The Beavers: a Teviston success story Bertha Mae and Benjamin Beavers in Oklahoma around 1945 Benny Beavers lights the Box King stove. Donald Beavers in the background. Bertha Mae Beavers 1964 The Beavers’ home on the west side of Teviston in 1964. Benjamin and Bertha Mae Beavers after they migrate to California Lula Jenkins, Annie & Goldie Beavers,and Deloris & Joyce Perry, riding in the back of a pickup hauling water to homes in Teviston. Annie Beavers Beavers kids and their friends play on a rope swing. “We had to make our own playground.” Donald Beavers Lester Perry helps Barbara Beavers start swinging. Barbara Beavers Benjamin Beavers watches Lester Perry play on a rope swing. Connie Beavers hanging on the rope swing by the family house Benny Beavers lights the Box King stove. Donald Beavers in the background. Ruth Beavers watching TV. Mae Beavers Bertha Mae Beavers after church in 1964 Bertha Mae Beavers views a photo of her daughters taken in 1964 Charles Beavers delivering water to a friend’s milk cans. Charles Beavers in 2015 Ruth Beavers proudly holds her sports trophies. Ruth Beavers in 2015. She worked in a college cafeteria. Mae Beavers in her family’s home. Mae Beavers at the Beavers-Reid family reunion. She worked at J. C. Pennys. Gloria Beavers, not in 60s photos. She worked as a manager at a Tulare hotel. Annie Ellis Beavers Annie Ellis Beavers in 2015. She works in a local post office and a school cafeteria. Ben Beavers Jr. with group of students in the Earlimart Band. Ben Beavers Jr. in 2015. Worked as nurses aid and home caregiver. Goldie Beavers Goldie Beavers holds 1964 photo with her in the middle. She is also central to the photo behind her. Barbara Beavers Barbara Beavers, retired owner/manager of daycare center in Stockton Donald Beavers on shoulder os sister Connie. The older children took care of the younger ones. Donald Beavers, railway conductor Roger Beavers, administrator in Tulare County Government. not yet born in 1964 Benjamin Beavers’ parents Charles Beavers running with the ball in Teviston’s Dust Bowl. He and two of his brothers went to college on sports scholarships.