bullet A Brief History of the Early Beaumont Jewish Community
bullet William E. Rogers: Beaumont Steamboatman
bullet Big Business: Beaumont's Big Business
bullet Cotton BalesFrom Cotton Bales to Black Gold
bullet Napoleon WiessSteamboat Captain and Confederate Soldier
bullet Oil industry in East Texas traces roots back to 1860s
bullet Former slave’s death in 1889 attracted rare news coverage
bullet FiresTwo area cities in late 1800s fought major fires together
bullet Pioneer music in Beaumont contained lots of brass horns
bullet SchoolsSchools in Beaumont trace to pre-Civil War
bullet Strong SpellStrong Spell swam river ferrying lead steer of herd
bullet Lucas GusherLucas gusher fever affected so many folks, far and wide
bullet CorpseStrange case about corpse still unsolved
bullet Marble Corpse: The Case of Beaumont's Missing Marble Corpse
bullet Pre-boom Spindletop gave hints of its riches
bullet Aged WellBeaumont had two pioneers who aged well
bullet Emancipated men gave city so very much in early years
bullet Cold WarReal cold war occurred here during 1890s
bullet Prank led to empty sleeve
bullet PlagueSpindle Top once isolated plague victims
bullet ChristmasCelebrations of Christmas in Beaumont change little
bullet Before Spindletop: The Sawdust City of the 1880's
bullet Doctors: Early Southeast Texas "Docs" were Medical Men of Iron
bullet Early Education: Frontier Schools Provided the City's Leaders of the Future
bullet King Lumber: Godparent of Beaumont
bullet Entertainment: A Brief History of Pioneer Entertainment in Beaumont, Texas
bullet Patriotism: Town Re-entered Union July 4, 1896
bullet Mail: When Southeast Texas Mail Had 4 Feet: Beaumont's Frontier Postal System
bullet Wiess Brothers: Business Leaders of Early Beaumont (History of the Reliance Lumber Co.)
bullet Henry R. Green: Fake Obituary Identified Beaumont's Early School Teacher-Historian
bullet Robert Kidd: Aged 116 Years and Proof that Life Begins at Sixty
bullet Spindletop: Daily Diary from the Pages of the Galveston Daily News
bullet More Spindletop: Daily Diary from the Pages of the Galveston Daily News

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