999
9 People, unidentified; Better Business Bureau; Tri Temps, Professional Temporaries; American Building Materials; Beaumont Chamber, circa 1990-1999
10 People: Smith Alarm; Computer Shak; Hot Stuff Pizza; Fuddruckers New Playground; Physical Therapy Associates; Holiday Inn-Midtown; Advanced Computer Technology, circa 1990-1999
11 People: Vacuum World; Willy Ray's Bar-B-Q Company, circa 1990-1999
12 People: Lazy Lizard; Advanced Computer Technology, circa 1990-1999
13 People: Post Oak Grill; Mayor David Moore, circa 1990-1999
14 People: Birch Telecommunications; Mannings; Alternative HealthCare; Running "L" Enterprises; Kid's Korner; Chamber of Commerce personnel in front of Chamber building; PageNet; Advanced Staffing; Buckner Calderwood Retirement, circa 1990-1999
15 People: unidentified; Essentials by Townsley Designs; Texas Marine; Professional In Home Health Care; Investment Management; Edward D. Jones; Community Pharmacy; Key West, circa 1990-1999
16 People: unidentified; Patricia Leger; American Personnel and Temps; Tim Morris, Cellular One, circa 1990-1999
17 People: unidentified; Mannings; Dowlen; Kid's Korner; mayor David Moore, circa 1990-1999
18 People: unidentified; Investment Management and Research, Inc., Ron Legnion, Financial Advisor, circa 1990-1999
19 People: unidentified; Fire Station #6; Gulf Coast Orthodontic Specialist; Edward Jones & Company; Rising Chiropractic Clinic; Hampton Inn; Domino's Pizza; Hospice of the Three Rivers, circa 1990-1999
20 People: Beaumont Medi Rents; Collier Park; Dr. Morrell; Edward D. Jones; For The Kid In You; Gateway Shopping Center; Villas of Sunny-Side; The Natural Touch; Beall's, Parkdale Mall; Books-A-Million, Parkdale Mall; Collision Classics; Gift Gallery; Sears; The Southeast Texas Camp Fire Council, Inc.; Superior Home Health Care; KTCX 102.5 FM, circa 1990-1999
21 People, unidentified, circa 1990-1999
22 People, unidentified; B&G Lawn Furniture, circa 1990-1999
23 People, unidentified; Alfonso['s] Home Accessories & . . .; [Lulu Smith]
24 People, unidentified; Luke Trahin, 1990-1999
25 People, unidentified; S.A.F.E.; Sweet Magnolias, circa 1990-1999
26 People: Chambers Clinic for Hair Restoration; Beaumont Bone & Joint; Tri Con, Inc.; Post Oak Grill; Alfonso's, circa 1990-1999
27 People: J&J Manufacturing Company; Warren Loose Conservatory visitors building, circa 1990-1999
28 People: S.A.F.E. Credit Union; Lu Lu's; Furniture & Woodwork; Ambassador team of the year; Sweet Magnolia's; L.U.I.T.; Aliorah's Lazy Lizard; Signs First; Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors; [Larry Beaulieu], circa 1990-1999
29 People: unidentified; Lazy Lizard, circa 1990-1999
30 People: unidentified; Royal Essence Candles; Progressive Insurance; Kitchen Koncepts; Gulf Employees Credit Union; The Commercial Floor Covering Company; Kick Stand Bicycle Shop; ABS Alarms, ADT Dealer; Spencer's Gift Gallery; Aerial Communications; CC Staffing, circa 1990-1999
31 People: unidentified; International House of Pancakes; Mayor David Moore, circa 1990-1999
32 People: Unidentified; Outback Steakhouse; Girls Haven; Community Bank, circa 1990-1999
33 People: Unidentified; [Evelyn Lord]; [Larry Beaulieu]; Micky Bertrand; A. Conte, Guinea, circa 1990-1999
34 People: Unidentified; Texas Internet Shop; Mayor David Moore, circa 1990-1999
35 People: Unidentified; Waffle House; The Hangar, Bar & Grill, Conference Room, circa 1990-1999
36 People: Unidentified; Faye's Jewelry; Royal Essence, circa 1990-1999
37 People: Unidentified; Sherwin Williams; Papa John's; First Baptist Church School; Cellular One; JCJ's Auto Detail Center; First Bank & Trust; Ramirez Carpet & Tile; Mirex Corporation, circa 1990-1999
38 People: Unidentified; Beaumont Area Educators Federal Credit Union; Advertisement photo, "Hats off to Graduating Seniors", circa 1990-1999
39 People: Unidentified; Mayor David Moore; Andrew Cokinos; Guaranty Federal, circa 1990-1999
40 People: Unidentified; Business Showcase '93; PageNet; Mayor Evelyn Lord, circa 1990-1999
41 People: Unidentified; Business Showcase '93, circa 1990-1999
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10a 1 All Care, Inc.: Connie Ward; Beaumont Eye Associates: Annette moore; Saint Mary's: Dr. Ramos Garcia; Metro: Carolyn Wonders; Beki Burton; Metro: Park Place; Bishop Byrne Regional Wellness Center, circa 1970-1989
2 Ribbon cuttings, circa 1970-1989
3 Banquets, Meetings: K106 World's Largest Office Party, circa 1970-1989
4 Ribbon cuttings, circa 1970-1989
5 Ribbon cuttings: Old Crockett Street Market; airport interior, circa 1970-1989
6 Ribbon cuttings, circa 1970-1989
7 Ribbon cuttings and ground breakings (unidentified; Budget Signs; sewing machine repairs, circa 1970-1989
8 Ribbon cuttings (unidentified; Interstate Distribution; Diagnostic Center; Southwest Financial Planners; Torchy's; Debes Print Express; office Christmas tree, circa 1970-1989
9 Offices and events: 1st Chairman Council, 1985; Lou Saldana, Bookkeeper; Gwen Blackwell, Conv. Sales, circa 1970-1989
10 Gatherings and ribbon cuttings:, circa 1970-1989
11 Ground breakings, ribbon cuttings: Unidentified locations; Taekwondo, M. Conway; ambassador of the month; Pompeii Italian; Family Dollar; Summer Market Building, circa 1970-1989
12 Ground breakings, ribbon cuttings: Unidentified stores; Port of Beaumont, Carrol Street Transit Shed; J. Afton's; U.S.A. Drugstore; Delta School; The Book Gallery, circa 1970-1989
13 Ribbon cuttings, circa 1970-1989
14 Ground breakings, ribbon cuttings: Unidentified; Martin Luther King, Junior Parkway, phase III, circa 1970-1989
15 Chamber Office; Roosevelt, S[an] J[acinto] Building; Office Christmas tree, circa 1970-1989
16 Ribbon cuttings: Microfilm Professionals, Inc.; Forever Yours; Daniel K. Irish, D.C.; Putting Around, circa 1970-1989
17 Gatherings; Unidentified; [Hoffbrau] restaurant meeting; [Rick Conaly], circa 1970-1989
18 Ribbon cuttings and gatherings: Unidentified; Williamson, Rock-N-Robbin; Capt'n Sam's; Small Business Trade Fair; Nancy Guedry; Rex Goode, circa 1970-1989
