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AC036_BEAUMONT_CHAMBER_OF_COMMERCE_FIRE_PREVENTION_SCRAPBOOKSDescriptive Sheet The Beaumont Chamber of AC -036 Commerce Fire Prevention Inventory mt Scrapbooks Available General Type: Papers Physical Description: 2 scrapbooks Inclusive Dates: 1968-1969 Donor: Unknown DESCRIPTION The scrapbooks describe activities of the Chamber of Commerce Fire Safety Committee for the years 1968-1969. These activities are displayed in correspondence, photographs and newspaper clippings. The committee promoted fire safety through various programs: industrial and home fire safety programs were stressed; visual aids to promote these programs were available for use by the public; poster contests were held in Beaumont schools; a clean- up event was sponsored by the Y.M.B.L.; Boy Scouts distributed literature; Insurance Women of Beaumont sponsored a Miss Flame contest; and in honor of National Fire Prevention Week a Fire Safety Parade was held. These activities and others were held in the interest of Fire Prevention. The 1968 scrapbook received sixth place honors in a national competition and was third place winner in a state competition. No restrictions apply.