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AC013_CITY_COUNCIL_OF_THE_BEAUMONT_PARENT_TEACHERS_ASSOCIATION_RECORDSDescriptive Sheet Ank The City Council of the Beaumont AC-013 Parent-Teachers Association Records Listed General Type: Papers Physical Description: Scrapbook, 1 volume, 1 folder Inclusive Dates: 1946-1947 Donor: Unknown DESCRIPTION The City Council of the Beaumont Parent -Teachers Association produced this scrapbook during the administration of President A.W. Lightfoot. Raised in Silsbee, Mrs. Lightfoot taught Music and Speech and completed her second term as President of the PTA in 1947. At the same time, she served as an officer in numerous other organizations and as a member of the Texas Congress of Parents and Teachers. Under her leadership, the Beaumont PTA organized the first pre-school unit and increased the total number of locals in membership with the Beaumont Council to 20. This collection describes an organization which took an active interest in Beaumont's social and political development. Newspaper clippings, annual reports, by-laws, Fourth District Conference materials, photographs, programs, and committee reports comprise the contents of one scrapbook and one folder. Also included is a lengthy account by Mrs. Lightfoot of the PTA's accomplishments in the 1946-1947 school year. Newspaper clippings provide a concise record of the organization's activities for the year. No restrictions apply.