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[Letter from Lew to Mr. Byrd Williams - November 6, 1955]
Letter from "Lew" at Stewart Studios in Bay City, Texas to Byrd Williams of Fort Worth, requesting that Williams share tips about his customer service practices in his photography career, from which Lew intends to write an article.
[Letter from Chestnut Bluff - June 12, 1887]
Letter to and from unnamed individuals, in which the writer discusses the prevalence of scarlet fever in their hometown of Dyersburg. It also includes an account of the possible sickness of the writer's son, and ends with her calling for the doctor.
[Letter from Johnson to his brother - October 27, 1906]
Letter from "Johnson" to his brother, written on University of Texas at Austin letterhead. The writer discusses getting his friend a job, and references their previous correspondence, asking what the friend might want the writer to send. The envelope is addressed to Mr. B. M. Williams in El Paso, but a handwritten note on the back says: "Opened by mistake by B. M. Williams - 720 N. Florence." The postmarks on the envelope are from El Paso, TX and Austin, TX.
[Letter from Mrs. B. M. Williams to B. M. Williams, Jr. - February 24, 1907]
Letter from Mrs. B.M. Williams of Gainesville to her son, describing events that have happened at home, including health of family members, the farming business, the weather, and a torrential hail storm. It includes the original envelope, addressed to Mr. B. M. Williams, Jr. in El Paso, Texas.
[Letter from Mrs. B. M. Willliams to B. M. Williams, Jr. - November 5, 1907]
Letter from Mrs. B. M. Williams of Gainesville, Texas to her son B. M. Williams, Jr., discussing previous letters, normal household goings on, church gossip, and domestic chores such as gardening. It includes an envelope addressed to Byrd M. Williams, Jr. in Ogden, Utah.
[Letter from Byrd to Irene - February 22, 1912]
Letter from Byrd to a friend named Irene, in which Byrd suggests remedies for Irene's recent sickness and appears to be responding to Irene's recent letters regarding friends in El Paso, going to see shows, and working to earn money for a trousseau.
[Letter from Frederick Kirby to Hugh Callaway - February 22, 1994]
Letter from Frederick Kirby, one of the killers of Hugh Callaway's friend (Thanh Nguyen), asking Callaway to give the inmate a second chance. It includes the envelope addressed to Callaway.
[Letter from William Waybourn and Dallas Gay Alliance]
Letter from William Waybourn to members of the Dallas Gay Alliance responding to critical remarks made by Don Baker.
[Letter to Phil Johnson - October 4, 1994]
Letter from the Foundation for Human Understanding (AIDS Resource Center) to Phil Johnson announcing the opening of the Phil Johnson Archives and Research Library at the Gay and Lesbian Community Center.
[Letter from Mark White to Richard Peeples - July 7, 1977]
Letter from Mark White, Secretary of State, to Richard Peeples accepting the articles of incorporation for the Dallas Gay Political Caucus.
[Letter to the Editor from Ann Brown - 1983]
Letter from Ann Brown to members of the Dallas Gay Alliance concerning issues during 1983 centering around the AIDS epidemic and the Texas Freedom Festival.
[Letter from Irene Williams to B. M. Williams, February 11, 1923]
Letter from Irene Williams to her husband, complaining that he has not been writing to her and updating him on family and local news. She also enclosed clippings of four newspaper articles on various topics related to El Paso, Texas. The envelope is addressed to Mr. B. M. Williams in Long Beach, California.
[Letter from Phil Johnson to Circle of Friends board members]
Letter from Phil Johnson on Circle of Friends letterhead, written to board members. It includes a brief description and history of the organization and a proposed change to the organizational documents to change the title from "By-Laws" to "Bi-Laws."
[Letter from Hugh Callaway to Frederick Kirby - February 3, 1994]
Letter from Hugh Callaway to one of the killers of his friend, Thanh "Tom" expressing his anger about Kirby's actions.
[Letter from Ronald Woodroof to William Waybourn - September 6, 1988]
Photocopy of a letter from Ronald D. Woodroof to William Waybourn, president of Dallas Gay Alliance, regarding the pneumococcal vaccine. It includes a copy of a press release from the Dallas County Health Department regarding the vaccine.