19 Ribbon cuttings: Unidentified; U.S.A. Drugstore, circa 1970-1989
20 Ribbon cuttings: Unidentified stores; Nevada Bobs [Discount] Golf, circa 1970-1989
21 Ribbon cuttings, gatherings, office personnel: Unidentified; Small Business Trade Fair; KFDM-TV; Mulkberry's Home Cooking; Holiday Inn, 11th Street interior gathering; Fame Uptown; Virual Holbrook, Member Coordinator; Gay Chionsini, Director Operations Division; Barbara Perry, EDC; Shirley Loeffler; Randy Holbrook; Ted Arnold; Frank Loeffler; Dolly Johnson; Janet Fernie; Joe Luce; Kevin Brady; Staff Luncheon; Jeanette Holmes, 1985
22 Ribbon cuttings: Unidentified locations; J. Afton's Fine Jewelery; Allstate, circa 1970-1989
23 Office gatherings, ribbon cuttings: Unidentified locations; Family Dollar; Charles King, CPA, circa 1990
24 Ribbon cuttings: Unidentified locations; National Car Rental; Jean Byrd, P[ort] A[rthur] Chamber of Commerce; Beaumont Plaza, Holiday Inn interior; BAH-Hilton; Jo Culbertson; Stacy West; [Sompone] R; Gladys City Museum, circa 19980
25 Ribbon cuttings, groundbreakings: Unidentified locations, Mike McFarland; BAH, Patrizi's interior, circa 1970-1989
26 Groundbreakings, ribbon cuttings: Unidentified; The Gazebo Restaurant; Crossroads Bowling Center; Golden Triangle RV Service; MedInc.; Danny Wheat; BNH (Beaumont Neurological Hospital); Leister & Jacobellis, Lawyers; Chevron RC (1986); R. C. Lanier; Carl Parker; Franklin Young; Fud Rosiek; Holiday Inn, I-10--Midtown; Brown Bag Sandwich Shop; Trophy Hunter, circa 1970-1989
27 Dinner gathering, circa 1970-1989
28 Ribbon cuttings: Holiday Inn interior, LaZersett; office personnel: Dan Hallmark, Texas Commerce Bank; Bill Kimbrough, circa 1970-1989
29 Ribbon cuttings: Unidentified locations; John Adams; Steve Wade; D. W. Gee; Shirley Lake; Mayor M. Meyers; American Health Services President, David Lakes, circa 1970-1989
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11 1 People: Unidentified; First Bank & Trust; Twice As Good, circa 1990-1999
2 People: Unidentified; Neches Communications, Inc.; John H. Jordan Laboratory at Mobil; Prismwear; Quality Shoe Repair; Universal Infusion, Ambulatory IV Clinic; HealthCor, Inc.; Robyn Slaughter, circa 1990-1999
3 Photographs: Beaumont Minority Business Development Center; CV Exchange, Inc., Front Wheel Drive Axles, Rack and Pinions, circa 1990-1999
4 People: Unidentified; LB Retreat, circa 1990-1999
5 People: Unidentified; John H. Jordan Laboratory, Mobil, Beaumont, circa 1990-1999
6 People: Unidentified; Dynamic Cars; Sylvan Learning Systems, circa 1990-1999
7 People: Unidentified; UTMB Beaumont; New View, Partial Hospitalization Center, Inc.; Furrow, circa 1990-1999
8 People: Unidentified; Mirex Corporation of Texas; Business Showcase at Civic Center, circa 1990-1999
9 People: Unidentified; Community Pharmacy; Cellular One groundbreaking, circa 1990-1999
10 People: Unidentified; Membership drive breakfast at Parkdale, circa 1990-1999
11 People: Unidentified, circa 1990-1999
12 People: Unidentified; Mike Ireland; Candi Crain, circa 1990-1999
13 People: Unidentified, circa 1990-1999
14 People: Unidentified; Beaumont Spinal Care Associates; Laser Recon; Mike Smith; Shirley Bartos; Bob Henderson; Dana Timaeus, circa 1990-1999
15 People: Unidentified; Golden Croissant; Rotary Club of South Park; MacArthur Park, circa 1990-1999
16 People: Unidentified; High Tech Signs; Coburns Plumbing and Air Conditioning Supplies, circa 1990-1999
17 People: Unidentified; Century 21; Beaumont Trophies; Jack-In-The-Box; The Barbeque and Lagniappe Restaurant, circa 1990-1999
18 People: Unidentified; U.S.P.S. Remote Encoding Station, circa 1990-1999
19 People: Unidentified; Hardee's, circa 1990-1999
20 People: Unidentified; All Pro Audio, circa 1990-1999
21 People: Unidentified; Professional Legal Documents, Inc., circa 1990-1999
22 People: Unidentified; Edward D. Jones, 1990-1999
23 People: Unidentified; The Perfumery Gift Shop, circa 1990-1999
24 People, unidentified, circa 1990-1999
25 People: Unidentified; Merle Norman; Neches River Terminal; Chiropractor, circa 1990-1999
26 People: Unidentified; Designing Sisters Florist & Glamour Photography; Global Health Care, circa 1990-1999
27 People: Unidentified; The Collage; Eclectic, circa 1990-1999
28 People: Unidentified; Mehaffy & Weber, Slip & Fall Seminar, circa 1990-1999
29 People: Unidentified; GTE Mobilnet, Neches Communications, Inc., circa 1990-1999
30 People: Unidentified; Home Furniture Company, circa 1990-1999
31 People: Unidentified; Texas Marine, circa 1990-1999
32 People: Unidentified; Golf Tournament participants and trophies, circa 1990-1999
33 People: Unidentified; Business showcase, Star Graphics Circus of the Stars; Business Showcase; Casa Ole / Crazy Jose; First Bank and Trust; CV Exchange, Inc.,; Beaumont Minority Business Development Center; Twice as Good; Parrett; Stokes; Jim Cook, U.S. Department of Commerce; Lonnie Arrington, Chamber of Commerce; Phil Gramm, Texas Senator, circa 1990-1999
34 People: unidentified; Prime Bank; Faust Engineering & Survey; Endoscopy Center of Southeast Texas; Analytic Stress Relieving, Inc.; Kinko's Copy; J. J.'s Accent; Grand Duerr manor; Celebrations; Nacol's; Laser Recon, circa 1990-1999
35 People: Unidentified; Ditto's 2 Copies; Jefferson County Home Health Care, Inc., circa 1990-1999
36 People: Unidentified; Cellular One; Goodrich Employees Federal Credit Union, circa 1990-1999
37 People: Unidentified; Golden Triangle Cycle Center; Jamin's Fine Jewelry; Jack In The Box; Steve Stockman's Congressional Headquarters; Home Furniture; Travis Hardware; Liz Iz; Kitchen Koncepts; Heirlooms; Chesnutt Real Estate; LI; Hoffbrau; National Tire Wholesale; Branson Specialties; Cardinal Glass Company; Fire Station #14; Neighborhood Loan Center; Beaumont Hilton, circa 1990-1999
38 People: Unidentified; Fancy Wrapz; First Bank & Trust; Jackson Hewitt; Celeste Health Care Services, Inc.; Coburn's Plumbing & Air Conditioning; Business Showcase, Civic Center, circa 1990-1999
