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Tyrrell Historical Library Digital Collections

About this collection

This small collection includes among other things fifty-six photographs of Dodge trucks sold by the Jackson Motor Company in Beaumont, Texas, with logos of local area businesses painted on them.  Some of the businesses displayed on the trucks are for bakeries, coffee companies, feed companies, the fire department, florists, funeral homes, furniture companies, grocery stores, hardware stores, ice companies, lumber companies, newspaper companies, office suppliers, oil companies, plumbers, and tobacco companies during the time period from 1926 to 1939. Also included in this collection are six photographs of a Beaumont flood that occurred on the night of May 17, 1923.

 
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