[Letter from Donald J. Maison, Jr. to Ronald Woodroof - September 7, 1988]
Photocopy of a letter from Donald J. Maison, Jr. to Ronald D. Woodroof clarifying legal advice that he provided to Woodroof regarding a civil action case. He also mentions a phone call regarding a drug protocol that they had discussed. The subject line reads "Dallas Gay Alliance, Inc., et al. vs. Dallas County Hospital District, et al., Civil Action Number CA 3-88-1394-H, In the United States District Court for the Northern District Texas - Dallas Division."
[Letter from H. Clem Mueller, M.D. of Alert Citizens of Texas, Inc. to "Concerned Texan"]
Letter from H. Clem Mueller, M.D. of Alert Citizens of Texas, Inc. to supporters of the corporation "who are concerned about the various threats posed by homosexual conduct to the normal citizens of this State" (p. 3). "BEWARE" is written in red ink on the first page of the letter. In the letter, Mueller cites various studies and statistics about the "Gay Plague" (i.e., AIDS) and includes other warnings about how "homosexuality is extremely dangerous from a public health standpoint" (p. 2). The letter encourages readers to express their concerns about the "Gay Plague" to the Texas Legislature, and asks for financial contributions from the organization's supporters.
[Letter from Jerry Falwell and Liberty Alliance on re-activating Moral Majority]
Letter from Jerry Falwell and the Liberty Alliance asking Falwell's supporters if he should "re-activate the Moral Majority to help bring this nation back to moral sanity" (p. 3). In the letter, Falwell identifies contemporary events in the news which he considers to be evidence of America's moral decline and "the agenda of the homosexuals, abortionists, feminists, New Agers and humanists" (p. 1). Following the letter, there are copies of newspaper clippings of stories that concern Falwell and his supporters, including the issues of abortion and homosexuality. In an "Important Note", Falwell offers to send a VHS videotape of his documentary "The Truth About Aids and Clinton's Hidden Agenda" in exchange for "a gift of at least $35". Finally, the letter includes a "Reply Form to Jerry Falwell" with the question "Should I re-activate MORAL MAJORITY to help bring this nation back to moral sanity?" and an envelope addressed to the Liberty Alliance in Madison Heights, Virginia.
[Letter from Sarah T. Hughes to Norma Payne]
Letter from United States District Judge Sarah T. Hughes to Ms. Norma Payne, in response to a previous letter from Ms. Payne regarding bias against women in law school admission and in the legal profession in general. Judge Hughes describes her admission to and graduation from law school. She writes about the discrimination, or lack thereof, that she encountered as a woman in the law profession and in her later legislative and judicial career.
[Letter from Campbell B. Read to Station Manager of KVTT-FM 91.7, "Request for Equal Time" - May 14, 1983]
Letter from Campbell B. Read, Ph.D. to the Station Manager of the Christian radio station KVTT 91.7 FM in Dallas. Dr. Read is requesting equal time to respond to certain claims made by Dr. Paul Cameron, Dr. Clem Mueller, and a vice officer of the Dallas Police Department on the "Point of View" talk radio program on May 13, 1983. The topic of the talk show was the health aspects of homosexual behavior. Read writes that the Federal Communications Commission requires that radio stations give equal time for rebuttal if "questionable, if not slanderous, statements are made about [minority] groups". Read, who holds a Ph. D. in Statistics, challenges the claims made by the guests on the talk show and claims that their comments about the gay community were indeed slanderous.
[Letter from Jerry Falwell on keeping Old Time Gospel Hour on air]
Letter from Jerry Falwell on his opposition to homosexuality and asking for support in keeping his "Old-Time Gospel Hour" television program on the air. Falwell writes that the Old Time Gospel Hour "is one of the few major ministries in America crying out against militant homosexuals" (p. 1). The letter is printed on what appears to be lined yellow notepad paper.
[Letter from the Mountzire Society]
Letter regarding the creation of a society in support of prohibition. The letter discusses the name (Mountzire Society) and organization of the society including the purpose, meeting times, membership, officers, and governance documents. The letter also includes a list of current subscribers who are members of the society.
