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 Resource Type: Letter
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2010
[Letter to Ahavath Sholom]

[Letter to Ahavath Sholom]

Date: November 11, 1930
Creator: Mehl, B. Max
Description: Typed letter from B. Max Mehl to the Ahavath Sholom Congregation. In the letter, Mehl responds to a dues statement sent to him from the congregation. The letter is requesting a corrected dues statement due to the congregation overcharging Mehl. The stationery includes a colored illustration at the top of the page that says, "Importer of and Dealer in Rare Coins, Medals, and Paper Money of all Countries and Periods"
Contributing Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives
[Letter from L. B. Houston to M. R. Tillotson, November 9, 1942]

[Letter from L. B. Houston to M. R. Tillotson, November 9, 1942]

Date: November 9, 1942
Creator: Houston, L. B.
Description: Letter from L. B. Houston, Director of Parks to M. R. Tillotson, the Regional Director of National Park Service describing work that the park service had completed at White Rock Lake and other points in the Dallas area.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Western Union Telegram]

[Western Union Telegram]

Date: January 14, 1945
Creator: United States Secretary of War & Dunlop
Description: Photostat of a telegram from the United States Secretary of War to Mrs. Rose H. Gilbert, expressing his condolences for the death of her son, Private Harold Gilbert.
Contributing Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives
[Letter to Gilbert Family]

[Letter to Gilbert Family]

Date: February 13, 1945
Creator: Stimson, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1867-1950
Description: Photostatic copy of a typed letter from the United States Secretary of War, Henry Stimson, to Max Gilbert. The letter awards Gilbert's son, Harold Gilbert with a Purple Heart for his service, and it expresses Stimson's condolences for the death of Harold Gilbert.
Contributing Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives
[Letter to Gilbert Family]

[Letter to Gilbert Family]

Date: April 30, 1945
Creator: Voelker, William J., Jr.
Description: Two photostat copies of a typed letter from William J. Voelker Jr. to Mrs. Max Gilbert, mother of Private Harold Gilbert. The letter describes the attack that killed Harold Gilbert, and discusses the details of Gilbert's burial in Normandy, France on on Dec. 27, 1944.
Contributing Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives
[Letter from Harry Goldstein]

[Letter from Harry Goldstein]

Date: August 9, 1945
Creator: Goldstein, Harry
Description: Typed letter to the family of Private Harold Gilbert from a fellow soldier named Harry Goldstein, sent from Marseilles. The letter describes the sinking of a troop transport ship, Dec. 25, 1944, in which in which Gilbert was killed.
Contributing Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives
[Letter to a Gold Star Mother]

[Letter to a Gold Star Mother]

Date: December 22, 1947
Creator: Carter, Amon Giles, 1879-1955 & Carter, Amon G., Jr.
Description: Typed letter from Amon Carter and his son, Amon Carter Jr. to "a Gold Star Mother." Gold Star Mothers is a support organization formed for mothers who lost a son or daughter in World War II. The letter expresses condolences and comfort to Rose Gilbert and was accompanied by a gift basket of grapefruits, as noted in the letter.
Contributing Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives
[Letter Discussing Location of Library]

[Letter Discussing Location of Library]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gainesville Business and Professional Women
Description: Letter to city council from the Gainesville Business and Professional women discussing the best location for the new library.
Contributing Partner: Cooke County Library
[Letter to Councilman]

[Letter to Councilman]

Date: unknown
Creator: Wright, Mrs. E. E., Jr.
Description: Letter to city councilman from Mrs. E. E. Wright, Jr. discussing information about Cooke County Library.
Contributing Partner: Cooke County Library
[Letter to Miss Lillian Gunter]

[Letter to Miss Lillian Gunter]

Date: unknown
Creator: Hardy, John S.
Description: Letter to Miss Lillian Gunter from John S. Hardy. The letter discusses Miss Lillian Gunter being the first woman to purchase a poll tax in Cooke County, and women's suffrage.
Contributing Partner: Cooke County Library