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[Deacons recently elected]

Description: Photograph of three deacons recently elected for the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Beaumont, Texas. Seated from left to right are the following: Edith Barron, Betty Prichard and Laura Calder.
Date: [1980..1989]
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Family attending church event]

Description: Photograph of a young couple who attended the Westminster Presbyterian Church one hundred year marker event. The husband holds a young child in his arms. The mother is holding the hand of the child. Visible in the background of the image is a piano, a door and a window.
Date: March 1, 1980
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[John Dollinger, Jr. Inc. barge]

Description: Photograph of the first barge purchased by John Dollinger Jr., Inc., anchored at the Port of Beaumont. The barge was purchased from U. S. Steel in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1949. It is loaded with steel products that include beams and sheet metal. Several men are standing on the dock on the far left. In the background are warehouse buildings, a crane, and a watertower. The Neches River is the body of water on the right. The back of the photo is stamped "BM Photograph Business Men's Studio Beaumont, Texas"
Date: 1949
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[One hundred year church marker religious service]

Description: Photograph of church members gathered in the church sanctuary to commemorate the dedication of the one hundred year historic marker of the church. People are seated in pews listening to a speaker at the front of the church. Honored dignitaries are seated behind the speaker as is a choir seated in the foreground of the image.
Date: March 1, 1980
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]
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Man sitting at church organ]

Description: Photograph of a man seated before the keyboard of the pipe organ at the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Beaumont, Texas. Open sheet music is visible in the foreground with a row of chairs beside the organ.
Date: [1980..1989]
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[John Dollinger, Jr. Inc. barge]

Description: Photograph of the first barge purchased by John Dollinger Jr., Inc., anchored at the Port of Beaumont. The barge was purchased from U. S. Steel in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1949. Several men with the help of a crane are in the process of loading it with products from the steel factory. The Neches River is on the left with a tugboat at the left edge. A ship can be seen docked in the left background. Stamped on the back of the photograph is "BM Photography Business Men's Studio Beaumont, Texas"
Date: 1949
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Magnolia Petroleum Company smokestack]

Description: Photograph of a smokestack built for the Magnolia Petroleum Company during installation. The unit was built and installed by Alcorn Combustion Company out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, using materials provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. Several men are amongst construction materials that are in the foreground. Two cranes are lifting the stack into place. To the left is a second smokestack that says "Steel by Dollinger." Stamped on the back of the photograph is "BM Photography Business Men's Studio Beaumont, Texas"
Date: November 1953
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[John Dollinger, Jr. Inc. barge]

Description: Photograph of the first barge purchased by John Dollinger Jr., Inc., anchored at the Port of Beaumont. The barge was purchased from U. S. Steel in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1949. A group of men are in the process of loading it with steel products with the help of a crane. A railcar on the far left has brought materials from the factory that are to be loaded on to the barge. In the background are warehouse buildings, a crane, and a watertower. The Neches River is the body of water on the right. Stamped on the back of the photograph is "BM Photography Business Men's Studio Beaumont, Texas"
Date: 1949
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[One hundred year church marker reception]

Description: Photograph of people pouring drinks from a serving table during the reception held at the Westminster Presbyterian Church immediately following the second day of events commemorating the one hundred year historic marker dedication. Some people are seen seated at tables eating and drinking. While other people are waiting in line to receive refreshments offered at the reception.
Date: March 2, 1980
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[One hundred year church marker event]

Description: A photograph of a church member providing historical information to a television media crew about Westminster Presbyterian Church. Two men stand to the right of the historic marker with a cameraman in front filming them and a news reporter with a microfilm standing directly behind the cameraman.
Date: March 1, 1980
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Long Street house]

Description: Photograph of a house on Long Street that was designed by Steinman and Golemon, Architects. The ornamental steel on the house was designed and provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. An automobile is parked in a garage to the far right.
Date: [1940..1949]
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[John Dollinger Jr., Inc. barge]

Description: Photograph of the first barge purchased by John Dollinger Jr., Inc., anchored at the Port of Beaumont. The barge was purchased from U. S. Steel in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1949. A group of men are in the process of loading it with steel products with the help of a crane. In the background are warehouse buildings, a crane, and a watertower. The Neches River is the body of water on the right. Handwritten on the back of the photo, "1st barge load steel ever received for John Dollinger Jr Inc. May 22, 1950" Stamped on the back of the photograph is "BM Photography Business Men's Studio Beaumont, Texas"
Date: May 22, 1950
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[One hundred year church marker unveiling]