[Letter from Cora M. Dodson to Mary Ann Moore and Family, November 24, 1907]
Letter from Cora M. Dodson to Mary Ann Moore and family discussing a recent visit with them. Cora and Madeline have now returned home safely and remembers her trip fondly. There is an envelope addressed to Mrs. Mary Moore, Route 4, Box 25, McKinney, Texas. It is postmarked Dallas, Texas, November 24, 1907, and there is a postmark for McKinney on November 25 on the back.
[Letter to Charles B. Moore, August 1863]
Letters to Charles B. Moore written during the Civil War. In the letter, the author discusses the lives of several family members and friends and how the war is affecting them. He also discusses his allegiance to the Union as well as the sides that many of his friends and family decided to take.
[Letter from James Stuart to L. Moore, September 5, 1832]
Letter from James Stuart to L. Moore. In the letter, Stuart discusses business about a sale made on his account. He talks about past and potential interviews with the President as well as travel plans. Stuart continues to describe various news concerning family and friends.
[Letter from James Stuart to L. Moore, November 4, 1832]
Letter from James Stuart to L. Moore. In the letter, Stuart expresses his concern and anxiety over the news that his "old lady" is not well, and hopes to receive another letter from home. He discusses a his business plans as well as news from a Presbyterian Theological Society camp meeting.
[Letter from H. S. Moore to J. and Ziza Moore, February 8, 1850]
Transcript of a letter to J. and Ziza Moore. Henry has written to Solomon and Sabina, but has not heard from Charles. He talks about the weather and the dances he has been attending. He mentions that his Aunt is going to visit Mary Ann and George Wilson is happy with his land. People are trying to start up businesses of hauling logs. He has to cancel his trip to visit because of the hard economic time he is having. He then goes into detail about the engine he has. Henry then writes to Ziza Moore an anecdote about a man trying to please everyone.
[Letter from H. S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, July 6, 1865]
Letter from H. S. Moore to Charles Moore discussing family news, farming conditions and crops, news related to the Civil War, and news related to local events and people in Mill Creek, Arkansas.
[Letter from J. A. Nimmo to H. S. Moore, July 22, 1875]
Letter from J. A. Nimmo to Henry Moore discussing farm crops and the weather as well as details about the "steam works" that Moore has requested. He also talks about a device that he is thinking of patenting and local news including ways to bring more immigrants to the area and the health of his family and others in the area.
[Letter from J. C. and Mary A. Barr to Charles B. Moore, December 3, 1865]
Letter sent to Charles B. Moore from J. C. Barr discussing oil drilling in Jersey County, the health of acquaintances, railroad construction, farming, weather, as well as other family and local news. The third page of the letter is a segment added by Mary A. Barr discussing family life including visiting and gardening.
[Letter from Ziza Moore and Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, July 18, 1864]
Letter from Ziza and Josephus Moore to Charles Moore regarding local and family news, running off horse thieves, and Josephus' thoughts that a country wherein African Americans can own real estate is better than one constantly at war.
[Letter from W. A. Hays to Charles Moore, September 15, 1870]
Letter from W. A. Hays to Charles Moore, discussing a local drought. Hays is setting up a homestead outside of Howell County, Missouri. Milling has suffered due to low water levels from the drought. He finishes by speaking of wars in Europe and of the city of St. Louis, Missouri.
[Two Letters to Elvira Moore]
First letter to Elvira Moore is from Mary A. Little regarding Little's current health and time in Paris, Texas. Second letter to Elvira Moore is from Charles B. Moore concerning Little's housing and family. Charles also wrote about how his current job was going and future job prospects.
[Two Letters to Linnet, 1898]
Two letters written to Linnet Moore. The first, from E. E. Welherald discusses local news, a church function, and inquires about the well being of Linnet's family. Charles Moore wrote an additional letter to Linnet on the reverse side of E. E. Welherald's letter, wherein he wrote about Welherald, family business, and news. The letters included two envelopes since the first letter and envelope was forwarded after adding notes.
[Letter to Moore, July 16, 1853]
Letter written to a Mr. Moore about the history liquor laws enacted in Portland, the politics behind the passage of the 1851 version of the law, and observations made after it was passed. Author is unnamed, but states he was a member of the senate when the law was passed.
