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[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 28, 1865]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 28, 1865]

Date: September 28, 1865
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: a discussion regarding finance; news concerning the financial situations of family; a dialogue regarding crops to be planted and animals to be raised; news about Frank becoming Chancery Clerk and his plans to study law; news about Kate and her portion of the family's land which will be farmed on a small scale between Frank, Maud, and Kate; financial advice from Maud and news about a real estate transaction in Bolivar; a discussion about the state of society in Bolivar; a dialogue about David moving; updates on the lives and health of family and friends; a discussion about endeavoring to be a pious christian; and a dialogue concerning David's debt to Maud.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Letter from D. S. Kennard, February 2,1862]

[Letter from D. S. Kennard, February 2,1862]

Date: 1862-02-02~
Creator: Kennard, D. S.
Description: Letter from D.S. Kennard to his mother regarding the letter he received from her and Jenni. He mentions the health of everyone, and he also mentions a case where a hundred were killed.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Letter from D. S. Kennard to A. D. Kennard Jr., February 2,1862]

[Letter from D. S. Kennard to A. D. Kennard Jr., February 2,1862]

Date: 1862-02-22~
Creator: Kennard, D. S.
Description: Letter from D.S. Kennard to his father regarding his health and the weather. He also discusses the battle where a hundred Yankees died. He mentions the prices of food, shoes, and books. He comments on the poor food they are eating, but is willing to suffer as long as he can fight for independence.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Letter from D. S. Kennard to A. D. Kennard Jr., January 29,1862]

[Letter from D. S. Kennard to A. D. Kennard Jr., January 29,1862]

Date: 1862-01-29~
Creator: Kennard, D. S.
Description: Letter from D.S. Kennard to his father A.D. Kennard regarding the health of his company and of himself. He mentions a battle which took place in Kentucky and comments on muskets.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Letter from D. S. Kennard to his Father, March 4, 1862]

[Letter from D. S. Kennard to his Father, March 4, 1862]

Date: March 4, 1862
Creator: Kennard, D. S.
Description: A letter from D.S. Kennard to his father, stating that not much is happening, but his regiment may soon be sent to Arkansas, He also discusses the high price of commodities and dry goods.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Letter from D. S. Kennard to his Father, March 20, 1862]

[Letter from D. S. Kennard to his Father, March 20, 1862]

Date: March 20, 1862
Creator: Kennard, D. S.
Description: Letter from D.S. Kennard to his father informing him that his regiment will be leaving for Arkansas in two weeks. They will be marching between the Trinity and Brazos Rivers and maybe through Waxahachie
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Letter from David S. Kennard to his sister, March 24, 1862]

[Letter from David S. Kennard to his sister, March 24, 1862]

Date: March 24, 1862
Creator: Kennard, David S.
Description: Letter from David S. Kennard from Eagle Grove, Galveston County, to his sister discussing a fire in Houston and his regiment's plans to march to Arkansas. He is not sure if he will get to go home on the way. He received a letter from John Hawthorp saying their relations were well. Also mentioned in the letter is that three or four of the boys have measles.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Clip: Texas City]

[News Clip: Texas City]

Date: November 1, 1987
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a hydrofluoric acid spill. The footage shows evacuees at the Texas City Evacuation Center as well as a church, hospital, and community meeting. The story aired at 5:00 P.M.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Airman confesses murdering family]

[News Script: Airman confesses murdering family]

Date: July 3, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the extrication and arrest of airman Ellis Lauhon for the murder of Ruby McPherson, her son George McPherson, and her mother Zola Norman.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Cancer Claims Life of Babe Zaharias]

[News Script: Cancer Claims Life of Babe Zaharias]

Date: September 27, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about woman athlete Babe Didrikson Zaharias and her death of cancer.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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