39 People: Unidentified; Dutch Consul General, Alexander C. H. Van Schelle, at Nederland Chamber Banquet; Bill Reynolds; Roger Hebert; International Precision Industries; Captain Wicks II Seafood Restaurant; PRN Medical, circa 1990-1999
40 People: First Bank and Trust Building, Groves, Texas; Dr. Paul Shaw; D. Powell; Fred Coeb, circa 1990-1999
41 People: Dr. Charles Joseph Caskey; Dr. John N. Moore, circa 1990-1999
42 People: unidentified, circa 1990-1999
43 People: Unidentified; Home Depot; U.S. Postal Service Remote Encoding Site; Dram Catcher; High Tech Signs; Allied Personnel; Merry Maids; Travis Boating Center; Alliance Engineering & Design, circa 1990-1999
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12 1 Slides: Portraits: C. R. Bone (1911); W. P. Hobby (1912); John L. Keith (1920); J. J. Nathan (1913); W. C. Tyrrell (1907); J. Winston Proctor (1961); G. H. Shepherd (1926). Business buildings: First Security National (circa 1970); The Fair Store, downtown (cira 1970); Kress Store, Liberty Theater; First Federal Bank (1978); Lamar University, accounting building (circa 1970); Beaumont Iron Works, Inc. (circa 1920); Jose Miller Company, Feed & Mill (circa 1915); John Dollinger's Boiler & Sheet Iron Works, interior (circa 1920); Malone & Hyde, Inc., Food Distributors, exterior (circa 1980); Ideco Metal yard & Buildings (circa 1970); Bill Thames Pharmacy, Fayes Artcrafts, H. G. Nichols Realtors, Builders, Hayes Optical, Mr. Craigs, Ye Olde Sewing Shoppe (circa 1972); Gladys City Boomtown Museum (circa 1980)
2 Slides: Portraits: R.M. "Jack" Frost, 1966; E. E. Plumly, 1916; T. H. Nees, 1934; P. B. Doty, 1928; R. H. Kinsloe, 1927; and buildings: proposed Civic Center, circa 1970; Orleans Plaza: Butch Hoffers, Merrill Lynch, First Security National Bank; Gulf States Utilities building, circa 1980; First Methodist Church expansion, circa 1977; Gateway Shopping Center, circa 1960; White House department store, Beaumont, circa 1970; Morgan & Lindsey, circa 1970; United States Postal Encoding Center, circa 1970; Jefferson Theatre
3 Slides: People: Babe Didrikson Zaharias, circa 1930; and buildings: Tyrrell Historical Library, circa 1980; Jefferson County Airport, circa 1980; Parkdale Mall, circa 1970; [Beaumont Municipal] Airport, circa 1975; Sears and Roebuck department store, circa 1980; First Baptist Church, circa 1980; Lamar University, John and Mary Gray Library, circa 1984; Parkdale Mall, interior, circa 1984; French Trading Post, circa 1984; Lucas Elementary, circa 1984; Gulf States [Entergy] Building, Edison Plaza, circa 1984; Beaumont Visitor Information Center, circa 1984; First Federal Bank, circa 1984; Szafir's Office Supplies, circa 1984; R. C. Miller Memorial Library branch, circa 1984; Police Department/Municipal Court building, circa 1984; First Methodist Church, circa 1970; First Baptist Church, circa 1970; Petroleum Building, [E. F. Hutton and Company], circa 1970; Hotel Beaumont, The Fair, Inc., circa 1970; New Southwestern Bell building, circa 1970; Ridgewood Hotel; Babe Didrikson Zaharias Museum, circa 1982; [Art Museum], circa 1980
4 Slides: Buildings: Alex Fiegelson Company building, circa 1970; Beaumont State Bank, circa 1972; Civic Center, interior, business expo, circa 1979; Lucas Gusher Spindletop monument
5 Slides: Buildings: Mildred Building Apartments, circa 1984; Spindletop Oil Field Museum, circa 1977; [French Museum], interior, circa 1977
6 Slides: Buildings: Jefferson County Courthouse, circa 1984; [Beaumont Art Museum?], residential home, circa 1984; Lamar University Lloyd B. Cherry Engineering Building, circa 1980; Beaumont Main Public Library; Lamar University John & Mary Gray Library, circa 1976; Tyrrell Public Library, Pearl Street, circa 1970; Gladys City Boomtown Museum, Spindletop Boomtown Days Annual Celebration, circa 1984
7 Slides: Buildings: South Park High School, circa 1968; Lamar State College of Technology Liberal Arts Building, circa 1968; Saint Anne's Catholic School and students, circa 1980; Monsignor Kelly High School, circa 1968; Forest Park High School, circa 1970; First Federal Savings and Loan Association, circa 1980; Jefferson County Courthouse and parking lot, circa 1970; Beaumont Civic Center drawings, circa 1974
8 Slides: Buildings: Jefferson Theatre, circa 1970; French Trading Post and historical marker, circa 1980; Parkdale Mall, circa 1976; Tyrrell Public Library, circa 1977; Gladys City Boomtown Museum, circa 1980; Southwestern Bell building, circa 1970; Spindletop Oilfield Museum and entrance sign, circa 1974; Gateway Shopping Center and parking lot, circa 1965; Neches Power Station on Neches River, circa 1970; Construction of police station and Municipal Court Building, circa 1970; Beaumont Visitors Information Center, circa 1970; City Hall and Civic Center, circa 1970; Phelan Mansion or Convent, circa 1970; Gilbert boathouse, circa 1970
9 Slides: Historical images: Lois Mocoso, de Soto expedition; Episcopal Mission of Good Shepherd; Eastern Texas Electric Company; first Boy Scout Troop and encampment (1910); Beaumont Music Society production (1926); Alice Keith tea gathering; Jim Ory, Ed Van Wormer, Bart Wilkerson, Simpson B. Stevenson; Charles Charlton and T. T. Pollard; Desso family; Beaumont police force and first African-American policeman (circa 1913); World War I military units marching in Beaumont parade (circa 1918); Andrew Young and Melton YMCA; Beaumont Exporters baseball (1928); Western Union Messenger Force (1941); F. L. Carroll family (circa 1910); Lafitte; first African-American band (circa 1930); Magnolia band (1924); Tony Ippolito family and bottling works (circa 1910); John N. Gilbert; Dr. Zachary Taylor Fuller; Mrs. Nora Lee [Pipkin] Haltom; Nathan Gilbert; F. L. Carroll; Christian Hildebrandt; Levi Simpson; James B. Langham; James M. Long; George W. Kidd; W. P. H. McFaddin; Anthony Lucas; J. Henry Phelan art portrait; Captain William C. Tyrrell; M. Frank Yount
