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Donated by the creator, Betty Mingee, this collection records news articles pertaining the city of Zavalla and its residents. Articles came from the Lufkin Daily News, the Free Press, and the Huntington Herald and include Mrs. Mingee’s articles entitled, “News and views from Farkleberry Hill”.
Lee Zeagler was the Temple Industries projects coordinator from 1966-1970, and oversaw the planning and preparation for a stud and fiberboard plant in Cordova, Alabama and a plywood plant in Carthage, Texas. This collection consists of correspondence, plant studies, timber contracts, feasibility reports, letter contracts, equipment brochures, equipment proposals, timber cruise reports, maps, and architectural drawings documenting Temple Industries’ attempts to expand operations into Alabama and northeast Texas.