Wheat Display at Fair

Wheat Display at Fair

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a fair display. Depicted beneath and in-between streamers are piles of good and bad seeds, milling, flour and bread. The labels on the back row read, from left to right, "Seed Approved Quality, Good Milling Quality, Good Flour, and Light Fluffy". The front row, from left to right, reads, "Seed, Undesirable Quality, Inferior Flour, and Soggy-Heavy." In front these piles is a lable reading "Booker". At the bottom, written in pen, are the words "Our Fair in Lipscomb KB".
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
[Harvesting wheat on Hamlyn Morgan Farm, east of Lewisville]

[Harvesting wheat on Hamlyn Morgan Farm, east of Lewisville]

Date: c. 1920
Creator: Browder, H. F.
Description: Black and white (faded) of harvesting wheat on Hamlyn Morgan Farm, located east of Lewisville, near Herbon. Back view of Combine in the crop field. Taken and collected by H.F.Browder, former County Agent, Denton County.
Contributing Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum
Grain Harvesting

Grain Harvesting

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of Joe Monroe, Dave Poindexter, Will, Fred and Otto McKinley harvesting grain. The farmers are all wearing hats and standing on piles of grain stacked onto horse-drawn wagons.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary Ann Dodd and Charles B. Moore, October 31, 1882]

[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary Ann Dodd and Charles B. Moore, October 31, 1882]

Date: October 31, 1882
Creator: Dodd, Matilda
Description: Letter from Matilda Dodd to her daughter, discussing family news and discusses unhappiness that she has to move out of her house so her son and daughter-in-law can move in and they don't seem to appreciate it. Many people have colds and she recommends a cure for the chills of hop bitters. Also mentions dry weather, along with flies and grasshoppers is damaging the wheat crop.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Tarply, E. D. to Charles B. Moore, December 6, 1891]

[Letter from Tarply, E. D. to Charles B. Moore, December 6, 1891]

Date: December 6, 1891
Creator: Tarply, E. D.
Description: Letter from E. D. Tarply to Charles Moore in December of 1891. The letter has split along the folds, which has caused the loss of some of the contents. He writes about his children's schools. He also give news about the weather; milling corn and wheat; the health of family and friends; and that he hoped to go to the Columbia Exposition.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles B. Moore, October 16, 1891]

[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles B. Moore, October 16, 1891]

Date: October 16, 1891
Creator: Dodd, Matilda & McGee, Dinkie
Description: Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles Moore in which she updates them on her and her family's health; the weather; the crops; the new house Mrs. Ellis is building; taking rags to a weaver; hunting for chestnuts; Frank Albright studying to be a lawyer; and the children and their schools. Dinkie wrote part of the letter. She gave updates on the health of friends and family; the sowing of wheat; the weather and how that has affected her flowers; new shoes; and the chores Birdie does before she goes to school. She also comments on how Birdie is smart about work, but not about book learning.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Linnet and Claude White, October 30, 1901]

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Linnet and Claude White, October 30, 1901]

Date: October 30, 1901
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to Claude and Linnet Moore White in which he tells them about the activities at the house and on the farm. He gives them the news on the sale of his crops. He also discusses the activities of neighbors, friends, and family.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from Addison Wilson to Charles B. Moore, September 1, 1861]

[Transcript of Letter from Addison Wilson to Charles B. Moore, September 1, 1861]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Addison Wilson to Charles B. Moore discussing recent news of family and friends, local elections, farming, and the weather.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Charles B. Moore, March 23, 1891]

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Charles B. Moore, March 23, 1891]

Date: March 23, 1891
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Description: Letter from Laura Jernigan to Charles Moore in which she updates him on her family's health, the weather, and the crops. She discusses her children's schooling, as well as the hired hands and complains that she has not heard from some family members. She writes of receiving photographs of family members and request images of the Moore family.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore and Birdie McGee, November 9, 1897]

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore and Birdie McGee, November 9, 1897]

Date: November 9, 1897
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore and Birdie McGee in which he updates them on the cold weather; harvesting pears with Linnet; and the successes and failures of the garden and the crops. He also talks about the continuing construction on the house. He says that Billy Smith's daughter died.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
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