10 Slides: Drilling barge; refinery; Spindletop; Nederland streets; Port Arthur streets; Beaumont Shipbuilding and Drydock Company, circa 1908; Kirby Lumber; broom factory; Hinchee home interior; parks; sports and recreation; early fire department museum equipment; South Park Drive-In, circa 1940; airmail; crop dusting; bus charters; early automobiles; Frank Yount; Fire Chief; automobile repair
11 Slides: Hotel Dieu Hospital; medical services; C. E. Walden home at Washington and Park Street; Municipal Hospital; Saint Elizabeth Hospital; Neches Belle; Neches Iron Works; Don Kelly postcards; East Texas Electric Interurban Garage; first South Park school building; Long Lumber Company school for employees; Millard School; First Negro school building; shotgun houses, circa 1970; railroad; street scenes; Beaumont Hotel Saloon; First Baptist Church, circa 1930; Hotel Fields & Cafe; Edson Hotel, Edison Plaza, Goodhue Building; Jefferson Theatre; Hotel Beaumont; Hotel Dieu, circa 1950; Beaumont Banner; Dixie Club; Beaumont early schools; Handbill to move to Texas, 1836; Sour Springs at Spindletop advertisement; image of Rockefeller/Higgins rejection letter sent to Pattillo Higgins; Beaumont News-Beacon; Beaumont Enterprise first edition, 1880; telephone operators; Phelan Wholesale Grocery Company cars and drivers at Piggly Wiggly Number Six, circa 1925; Nancy Tevis Market; Pear Street Grocery; Beaumont Male and Female Academy; O'Brien's amnesty oath; transfer of slave girl Maria; torpedo boats; lumber; Tyrrell Public Library; Beaumont Public Library; fairgrounds; Z. T. Fuller; painting, "Spindletop viewing her gusher"
12 Slides: Jack Brooks Federal Building, circa 1970; Saint Theresa Hospital; Beaumont Hospital; Jefferson County Courthouse; Beaumont Police Station; YMCA; Gaylynn Theater interior, 1949; Southern Pacific Depot; French Trading Post; Beaumont City Hall; Hotel Beaumont; Jefferson Theatre; C. E. Walden home, Washington; Post Office and Federal Building at Pearl & Liberty; barber shop, circa 1885; Temperance Building, circa 1972; fraternity house; Griffith plant nursery; ship, City of Beaumont; aerial of Lamar University, circa 1955; Magnolia aerial of Magnolia Petroleum; aerial of Beaumont Rice Mills; aerial of fair grounds; ship, City of Beaumont; Beaumont Carriage Company; aerials of Beaumont area
13 Slides: Beaumont streets and parking lots; city streets; Tyrrell Public Library, circa 1950; Westminster Presbyterian, circa 1970; Temple Emanuel, circa 1980; Saint James United Methodist Church; Saint Mark's Episcopal Church, circa 1942; Father V. Quinon and Saint Louis Catholic Church; First Baptist Church, circa 1890; [Central?] Presbyterian Church; Live Oak Baptist Church; Saint Anthony's Cathedral; First Methodist Church, circa 1894; First Methodist Church, interior, circa 1960; First Methodist Church, exterior, circa 1980
14 Slides: Beaumont flood street scene, 1923; Frank Keith Drugstore, 1923; First National Bank, 1923; First Christian Church, 1905; Crosby House [hotel]; Averill home; M. L. Hinchee, circa 1980; J. Hebert home; W. D. Gordon home, circa 1930; W. D. Gordon home, circa 1980; McFaddin home, interior solarium; restaurant, House that Jack Built; Phelan Home, circa 1960; George Cheeseman home; George W. Smythe home; William McFaddin home; Ogden-Stuart home; Sanders home; V. Weiss home; C. E. Walden home; M. Weiss home; Capital Improvement slides

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Publications

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13 1 Annual Reports, Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, 1957-1964
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14 1 Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, Annual Report of the Secretary, 1926
2 Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, Annual Report, "In Your Service," 1942
3 Minutes of Annual Meeting, 1950
4 Annual Report, 1954; Poster: Annual Report of Service, 1959
5 Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Annual Report, 1962
6 Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Annual Report, 1965
7 Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Annual Report, 1966
8 Poster, 62nd Annual Membership meeting and dinner of the Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, 1966
9 Program of Work, Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, 1967
10 64th Annual Report, Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, 1968
11 "Beaumont ... On the Move, Your Chamber of Commerce in Action, " 1972
12 "Beaumont ... Something Special", Annual Report, 1973
13 "Beaumont ... Our City on the Move, 1974
14 Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, Annual Report, "Involvement '75", 1975
15 Annual Report, 1977-1978
16 Booklet: The Seventy-Fifth Anniversary Meeting, Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Collection, 1979
17 Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, "Recommitment to Action," 1980
18 "Open and Ready for Business," 2001
19 "Open and Ready for Business," 2002 Annual Report; 2003 Program of Work
20 Annual Report, 2003; Program of Work, 2004; "100 Years, A Century of Building Our Future, Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, 2003-2004" (booklet)
21 Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau brochures, 1965, 1973
22 "Biological Survey of the Big Thicket Area" / H. B. Parks, V. L. Cory, et al, 1936
23 "Legislative Committee Investigates Charities," News Bulletin / National Better Business Bureau, Inc., 1954
24 "Come to Beaumont" booklet, circa 1932
25 Promotional literature, "Moving Forward," "Beaumont, Where Oil Flows and Industry Grows," circa 1972
26 Chamber Building, open house invitation and brochure, 1950
27 Community Council of Beaumont, "Texas Juvenile Court Statistics," "Beaumont's Blueprint for Now and Tomorrow," volume III, Family and Children's Phase, Family and Children's Services and Programs, Part II, Volume III, 1960
28 Community Information and Resource Guide, 2003
29 Community Information, 2003
30 "A Beaumont Consumer Attitude Survey: A Survey of Consumer Opinions in Beaumont, Texas" / Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, 1962
