[Letter from Birdie McGee McKinley to Mary Ann Moore and the White family, September 22, 1913]

Description:

This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Birdie McGee McKinley and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore and the White Family. In this letter, Birdie informs her kin of the goings-on in her community. The news includes: details about how they have survived the drought with their well and spring for the stock animals, a discussion about Minnie's visit and their preparation for Minnie's return to Georgia, a dialogue about Birdie's baby who likes to be in her buggy, updates on community news and the well-being of family and friends, a discussion about a boat trip Will took with the boosters, details about some dentistry work Birdie is going to get done, news about their chickens and milk cow surviving the drought, a discussion about the baby and how she wears short dresses now, details about having some Kodak pictures made of the baby, a dialogue about correspondences received including Linnet's postcard, an update about Will's position at Ewing's,and news about Will's aunt passing away. She closes the letter by noting that she hopes to hear from Mary Ann and the white family soon. The envelope is included with the letter.

Creator(s): McKinley, Birdie McGee
Location(s):
Creation Date: September 22, 1913
Partner(s):
UNT Archives
Collection(s):
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
Usage:
Total Uses: 14
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Creator (Author):
Date(s):
  • Creation: September 22, 1913
Coverage:
Place
United States - Tennessee - Sumner County - Gallatin
Place
United States - Tennessee - Davidson County - Nashville
Place
United States - Tennessee - Rutherford County - Murfreesboro
Place
United States - Georgia
Place
United States - Missouri - Jackson County - Kansas City
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1913~  
Description:

This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Birdie McGee McKinley and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore and the White Family. In this letter, Birdie informs her kin of the goings-on in her community. The news includes: details about how they have survived the drought with their well and spring for the stock animals, a discussion about Minnie's visit and their preparation for Minnie's return to Georgia, a dialogue about Birdie's baby who likes to be in her buggy, updates on community news and the well-being of family and friends, a discussion about a boat trip Will took with the boosters, details about some dentistry work Birdie is going to get done, news about their chickens and milk cow surviving the drought, a discussion about the baby and how she wears short dresses now, details about having some Kodak pictures made of the baby, a dialogue about correspondences received including Linnet's postcard, an update about Will's position at Ewing's,and news about Will's aunt passing away. She closes the letter by noting that she hopes to hear from Mary Ann and the white family soon. The envelope is included with the letter.

Physical Description:

[16] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): letters | milk cows | Kodak pictures
Contributor(s):
Series Title: Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917
Partner:
UNT Archives
Collection:
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 39096548 |
  • UNTCAT: b2075015 |
  • CALL-NO: HM. 70
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: CBM_2087-016-004
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth204082
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth204082
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text