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[1955 vacation bible school class]

Description: Photograph of the 34th Annual Vacation Bible School Class of June 13 to 24, 1955, held by the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Beaumont, Texas. Appearing in the photograph are children and adults. The class provided religious instruction through bible stories and songs as well as youth entertainment through games, movies and handicraft activities. The image was taken on the grounds of the church.
Date: 1955-06-13/1955-06-24
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[1966 vacation bible school class]

Description: Photograph of the 45th Annual Vacation Bible School Class of June 6 to 17, 1967, held by the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Beaumont, Texas. Appearing in the photograph are children and adults. The class provided religious instruction through bible stories and songs as well as youth entertainment through games, movies and handicraft activities. The image was taken on the grounds of the church.
Date: 1966-06-06/1966-06-17
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[1967 vacation bible school class]

Description: Photograph of the 46th Annual Vacation Bible School Class of June 5 to 16, 1967, held by the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Beaumont, Texas. Appearing in the photograph are children and adults. The class provided religious instruction through bible stories and songs as well as youth entertainment through games, movies and handicraft activities. The image was taken on the grounds of the church.
Date: 1967-06-05/1967-06-16
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[1973 vacation bible school class]

Description: Photograph of the 49th Annual Vacation Bible School Class of July 23 to 27, 1973, held by the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Beaumont, Texas. Appearing in the photograph are children and adults. The class provided religious instruction through bible stories and songs as well as youth entertainment through games, movies and handicraft activities. The image was taken on the grounds of the church.
Date: 1973-07-23/1973-07-27
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Antlers Hotel in Diboll, Texas]

Description: Postcard of Antlers Hotel in Diboll, Texas. Looking through gates with "Antlers" on them, of the interior of the The Antlers' Coffee Shop at the The Antlers Hotel in Diboll, Texas. A fireplace can be seen in the center of the postcard. The hotel was open from 1939 until 1954 and owned by Southern Pine Lumber Company. It was designed by John Poindexter Cammack. At one time it was also known as "The Inn." On the front of the postcard is printed the following: "The Antlers--Largest Log Hotel in the South-Diboll, Texas" and "The Antlers Coffee Shop and Its Huge, Friendly Fireplace." On the back of the postcard is printed a road map from Texas towns and cities to Diboll and the following: "The Antlers--Largest Log Hotel in the South, 'Old as Yesterday--Modern as Today', Coffee Shop in Connection, Guest Rooms Strictly Modern." Please see The History Center in Diboll, Texas, for more information on the Antlers Hotel.
Date: [1939..1954]
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Beaumont City Hall]

Description: Postcard of Beaumont City Hall on Main Street between Gilbert and College streets. Two men can be seen standing on the right bottom of the picture. This building was built in 1909 to serve as a cooperative market by the City of Beaumont, but was used as a City Hall and Jail from about 1910 until 1926. Later in the 1920s it was used as a market and at one time went by the name of the Nancy Tevis Market. Printed on the top left of the postcard is "City Hall, Beaumont, Texas.--19." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information regarding its creation: "E.C. Kropp Co., Milwaukee" and "27097N." The card is addressed to Mrs. C S Browne (?) 111 Long St, West Roxbury, Mass.
Date: [1909..1926]
Creator: E. C. Kropp Co.
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Beaumont Country Club]

Description: Postcard of of the Beaumont County Club house with pier and boathouse in the foreground. The Beaumont Country Club was formed in 1906 on a hill overlooking the Neches River on a hundred acres of land. Printed at the top left of the postcard is "Country Club House, BEAUMONT, Texas." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information related to the postcard's creation: "Made in Germany. D.J. Hicks, Importer and Publisher, Beaumont, Texas" and "G.A.P.C.M. Co., N.Y." Handwritten on the back of the postcard, "Dear Julia - This is Sunday and we are busy as ever. I will write a letter tomorrow Hoping this will find you well and happy Mamma." The card is addressed to Mrs. Julia Stafford, Meridian Mississippi (Meridian Norman's College).
Date: October 18, 1909
Creator: D. J. Hicks
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Beaumont High School]