[Letter from Thomas Dyerz to Moore, August 3, 1853]
Letter to Moore from Thomas Dryez regarding the effects of a liquor law passed in Portland and the politicians involved with the law.
[Two Letters from James Stewart]
Letter from James Stewart and Ziza Moore regarding legalities involved with a patent. The reverse contains a "Coppy [sic] of a letter to [George] Armstrong" discussing patent law.
[Letter to Mary Ann Dodd Moore, January 11, 1914]
Letter written to Mary Moore and family discussing family, livestock, and farm work. The letter is opens with "Dear Aunt and Cousins," so the author is related to Mary Moore. It includes an envelope addressed to Mrs. Mary Moore in Kansas City, Missouri. Some of the text is missing as the pages are torn.
[Letters from Alta Berry and J. H. Berry to Claude D. White, April 11, 1909]
A pair of letters from J.H. and Alta Berry to Claude White describing their experiences on the family farm, including the hassle of keeping turkeys, health issues, keeping servants, and an early frost that may have ruined a cotton crop.
[Letter to Mollie Dodd and Family, February 25, 1914]
Letter from Birdie to Aunt Mollie and family discussing the family's upcoming move to Texas, health, family news, and sewing. Birdie specifically addresses Linnet in the letter as well. It includes an envelope addressed to Mrs. Claude D. White in Kansas City, Missouri. Birdie's last name is not given.
[Letter to Linnet Moore and Family, June 1901]
Letter from an unknown person to Linnet Moore and family discussing daily events, crops, household chores, and news of family and friends. The letter is dated June 20, 1901 and June 21, 1901. It is torn in several places, making it difficult to read. Some of the pages are numbered, and some are not, so it is unclear if the pages are in the correct order.
[Letter from W. Down to Jos. Hochler, September 14, 1871]
Letter from W. Down to Jos. Hochland regarding a question of debts. Down expresses confusion over who is in debt to whom and attempts to present an idea of accounts to Hochland. Investment in a hotel is mentioned.
[Letter to Tyree B. Harris, June 16, 1871]
Letter to Tyree B. Harris regarding a deed, selling gold, and taxes. Another itemized page is mentioned but missing, and the reverse side is blank.
[Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles B. Moore, July 9, 1860]
Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles B. Moore discussing news of friends and family, agriculture, politics, and weather. He writes of the Know-Nothing party and what they have been doing in his area before continuing to speak of other unrelated local matters.
[Two Letters to Charles B. Moore]
Letter to Charles B. Moore from Ziza Moore is on the first three pages and continued on the last page. The last page also contains one letter to Charles B. Moore from Henry S. Moore. Ziza's letter regards events in the area and family and mentions briefly the political climate. Henry's letter regards a liquor law passed in Tennessee.
[Two Letters to Charles B. Moore]
First letter to Charles B. Moore discusses local news, including a recent death, land, and a mill project. Second letter to Charles B. Moore from Elvira Moore about her spending and work as a teacher.
[Letter from Bettie Wallace to Elvira Moore, 1861]
Letter from Bettie Wallace to Elvira Moore and a male relative. Included is local and family news, including marriages, deaths, and Uncle Add buying a slave for $1,000.
[Letter from Claude D. White to Mrs. Claude D. White, September 3, 1917]
Letter from Claude White to his wife in Omaha, Nebraska. He writes about his activity and local news in Dallas, Texas, and inquires about his wife's health and travels.
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to A. S. Priest, August 28, 1900]
Letter from Charles B. Moore to A. S. Priest discussing Charles Moore's declining health and his last wishes should he die in the near future. He mentions a house that he is having built and some things which he wants Mr. Priest to have in the even of his death, and he asks that Mr. Priest not discuss the contents of this letter with Mary or Linnet. Moore also shares something he wrote in his diary the previous night.
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Elizabeth Moore, Matilda Dodd, and Josephus Moore, August 1858]
Letter to Elizabeth Moore (Leiz), Matilda Dodd, and Josephus Moore from Charles B. Moore regarding Moore's activities in Paris, Texas. He wrote about an incident with a local minister and what has happened at the mill.