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AC065_LENA_MILAM_100TH_BIRTHDAY_SCRAPBOOKSDescriptive Sheet The Lena Milan 100th Birthday AC -065 Scrapbooks General Type: Papers Physical Description: 2 Scrapbooks Inclusive Dates: 1989 Donor: Unknown DESCRIPTION Lena Triplett Milam was born in Sweet Springs, Missouri on October 19, 1889, and lived in Missouri until she was ten years old when her family moved to Ennis, Texas. In 1903, she moved to Beaumont, Texas, where her father, the late H.F. Triplett, was Superintendent of Beaumont City schools. On June 9, 1905, she married Allen Barnes Milam. She taught school in Beaumont and served as the Beaumont School District's Music Supervisor from 1911 to 1955. Lena Milam had a profound impact on the development of the musical arts in Beaumont. The researcher will find a complete biographical sketch of Dr. Lena Milam's impressive life in scrapbook 1 within this collection. This collection contains two scrapbooks focusing on Dr. Lena Milam's 100th birthday celebration on October 19, 1989, and memorial services that followed one month later on November 8, 1989. The scrapbooks are comprised of numerous photographs, correspondence, birthday and sympathy cards, and celebration and memorial programs. The collection is maintained in its original order. See also AC -018 "The Lena Milam Papers." Inventory available. No restrictions apply.