Description: Postcard of Beaumont High School in Beaumont, Texas, on College Street near Neches and Trinity streets. Printed on the top left of the postcard is "High School, Beaumont, Texas." Handwritten on the back of the postcard, "7-29-14 Thanks for very pretty card. Come again with more like it. Sincerely Francy D. Driehs Beaumont Box # 74 Texas." The card is addressed to Harry Kerkow 404 E. Alleghany St. Austin Minn.
Date: July 29, 1914
Creator: D. J. Hicks
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[A Beautiful Drive]

Description: Postcard of a road through trees in Beaumont, Texas with the caption, "A Beautiful Drive, Beaumont, Texas." In the far distance down the road is possibly an automobile.
Date: [1900..1952]
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Calder Place house]

Description: Photograph of a house on Calder Place that was designed by Steinman and Golemon, Architects. The ornamental steel seen on the windows and patio were designed and provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. The back of the photo is stamped "Business Men's Studio 201 Main Street Beaumont, Texas"
Date: [1940..1949]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Central Fire Station]

Description: Postcard of Beaumont Fire Department's Central Fire Station at Mulberry and Walnut streets with horse drawn fire engines, carriages, and fire fighters. On the left side of the building is a sign for "Entrance, City Hall" and two children sitting near the entrance. At that time the fire department shared the building with city hall. On the right side of the building, on the second story, appear to be legs dangling out of the window. Other buildings can be seen in the background. Printed at the top of the postcard is "Central Fire Station, Beaumont, Texas." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information regarding the postcard's creation: "Published by S.H. Kress & Co. Made in U.S.A." and "A-466." Handwritten on the back of the postcard, "Beaumont Texas July 26, 14 Mrs. M.E. Smith Dear Aunt How are you all Why don't some of you all rite I have written to you all several times and never received any reply All well Hope this will find you all the same We like here fine This is a fine place What is William doing What has gone with them and the boys very well E.F. Scott 470 Buford St Bmt, Tex." The card is addressed to Mrs. M.E. Smith c/o W.M. Beckworth Anderson Texas
Date: July 27, 1914
Creator: S. H. Kress & Co.
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Children dressed in period clothing]

Description: Photograph of children dressed in historic period clothing to commemorate the Westminster Presbyterian Church one hundred year marker event. The image was taken on the second day of the event. The children stand in front of a window blind of the church.
Date: March 2, 1980
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Choir members of Westminster Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the choir members of the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Beaumont, Texas. They are standing in front of the altar of the church. Standing in the front row from left to right are the following: Geneva Ward, Sue Ward, Lois Head, Lura Gaines, Patsy Henderson, Betty Garza and Sylvia Washer. And standing in the back row are left to right the following: Frank Varro, Paul Adams, Lynn Berkenbosch, Jack Nichols and Horace Calvert, Jr.
Date: [1980..1989]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Choir members of Westminster Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the church organist Maro Varro with the choir director Frank Varro at the Westminster Presbyterian Church. The couple is seated at a pipe organ reviewing music to be played at a church service. Church pews and stain glass windows from the sanctuary are visible in the background of the image.
Date: [1980..1989]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Couple attending church event]

Description: Photograph of a couple attending the Westminster Presbyterian Church one hundred year marker event. The husband and wife are standing before a piano and a chair.
Date: March 1, 1980
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Couple attending church event]

Description: Photograph of a couple attending the Westminster Presbyterian Church one hundred year marker event. The husband and wife are standing before a piano with a door and window visible in the background of the image.
Date: March 1, 1980
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Couple attending church service]

Description: Photograph of a couple attending the Westminster Presbyterian Church one hundred year marker event. The husband and wife are standing before a piano and a chair.
Date: March 1, 1980
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Crowd on city street]

Description: Photograph taken from above of a Pierce-Arrow automobile with its soft top up surrounded by a crowd of people on a city street. The crowd is mostly men, but at least one woman can be seen at the top of the photograph.
Date: [1906..1922]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Crowd on city street]

Description: Photograph of a city street with a crowd of people standing around a Pierce-Arrow automobile. A man on a bicycle is visible in the left foreground and other automobiles are visible in the left and right foreground. Buildings are visible in the background including a building in the center background that has the names of four Texas towns written on it--Hillsboro, Waco, Ennis, and Corsicana. On the right side of that same building is a sign for a Tremont (?) Hotel. Standing on a second story balcony of a building in the left foreground is a man.
Date: [1906..1922]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library