Loading...
AC037_FLORENCE_PRUTZMAN_PAPERSThe Florence Prutzman Papers AC -037 General Type: Papers Physical Description: Scrapbook, 1 volume, 7 folders Inclusive Dates: 1914-1951 Donor: Unknown This collection is from Florence Prutzman's scrapbook. A native of Princeton, Illinois, she lived in Beaumont from 1900 to her death on March 26, 1967. From 1914 to 1919 she lived with her mother and father at their home at 695 Harriot (corner of Harriot and Virginia) in Beaumont. Florence's father, George Cooley Prutzman, was descended from pioneers of this country who came well before the days of the revolution. Among distinguished persons to whom he was related were George Washington, General Custer, and President Eisenhower. Florence married Butler S. Stanley and they produced two children, both of them were boys. There is a Prutzman family tree in this collection. The collection contains pictures taken at the High Island beach in 1915. There is a picture of the Sea View Hotel, which burned to the ground later. When the family car broke down at the beach, it was pulled by horses to a repair shop in Winnie, Texas. This collection has playbills from the Kyle Opera House. There is a 1929 Junior Journal published weekly as part of the Beaumont Journal. There is a weekly bulletin of the First Church for 1915. In the Florence Prutzman collection you will find telegrams, programs, newspaper clippings, a copy of the Junior Journal published in 1929, and a report from Beaumont High School. There are also several photographs and old commencement exercises. NO RESTRICTIONS APPLY