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15 1 Conventions, 1950-1951
2 Minutes and Correspondence, 1955-1956
3 "Business follows the crowds to Downtown Beaumont" / Downtown Beaumont Unlimited, 1958
4 "Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Division Annual Report," 1996
5 "Engineering Report on Feasibility of Relocating Railroads Entering Beaumont from the East," 1945
6 Program for the Beaumont Council of Garden Clubs, Eighth Annual Flower Show, "Best of Beaumont," 1959
7 Jefferson County Mosquito Control Commission Annual Report, 1954
8 "Youth and the Community; In the Interest of Youth and Good Government," circa 1960
9 Correspondence of map companies (Buce & Gunn, Inc.; Egar Tobin aerial survey), 1965
10 Membership meeting(s), program(s), 1957-1965; Lamar Technical College preliminary layout diagram, 1965
11 Mid-year report, 1972
12 "Lifting the Face of Main Street," / F. T. (Tip) Brown, circa 1930
13 "Improvement of Facilities at Beaumont's Municipal Docks" / O. L. Caywood, 1938
14 "National Chamber of Commerce Week, Chamber of Commerce Week Kit" / American Chamber of Commerce Executives, circa 1964
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16 28 Chamber of Commerce brochure, 1965
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17 1 Work injury reports, 1952, 1957
2 Lamar State College brochure booklet, 1955
3 Kountze, Texas, tourist brochure, circa 1955
4 Texas Industry magazine, 1950 August
5 Youth and the Community booklet, Education Committee of the Chamber of Commerce, circa 1955
6 Mathematics Conference program, 1965
7 With the Camera through Southeast Texas: 'The Land of Opportunity' / Southwestern Settlement Development Company, circa 1925
8 Texas PBX convention program and schedule, 1964
9 Alkali Plant Survey report, circa 1929
10-24 "An Economic Survey of the Sabine Area, Texas, with an Analysis of Plant Location Factors Within that Area", / Thomas S. Vague and Bryant W. Bradley, for Sabine Area Advisory Council, 1949
25 Population Characteristics and Projections, 1965 (publication report, Industrial Department, Chamber of Commerce)
26 1971 Annual Meeting ticket sales, 1970-1971
27 1971 Annual Meeting ticket sales, 1970-1971
28 A History of Medicine in Beaumont / Maurine Gray for the Medical Services Committee of the Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, circa 1969
29 Beaumont bumper sticker, "Where Oil Flows and Industry Grows," circa 1951
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18 1-6 Beaumont Industrial Facts manuscript (Ray Gill, Industrial Department), 1928
7-10 Beaumont Industrial Survey, 1929
11 Beaumont Industrial Survey, 1929-1930
12-15 Beaumont Industrial Survey, 1930
16 Beaumont, A 30-foot Channel to the Sea / Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, 1929
17-20 Beaumont industrial brochure, 1930
21-25 Beaumont industrial brochure, 1933
26-27 Beaumont, Texas, Industrial Survey, 1939
28-31 Beaumont Statistical Guide (Industrial Survey), 1943
32-36 Beaumont, Texas, Industrial Survey, 1944
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19 1 The Beaumont Country, Chamber of Commerce publication, 1911 April
2 The Beaumont Country, 1911 May
3 The Beaumont Country, 1911 June
4 The Beaumont Country, 1912 March
5 Beaumont (Beaumont Chamber of Commerce publication), 1918 October
6 Beaumont: The Nation's New Port, 1918 November
7 Beaumont: The Nation's New Port, 1918 December
8 Beaumont: The Nation's New Port, 1919 January
9 Beaumont: The Nation's New Port, 1919 March
10 Beaumont: The Nation's New Port, 1919 April
11 Beaumont: The Nation's Greatest Inland Harbor, 1919 April
12 Beaumont: The Nation's Greatest Inland Harbor, 1919 July
13 Beaumont: The Nation's Greatest Inland Harbor, 1919 August
14 Beaumont: Third Red Cross Roll Call, 1919 October
15 Beaumont: Y.M.B.L. Carnival, 1919 November
16 Beaumont: The Nation's Greatest Inland Harbor, 1920 January
17 Beaumont, 1920 September
18 Beaumont: Still the Greatest Mother in the World, 1920 November
19 Beaumont: Going Forward, 1921 January
20 Beaumont, 1924 June
21 Beaumont: Made in Beaumont, 1924 July
22 Beaumont, 1924 August
23 Beaumont: A 30 Foot Channel to the Sea, 1927
24 Beaumont: A 30 Foot Channel to the Sea, 1927
25 Beaumont: A 30 Foot Channel to the Sea, 1927
26 Beaumont Business, 1938 January
27 Beaumont Business, 1938 February
28 Beaumont Business, 1938 March
29 Beaumont Business, 1938 April
30 Beaumont Business, 1938 May
31 Beaumont Business, 1938 June
32 Beaumont Business, 1938 July
33 Beaumont Business, 1938 August
34 Beaumont Business, 1938 September
35 Beaumont Business, 1938 October
36 Beaumont Business, 1938 November
37 Beaumont Business, 1938 December
38 The Beaumonter, 1939, 1953
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20 1 Beaumonter, 1955
2 Beaumonter, 1956
3 Beaumonter, 1957
4 Beaumonter, 1957
5 Beaumonter, 1957-1958
6 Correspondence regarding the Beaumonter, 1954-1956
7 Metropolitan Beaumont, 1984 September-October
8 Metropolitan Beaumont, 1984 November-December
9 Metropolitan Beaumont, 1985 January-February
10 Metropolitan Beaumont, 1985 January-February
11 Metropolitan Beaumont, 1985 November-December
12 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 10, No. 1, 1986 January-February
13 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 10, No. 2, 1986 March-April
14 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 10, No. 3, 1986 May-June
15 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 10, No. 4, 1986 August
16 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 10, No. 5, 1986 October
17 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 10, No. 5, 1986 December
18 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 11, No. 1, 1987 February
19 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 13, No. 4, 1988 August-September
20 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 14, No. 2, 1989 March-April
21 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 14, No. 3, 1989 May-June
