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Finding Aid for the Melody Maids Collection, 1930-2013

Tyrrell Historical Library

2015 April 20



Descriptive Summary

Repository:Tyrrell Historical Library, Beaumont Public Libraries, 695 Pearl St, Beaumont, TX 77701
Creator:Melody Maids; Milam, Bonnie Eloise Rush, 1908-2008
Title:Melody Maids Collection
Dates:1930-2013
Extent:360 cubic feet, materials are unboxed and on display shelves in museum
Abstract:The Melody Maids were a girls' choir which traveled the United States and the world to perform for military bases from 1942 to 1972. Led by Eloise Rush Milam, the Melody Maids learned not just music, but also decorum and manners. This collection holds almost 200 scrapbooks made by Milam and the Maids during the group's thirty years of existence and the decades of celebrations and reunions that followed..
Identification:AC-633
Language:Materials are in English.

Acquisition Information

In 2013 September the Melody Maids gave permission to the Tyrrell Historical Library to begin to scan and digitize all materials in their collection.

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