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Object ID number 1998.32.001
Title J.E. Shepard Box 1
Date 1951-1973
Scope & Content This is a collection of tobacco photographs and memorabilia of Cigar Festivals donated by Mrs. Elizabeth Shepard. While mostly related to the tobacco industry, the collection also contains some Shepard family-related items.

The items in the regular sized box contain 17 folders including the following.
Coronation Ball held 1951 Sep 13
Cigar Tobacco Harvest Festival Official Program 1951 and associated newspaper clippings
Proclamation from The Benign Spirit of Tobacco-August 1951
Newspaper Clippings - 1952 Cigar Festival
Invitation to Inaugural Ball held 1953 Jan 20
Photocopy Nuway Tobacco Pamphlet
Miscellaneous Tobacco Related Papers and newsclippings
The Second Annual J.E. Shepard Memorial Scholarship Ball held 1973 May 11.
Photo print of Mr. George Bidwell-Oldest Grower & Oldest Topstone Cigar Smoker
Newspaper Clippings of weather conditions 1952 drought.
Newspaper Clippings - Political 1952
Newspaper Clippings - Cigar Valley Harvest Festival
Miscellaneous Papers pertaining to Donald A. Driscoll, Director of Nu-Way Tobacco Company
Newspaper Clippings
- Gift to Robinson School
- East Hartford Federal Sav ings and Loan Association
- Wapping Fair
- Temporary Teen Center donated by Jean Shepard
- Vibert gives Parcel for Boat Launch
- Tobacco Industry Takes Tailspin in State
Three Cigar Box Labels
Jean E. Shepard Obituary - "East Hartford Gazette" 1971 Jan 14.
Condolences from Connecticut General Assemplly 1971 Jan 13.
Collection J. E. Shepard Collection
People Bidwell, George
Burns, H. A.
Driscoll, Donald A.
Farrell, James T.
Heller, Joseph R.
Shepard, Elizabeth
Shepard, J. E.
Shepard, Jean E.
Shepard, Mary Elizabeth (Beach) "Bunny", 1921-2017
Shepard, Tim
Sundbur, R.
Vibert, Joseph W., Jr., 1927-2008
Subjects Droughts -- Connecticut
Floods -- Connecticut
Floods -- Connecticut River
Cigar industry
Cigar box labels
Search Terms Connecticut Valley Cigar Tobacco Associates
Coronation ball at State Armory
Cigar valley festival
Shepard Sod Company
Jean E. Shepard obituary
Bunny Shepard
Nu Way Tobacco Company (Rockville, Conn.)
Nu-Way Tobacco Company
NuWay Tobacco Company
1955 Flood
Year Range from 1951
Year Range to 1973
Parent ObjectID 1998.32
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