22 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 14, No. 4, 1989 July-August
23 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 14, No. 5, 1989 September-October
24 Metropolitan Beaumont, 1989 November-December
25 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 14, No. 1, (incorrectly numbered same as 1989 issues), 1990 January-February
26 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 14, No. 2 (incorrectly numbered same as 1989 issues), 1990 March-April
27 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 14, No. 3, 1990 May-June
28 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 14, No. 4, 1990 July-August
29 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 14, No. 5, 1990 September-October
30 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 14, No. 6, 1990 November-December
31 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 15, No. 1, 1991 January-February
32 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 15, No. 2, 1991 March-April
33 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 15, No. 3, 1991 May-June
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21 1 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 15, No. 4, 1991 July-August
2 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 15, No. 5, 1991 September-October
3 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 15, No. 6, 1991 November-December
4 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 16, No. 1, 1992 January-February
5 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 16, No. 2, 1992 March-April
6 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 16, No. 3, 1992 May-June
7 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 16, No. 4, 1992 July-August
8 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 16, No. 5, 1992 September-October
9 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 16, No. 6, 1992 November-December
10 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 17, No. 3, 1993 May/June
11 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 17, No. 4, 1993 July-August
12 Metropolitan Beaumont, Volume 18, No. 5, 1994 September-October
13 Metropolitan Beaumont, 2000 July-August
14 Metropolitan Beaumont, 2003 January-February
15 Metropolitan Beaumont, 2003 March-April
16 Metropolitan Beaumont, 2003 September-October
17 Metropolitan Beaumont, 2004 January-February
18 Metropolitan Beaumont, 2004 March-April
19 Metropolitan Beaumont, 2004 July-August
20 Metropolitan Beaumont, 2004 September-October
21 Metropolitan Beaumont, 2005 May-June
22 Metropolitan Beaumont, 2005 December
23 Metropolitan Beaumont, 2006 July-August
24 Metropolitan Beaumont, 2006 September-October
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22 1 Beaumont aerials and industrial photograph images, published circa 1965
2 Beaumont, Texas, General Facts Book, 1966
3 Beaumont, Texas, Industrial Facts Book, 1965
4 An Economic Base Study of Beaumont, Texas; Phase II, Analysis and Recommendations, circa 1968
5 1989 Activity Report, Beaumont Fire Department; 1989 Activitiy Report, Beaumont Emergency Medical Service
6 City of Beaumont Reports: Best Years Center's Programs; Transportation Divison: Department of Public Works; Engineering Divison: Public Works Department; Future Projects
7 Historical Survey, C-4-5, 1967
8 We've Got It All!; insert section of the Beaumont Enterprise, 1985 July
9 Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Annual Report, 1961-1972
10 "Facts about Beaumont" notebook pages: arranged alphabetically (A-B) according to topic, circa 1919-1931
11 "Facts about Beaumont" notebook pages: arranged alphabetically (B-L) according to topic, circa 1908-1930
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23 1 Report on Sabine-Neches Conservation District / Myers, Noyes & Forrest, Consulting Civil Engineers, 1935 September
2 Correspondence concerning application for incorporation of Beaumont Chamber of Commerce and relevant laws. Includes newspaper article on scrapbook page concerning proposed changes to Chamber of Commerce charter, 1925
3 Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting preparation papers; 67th Annual Meeting booklet, 1970-1972
4 Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors financial reports, meeting minutes and agendas, 1971 December - 1972 May
5 Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors financial reports, meeting agendas, 1972 June-October
6 Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors audit report, financial reports, Board of Directors meeting minutes and agendas, 1972 November - 1973 February
7 Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors financial reports, Board of Directors meeting agendas, 1973 March-June
8 Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors financial reports, meeting minutes, and agendas, 1973 July-December
9-10 Beaumont, A 30 Foot Channel to the Sea, 1927
11 Beaumont, Texas, Industrial Fact Book, 1965
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24 1 Tempo; Oil Refining in Jefferson County, circa 1955
2 Monthly Ledger, Volume 2, No. 1, 1960 October
3 Beaumont, Texas, Pictorial Fact Book, 1967 January
4 Community Profile, 1989 Beaumont, Texas
5 Community Profile, 1990 Beaumont, Texas
6 Community Profile, 1992 Beaumont, Texas
7 Community Profile, 1993 Beaumont, Texas
8 Community Profile, 1994 Beaumont, Texas
9 Community Profile, 1995 Beaumont, Texas
10 Beaumont: 1996 Community Profile
11 Beaumont: 1997 Community Profile
12 Beaumont, Texas, circa 1985
13 Beaumont, Texas, 1969
14 Beaumont, A Deep Water Port City, circa 1984
15 Guide to Beaumont, 1998
16 Spindletop - A Texas Titan, circa 1968
17 Beaumont Community Information book, 1975 September
18 Spindletop 50th Anniversary Dinner Program, 1951 January 10
19 Parking in Downtown Beaumont: report and recommendations concerning parking in the Beaumont downtown area, 1978 August
20 Beaumont, Texas, Central Business District Development Plan: Traffic and Transportation Program, 1974 January
