Third Floor Slideshow

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Slideshow of McFaddin-Ward House restoration project to supplement The Boy Zone: Putting the Alleged Third Floor on Display for the Stan Hywet Symposium, Akron, OH, October 16-18, 2008.

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Third Floor Slideshow

  1. 1. McFaddin-Ward House Third Floor Restoration
  2. 2. Work began on the roof…
  3. 3. Repairing the roof 2002
  4. 4. 1906 McFaddin Ave in 1906
  5. 5. The third floor •Furnish •Interpret •Complete
  6. 6. Selecting objects 2005
  7. 7. Rug selection 2005
  8. 8. Textile selection 2005
  9. 9. Furniture selection 2005
  10. 10. Adding carpet to the back stairs March 16, 2006
  11. 11. Moving Day February 28, 2006
  12. 12. Museum staff process artifacts 3rd floor back hall Dec 1983
  13. 13. Original gold wallpaper and Bradbury & Bradbury reproduction
  14. 14. Salviati-style Venetian glass & Wedgwood
  15. 15. Waterbury Mission-style clock installed March 2006
  16. 16. James Lewis Caldwell McFaddin (1901- 1984) Belle Austin school Beaumont High Valedictorian Rice Institute (1921) Harvard Law (1924) Married Rosine Blount (1925) Attorney for the McFaddin ranches King of the Neches (1953) YMCA tennis championships St. Marks Episcopal Church Golden Deeds award recipient 1975 Father of four children
  17. 17. October 2006 Reproduction 1910s Harvard and Rice Institute pennants
  18. 18. Nov 2006 Cap, bank & YMCA card added
  19. 19. Waxing the floors May 11, 2005
  20. 20. Jim Yates hanging last piece of burlap January 28, 2006
  21. 21. Robert Mitchell chair before conservation
  22. 22. Mitchell chair 1316 Calder music room
  23. 23. Robert Mitchell leather chair ca. 1900 before conservation
  24. 24. Mitchell leather chair before conservation
  25. 25. leather fringe & pigskin before
  26. 26. Billiard room balcony Summer 2005
  27. 27. Cleaning and consolidating leather in situ Jan-Mar 2006
  28. 28. Robert Mitchell Turkish Chair ca. 1895
  29. 29. Installing pictures and runners March 2006
  30. 30. November 2, 2006
  31. 31. Photo of William McFaddin from scrapbook reproduced for billiard room
  32. 32. Brunswick, Balke & Collender Provided the complete “outfit” ca. 1906
  33. 33. Billiard Room 2006
  34. 34. Billiard Room from balcony 2006
  35. 35. P. Haas & Sohne Cuckoo clock before restoration
  36. 36. P. Haas & Sohne Cuckoo clock after restoration
  37. 37. W.P.H. McFaddin’s home office
  38. 38. Hurricane Rita delays restoration
  39. 39. Hurricane Rita hits Beaumont Sept 23-24, 2005
  40. 40. William Perry Herring McFaddin, Jr “Perry” 1897-1973 Beaumont High 1913 Rice Institute 1917 Navy in World War I 1918 Operated the McFaddin ranches in Texas and Arkansas Married Amizetta White of Huntington, WV 1926 President Coastal Cattle Assoc. 1934-1949
  41. 41. Original green wallpaper and Bradbury & Bradbury reproduction
  42. 42. East bedroom washstand March 2006
  43. 43. Kimball & Chappell brass bed & Simmons springs
  44. 44. Shop of the Crafters
  45. 45. East bedroom March 28, 2006
  46. 46. “Sanitary sea gull paper” found behind medicine cabinet
  47. 47. Sanitary sea gull paper described by Sherwin- Williams 1910
  48. 48. ca. 1910 bathroom
  49. 49. Front Hall Dec 1983
  50. 50. Front Hall Hanging March 16, 2006 paper January 25, 2006
  51. 51. AN EVENING AT THE MCFADDIN-WARD HOUSE April 5, 2006 The McFaddin-Ward House welcomed museum professionals from the Texas Association of Museums and Louisiana Association of Museums to preview the third floor.
  52. 52. Swinger clock base identified...
  53. 53. Clock exhibited in Visitor Center
  54. 54. Research
  55. 55. Docent Training Why is the Remington Auto loader hung upside down?
  56. 56. Docent Refresher Course DAY 2 8:30 a.m. Coffee, etc. 9:00 Overview of third floor emphasizing usage of themes in space 9:30 Room study of third floor 10:00 Team development of room interpretation using three themes 11:00 Back to VC for discussion of operational issues and other topics 12:00 Dismissal First course July 24-25, 2006
  57. 57. Docent Training Once again the ______THE______ manual McFADDIN-WARD _____HOUSE_____ Historic House Museum was updated. The 2006 DOCENT TRAINING MANUAL Compiled by version now McFaddin-Ward House Staff Originally Produced includes the 1988 Revisions 1992 third floor. 1996 2002 2004 2005 2006 This copy has been issued to ____________________________________ 1906 McFaddin Avenue * Mail: 725 Third Street * Beaumont, TX 77707-1629 409-832-1906 * TTY: 409-833-7844 * FAX: 409-832-3483 Web Site: www.mcfaddin-ward.org
  58. 58. Docent Refresher Course Veteran docents receive training for the new third floor.
  59. 59. Perry, WPH and Caldwell invite you up to their world

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