Description: Photograph of a guest speaker providing historic antedated information to the local channel 6 television crew immediately after the unveiling of the Westminster Presbyterian Church one hundred year marker. A woman is standing to the left of the marker listening to the speaker as are a child and parent visible in the background.
Date: March 1, 1980
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[One hundred year church marker service]

Description: Photograph of honored guests in the process of departing the sanctuary of the church at the end of the Westminster Presbyterian Church one hundred year marker commemorative event. Choir members in the foreground of the image are also preparing to leave the church as well.
Date: March 1, 1980
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[One hundred year church marker]

Description: Photograph of the one hundred year history marker for the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Beaumont, Texas. The celebration and dedication of the historic marker took place on March 1 to 2, 1980. Former pastor, Reverend Dr. John R. Hendrick was the guest speaker for the event.
Date: March 2, 1980
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Magnolia Petroleum Company building construction]

Description: Photograph of construction of a Magnolia Petroleum Company building, being built by Alcorn Combustion Company, showing a steel structure by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. Two men are standing near the structure on the left and another is on the far right side of the photograph. Two workers can be seen within the building on the left, each wearing a hard hat. A crane at the top of the structure says "The Lummus Company." Several stacks of lumber are seen scattered in areas around the site. John Dollinger Jr., Inc. also provided breechings and a stack for a heater for the project. Handwritten on the back of the photo, "H catin Steel - Magnolia Petroleum Co. Alcor" Stamped on the back of the photograph is "BM Photography Business Men's Studio Beaumont, Texas"
Date: November 11, 1953
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Rice threshing near Beaumont, Texas]

Description: Postcard of rice threshing near Beaumont, Texas with at least seven African American men, a mule-drawn carriage, bags, rice, and machinery. On the right side of the postcard can be seen the threshing machine separating the grain from the stalks. Men are standing near the thresher as well as on and near a mule drawn cart between a pile of grain and bags. Another cart can be seen on the right side of the postcard. On the top right of the postcard is printed "Rice Threshing near Beaumont, Texas." Rice production is a key agricultural commodity for the area situated around Beaumont, Texas.
Date: 1926
Creator: D. J. Hicks
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Magnolia Cemetery]

Description: Postcard of Magnolia Cemetery in Beaumont with gate that says "Magnolia Cemetery." Printed at the top is "Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont, Texas." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information regarding the postcard's creation: "9744."
Date: October 6, 1915
Creator: D. J. Hicks Book Store
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Downtown and Port of Beaumont]

Description: Postcard of the Port of Beaumont on the Neches River with downtown Beaumont in the background. In the foreground, written in the grass, is "Port of Beaumont." At least five ships and a tugboat are visible at the port. The Kansas City Southern Lift Bridge is visible on the right side of the photograph and in the background downtown Beaumont buildings can be seen including the Jefferson County Courthouse. On the back of the postcard is printed the following: "The City of Beaumont is one of the Nation's most fascinating. It offers a wonderful climate and the warmest of Texas hospitality, blended with the salt tang of a major sea port and the brisk air of a mushrooming metropolis." The following companies are credited on the back of the postcard: "Color by Business Men's Studio" "The Edwards News Co., Beaumont, Texas" and "Plastichrome by Colourplate, Boston, Mass."
Date: [1940..1969]
Creator: The Edwards News Co.
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Neches River Bridge]

Description: Postcard of the Neches River Bridge in Beaumont. A man is standing in the bottom left corner. The Neches River Bridge opened to the public on May 9, 1925. Printed at the top of the postcard is "Neches River Bridge, Beaumont, Texas." Printed at the bottom is "109451 - N." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information regarding the postcard's creation: "The Edwards News Co., Port Arthur & Beaumont, Texas" and "Genuine Curteich-Chicago 'C.T. American Art' Post Card (Reg. U.S. Pat. Off.)."
Date: [1925..1928]
Creator: The Edwards News Co.
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Gilbert Building, Gulf National Bank]

Description: Postcard of the Gilbert Building on Pearl Street with Gulf National Bank in Beaumont. On the street are automobiles, women, and men, and in the background are other buildings. A sign on the corner of the building reads "Gulf National Bank." The Gilbert Building was built in 1903. Printed on the top left of the postcard is "Gilbert Building, Gulf National Bank, Beaumont, Texas." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information regarding the postcard's creation: "Pub. by The Acmegraph Co., Chicago." Handwritten on the back of the postcard, "Dear Mrs. Steacy - I am perfectly desperate since you left from ?, otherwise and delight- fully situated at 1198 Hazel St. Let me hear from you soon. Your beau Jo Robertson." The card is addressed to Mrs. Harren Steacy 511 Harvard St Houston Heights Texas.
Date: December 9, 1915
Creator: The Acmegraph Co.
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library