21 Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting papers, 1971
22 Assorted publications with articles on Beaumont: Texas Prudential Light, 1956 November; Credit World, 1956 November ; Touring Texas "The Mobile Home Way", 1957 September; The Mortgagee, 1959 January
23 Economic base study on labor, circa 1966
24 Economic base study on industrial sites, circa 1966
25 Economic base study on trade, service, and banks, circa 1966
26 Economic base study on markets and agriculture, circa 1966
27 Economic base study on utilities and communications, circa 1966
28 Economic base study on utilities and communications, circa 1966
29 Economic base study on laws, taxation, and indebtedness, circa 1966
30 James T. Gerrard brochures and annual meeting invitation: A Thumbnail Sketch of Beaumont, Texas, The "Queen City" of the Golden Triangle, circa 1983
31 The Beaumont Enterprise, (1903 January 22; reprint, 1962), and Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting Program and Dinner Menu, 1962
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25 14 Spotlight, Chamber of Commerce weekly newsletter, 1960 March-December
15 Spotlight, 1961 January-November
16 Spotlight, 1962 March
17 Spotlight, 1963-1967
18 Spotlight article notes and information, 1960-1963
19 Spotlight, 1968-1971
20 1960 Program of Work
21 Things to Do in '62: Program of Work, Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, 1962
22 Action, the Key to 1963: 1963 Program of Work, Beaumont Chamber of Commerce
23 Building a Better Beaumont: 1964 Program of Work
24 Program of Work, 1965
25 Beaumont, Texas, Action Center: 1966 Program of Work
26 Beaumont Buyers Guide, 1963-'64 Edition: A Classified Directory of Beaumont Manufacturers and Wholesale Distributors, 1963
27 Beaumont Chamber of Commerce history, 1902: Beaumont Daily Journal newspaper article, Chamber of Commerce organization
28 2nd Annual Advertising Awards Contest / Advertising Club of Beaumont
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26 1 Traffic Survey and Report, War Transportation Committee, Beaumont, Texas, 1942 September
2 "Statement Showing Accumulated Oil Production", 1950
3 Oil, 1950 September
4 Beaumont promotional articles; typed manuscripts for Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway Company; Texas Pictorial magazine, 1950
5 Beaumont points of interest map, circa 1960
6 Commerce Monthly, 1988 September - 1989 January
7 Spindletop Art Exhibit of Christine Moor Sanders: biographical information and slideshow, news releases, handwritten notes, 1989
8 Program for 22nd Annual [Spindletop Anniversary] Convention, 1941
9 Spindletop 44th Anniversary: Spindletop - A Texas Titan: The Story of the Lucas Well, Bought in on January 10, 1901, which Started the Oil Development of Texas, 1945
10 Spindletop 50th Anniversary Celebration: Program for Du Pont Cavalcade of America's "Spindletop": radio broadcast from the City Auditorium, Beaumont, Texas : starring Robert Cummings and Teresa Wright
11 Spindletop 50th Anniversary Celebration: ledger book of supply items purchased for use by Chamber of Commerce, 1950
12 Spindletop celebration: The Flying Red Horse, Volume 17, No. 1, published by Socony-Vacuum Oil Company, Inc., with articles "Spindletop: Symbol of Free Enterprise," "Spindletop: Shot Heard 'round the World" 1951 January-February
13 Spindletop celebration: Manufacturers Record, with article, "Du Pont Chairman Speaks at Spindletop Celebration," 1951 February
14 Spindletop anniversary, 1966: Rotarygrams, Volume 53, Nos. 45 & 47, with photograph of Bob Aldridge presenting his oil painting of Anthony F. Lucas to the Rotary Club for proposed Spindletop Museum, 1966
15 Spindletop celebration, 1951: The Lamp, with article "They Brought In Spindletop," 1951 March
16 Invitation to 2004 Spindletop Award presentation at the Beaumont Chamber of Commerce 101st Annual Meeting
17 American Petroleum Institute Quarterly , with article "Spindletop: A Texas Titan," 1945 January
18 Oil Newsmagazine, with article "Beaumont - The Oil Boom Town That Kept Right on Booming," 1948 March
19 The Santa Fe Magazine, with article "Spindletop's Black Gold Find (Golden anniversary of oil discovery at Beaumont, Tex.)", 1951 January
20 Our Sun - Magazine of Sun Oil Company, with articles "Spindletop - When Oil Became an Industry", "Birthplace: Beaumont", 1950-1951 Winter
21 Program for Town Bluff Dam groundbreaking ceremonies, 1947 September 12
22 Beaumont Statistics, 1967
23 Moving Forward: A Status Report, Volume 1, No. 7, 1972 November
24 Newspaper articles about the Chamber of Commerce, 1970 February-April
25 Newspaper articles about the Chamber of Commerce, 1970 May-July
26 Newspaper articles about the Chamber of Commerce, 1972 January-August, December
27 Newspaper articles about the Chamber of Commerce, 1975 January-March
28 Newspaper articles about the Chamber of Commerce, 1975 April-June
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27 1 Newspaper articles about the Chamber of Commerce, 1975 July-September
2 Newspaper articles about the Chamber of Commerce, 1975 October-December
3 Newspaper articles about the Chamber of Commerce, 1976 January-March
4 Newspaper articles about the Chamber of Commerce, 1976 April-May
5 Newspaper articles about the Chamber of Commerce, 1976 June-July
6 Newspaper articles about the Chamber of Commerce, 1976 August-September
7 Newspaper articles about the Chamber of Commerce, 1976 October-November
8 Newspaper articles about the Chamber of Commerce, 1976 November-December
9 Invitation for 86th Annual Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Meeting, 1989
10 "Save the Date" invitation for the 2006 Annual Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Meeting
11 Beaumont Chamber of Commerce membership directory, 2006
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28 1 Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Annual Reports, 1953-1960
2 Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Annual Reports, 1961-1967
