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AC288_OLIVE_STERNENBERG_LUMBER_COMPANY_RECORDSTHE TYRRELL HISTORICAL LIBRARY AC -288 Olive-Sternenberg Lumber Company Records, 1905-1950 DESCRIPTION Olive, Texas, was a sawmill town north of Kountze in Hardin County, Texas, in the late 1800s and early 1900s. The Olive-Stemenberg Lumber Company began as the Olive, Stemenberg, and Company in 1875 when John A. Stemenberg of Houston and Sid Olive of Waco founded their firm. They owned the Sunset Sawmill in Olive and the Centennial Sawmill in Beaumont. On October 17, 1905, Olive, Stemenberg, and Company became Olive-Stemenberg Lumber Company when it incorporated in Olive, Texas. This small collection contains photocopies of the Olive-Stemenberg Lumber Company records between the years 1905 and 1950, including articles of incorporation, bylaws, and director and stockholder meeting minutes.