[Col. Hugh B. and Helen Moore taking a walk]

[Col. Hugh B. and Helen Moore taking a walk]

Date: 1933 - 1939
Creator: unknown
Description: Helen Moore, wearing dark pants and a dark shirt, and Col. Hugh B. Moore, wearing a long-sleeved dark shirt, dark pants, a hat, and no tie, hold hands while out for a walk on wooded slopes. The photograph was probably taken at the Moore's Rainy Day Ranch near Santa Fe, New Mexico. A small wooden bridge, crossing an arroyo, can be seen behind Mrs. Moore.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Port Arthur, Texas: "Where the Southwest Meets the Old South"]

[Port Arthur, Texas: "Where the Southwest Meets the Old South"]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This film is unedited footage shot by a camera crew intended for a television show; the footage herein concerns events and sites in Port Arthur, Texas. The film begins with footage of a marshy beach, where family groups and individuals play sports, fish and hike. In the marsh, the crew tries to interact with an alligator. The film includes other material of recreational activity, such as: people operating jetskis, rowboats, motorboats, speedboats, sailboats, airboats, fishing boats, and barges; zydeco musicians playing music to restaurant patrons; and men playing frolf and golf. Various local sites of interest captured on film include: a statue of Lt. Richard (Dick) W. Dowling; an off-shore oil rig; local architecture, including the Rainbow Bridge; and the Museum of the Gulf Coast. In an interview at the museum, Dr. Sam Monroe, President of the Port Arthur Historical Society, describes the Port Arthur region as “an area where the Old South meets the Southwest.” Much of the remainder of the film is comprised of footage of a carnival and nighttime parade in celebration of Mardi Gras. At this event, the crew films: carnival rides; parade spectators with Mardi Gras beads; the West Brook High School Navy JROTC and ...
Contributing Partner: UNT Media Library
Souvenir Views of Mineral Wells, Texas

Souvenir Views of Mineral Wells, Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A pamphlet, shaped like a water bottle, with illustrations of the Mineral Wells area. Some pictures include unidentified visitors to the area that are enjoying the outdoor natural beauty. Please note the statement "Patent and Trademark applied for by the Yeager Drug Company" on the lower left-hand portion of the photograph.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, August 22, 1989]

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, August 22, 1989]

Date: August 22, 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, Moore details his trip to Colorado for Mary Ann Moore and Laura Jernigan. He notes the town they are staying in at present, Manitou, and mentions their living quarters. He details the activities they have been experiencing such as hiking, searching for caves, and riding electric trolley's up to Pike's peak. He discusses that once on top of the peak, Linnet decided it would be great to stay in one of the little cottages that line the valley. During their stay in one of these cottages, Linnet, Charles, and their fellow travelers meet an interesting Texan. Charles states to Mary that his only regret is that she and the rest of the family are not able to experience the wonders he is seeing in Colorado. He mentions their plans for that day and describes the landscape for Mary. He discusses the railroad tunnels and the people he sees traveling up and down Pike's Peak on mules. He closes the letter stating he is sending a card that their traveling companion has collected and ...
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, August 24, 1898]

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, August 24, 1898]

Date: August 24, 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, Moore discusses the days agenda and tells Mary they are getting ready for breakfast. He details a conversation he had with the Texan who is bunking next to their room and shares her plans, past and future, for this trip. He notes that they will have a picnic today and that he is collecting items from every where for Mary. He mentions that he met a woman who knew Will Wallace in Grand Junction. He also met an old Tennessean and "got a dollar worth out of him" in conversation. They plan to travel across the mountains on Sunday and do not know yet what route they will take for that expedition. He tells Mary she should go out and make a day out of an excursion somewhere close to home. He states that experiencing nature for one day is worth three days of household chores. He details correspondences received and the picture Linnet after riding up the canyon by mule. He mentions their lunch plans and closes the letter. The envelope is ...
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[On the road to supper in the summer of 1914]

[On the road to supper in the summer of 1914]

Date: 1914
Creator: unknown
Description: Four young men and five young ladies are gathererd along a road in a wooded area. The women are dressed in long white dresses and hats. The men are dressed in suits and boaters. One man, sitting on the ground, holds a large white box. The left-most woman holds a string to another long box, or perhaps a lease on an unseen pet. On the back of the postcard is written: "Summer 1914 on the road to supper" and "Lee McCaughn, W.R. Blocker, Evalyn Davidson, Elisha Meyers, Emma Webster, Henry Foster, Pauline Landrum, Paul Hayes, Sceu [?], Lucile Davidson".
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
Two Men Hiking in Snow

Two Men Hiking in Snow

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of two men wearing heavy clothes, carrying packs, hiking up a snowy mountain with trees.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Letter from Minnie O. Rawlings to Charles B. Moore, October 13, 1901]

[Letter from Minnie O. Rawlings to Charles B. Moore, October 13, 1901]

Date: October 13, 1901
Creator: Rawlings, Minnie O.
Description: This letter is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Minnie O. Rawlings to Charles B. Moore. In this letter, Rawlings informs Moore that she has received the invitation to Linnet's wedding courtesy of her mother and she details that it may be a difficult time for Moore as he will have an empty nest. She wishes a long and full marriage for Linnet and notes that with Linnet's happiness, Mary and Charles will also be happy. She discusses her teaching position in Mexico city, how she enjoys the climate, and how she is well health-wise. She describes the climate in detail and how is affects the growth of flowering plants. She notes that Mexico has an abundance of historical places that would be of interest to Charles, primarily Chapultepec. She describes Chapultepec and the Alameda, noting that the school she teaches at is a half block from the Alameda. She details her plans for Christmas vacation and details upcoming and past events. She closes the letter by sending warms wishes to Mary Ann, Linnet, and Charles. The envelope is included with the letter.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
Fort Davis, view of Post hospital from scenic hiking trail

Fort Davis, view of Post hospital from scenic hiking trail

Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of a view of the Post hospital from a scenic hiking trail in Fort Davis.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Fort Davis, view of Post hospital from scenic hiking trail

Fort Davis, view of Post hospital from scenic hiking trail

Date: August 5, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of a view of the Post hospital from a scenic hiking trail at Fort Davis.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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