3 Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Annual Reports, 1967-1969
4 Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Annual Reports, 1970-1975
5 Beaumont Chamber of Commerce newspaper reports, 1973-1982
6 Beaumont Enterprise & Journal Newcomers Guide, 1981-1985
7 Beaumont Chamber of Commerce news articles, circa 1968-1981
8 Beaumont, Texas General Facts Book, 1972
9 Beaumont, Texas, Pictorial Fact Book, 1965 November
10 Beaumont, Texas; A Deep Water Port City: Housing, 1966
11 Beaumont, Texas, New Construction Fact Book, 1966
12 Beaumont, Texas, General Facts Book, 1971
13 Beaumont, Texas, General Facts Book, 1973
14 Beaumont, Texas, Retail Trade, 1966
15 Beaumont, Texas, Transportation Projects, 1966
16 Beaumont, Texas, Business Activity, Year 1966 with Projections, 1967
17 Beaumont, Texas, Business Activity Year 1965 with Projections, 1966
18 Beaumont, Texas, Population, 1966
19 Beaumont, Texas, Trade Area, circa 1971
20 Beaumont, Texas, where people mean business: Beaumont Community Information Book, fourth edition, 1977
21 Leadership Beaumont, Leadership Directory, 1971-'72 to 1981-'82
22 1992 Alumni Directory, Leadership Beaumont, 1992
23 1994 Alumni Directory, Leadership Beaumont, 1994
24 Leadership Beaumont 2007 Alumni Directory, 2007
25 Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Membership Directory & Buyers Guide, 1982-1983
26 Beaumont, Texas, Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Membership Directory and Buyer's Guide, 1992
27 1998 Membership Directory and Buyer's Guide
28 A Low Cost Housing Study of Beaumont, Texas, 1972
29 Classified Membership Directory, Chamber of Commerce, Beaumont, Texas, 1945
30 Duplicate publications: The Seventy-Fifth Anniversary Meeting, Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, 1979
31 Duplicate publications: Beaumont: A 30 Foot Channel to the Sea, 1927
32 Duplicate publications: Beaumont: A 30 Foot Channel to the Sea, 1930
33 Duplicate publications: Beaumont, Texas, General Facts Book, 1966
34 Duplicate publications: Beaumont Buyers Guide, 1963-1964
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29 1 Papers from Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Industrial Week: exhibit plans, news articles, and photographs, 1962

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Newspaper Clippings

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15 15 Newspaper articles, 1957-1958
16 Newspaper articles, 1960-1969
17 Newspaper articles, 1970
18 Newspaper articles, 1970
19 Newspaper articles, 1970
20 Newspaper articles, circa 1960
21 Newspaper articles, 1970
22 Newspaper articles, 1970
23 Newspaper articles, 1970
24 Newspaper articles, 1970
25 Newspaper articles, 1970
26 Newspaper articles, 1970

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Correspondence

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16 1 Correspondence regarding Spindletop 50th Anniversary Celebration, 1950
2 Correspondence regarding Spindletop 50th Anniversary Celebration, 1950
3 Correspondence regarding Spindletop 50th Anniversary Celebration, 1951
4 Correspondence regarding Spindletop 50th Anniversary Celebration, 1950
5 Correspondence regarding Chamber of Commerce Week, 1962
6 Correspondence regarding Chamber of Commerce Week, 1962
7 Correspondence regarding Chamber of Commerce Week, 1962
8 Correspondence, rosters, and manuscript for Chamber of Commerce Week, 1963-1964
9 Program of Work Committee: Correspondence, reports, rosters, magazine articles, 1963-1965
10 Spotlight magazine: correspondence, 1960-1961

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Chamber of Commerce Projects

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16 11 Committee on Flag Design: correspondence, flag drawings, 1937
12 Committee on Flag Design: correspondence, flag drawings, 1937
13 War Memorial Committee: correspondence, minutes, drawings, 1946-1947
14 War Memorial Committee: records, rosters, minutes, 1946-1947
15 Program of Work Committee: correspondence, reports, 1964-1966
16 Program of Work Committee: roster, schedule, agendas, notes, and minutes, 1964-1966
17 Program of Work Committee: ballot, correspondence, questionnaire, circular, 1959-1966
18 Program of Work Committee report, 1965
19 Chamber of Commerce Week; roster, report, minutes, notes, proclamation, 1963-1964
20 Environmental Pollution Committees: correspondence, 1949
21 Environmental Pollution Committees: data on major river basins in Texas, 1949
22 Botanical Report on the Big Thicket, circa 1940
23 Correspondence regarding the Tyrrell Public Library, 1928-1942
24 Tyrrell Public Library Summary of Annual Reports, 1927-1947
25 The Albert Report: advises improvements for the public welfare and growth of the city, 1941
26 Barnwell Community Center for Negroes Quarterly Report; Correspondence regarding the Sixth Annual Conference on Negro Education; Correspondence regarding families on "relief rolls," 1935
27 Spindletop 50th Anniversary Celebration organizational materials, 1950-1951
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25 1 Spindletop 50th Anniversary Celebration Commission and Committee Minutes, 1950-1951
2 Spindletop 50th Anniversary Commission and Committee minutes, 1950
3 Spindletop 50th Anniversary: text of speeches given at celebration, 1951 January 10
4 Information collected by Chamber of Commerce regarding business opportunities in Beaumont, 1967
5 Information on Beaumont topography, 1966
6 Chamber of Commerce election of director, 1967

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Annual Membership Meetings

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25 7 Program for 58th Annual Membership Meeting, 1962
8 Papers from Annual Membership Meeting, 1963
9 Papers from Annual Membership Meeting, 1964
10 Papers from Annual Membership Meeting, 1965
11 Papers from Annual Membership Meeting, 1957-1965
12 Papers from Annual Membership Meeting, 1966
13 Papers from Annual Membership Meeting, 1966

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