[Letter from Elizabeth Franklin to the Moore family, January 10, 1901]

[Letter from Elizabeth Franklin to the Moore family, January 10, 1901]

Date: January 10, 1901
Creator: Franklin, Elizabeth
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Elizabeth "Bettie" Franklin and is addressed to the Moore family. In the letter, Franklin informs the Moore family that Matilda Dodd has passed way from pneumonia. She discusses the time period right before Dodd passed and describes how the family worked very hard to keep her well with visits from the Doctor and with medicine. The family realized she would not get well and all they could do was keep her comfortable tile she passed. Franklin details how the family and how friends have all helped out during this trying time. This is a fragment of the letter.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
Military Funeral

Military Funeral

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a military funeral in Columbus, New Mexico. Several soldiers are lined up on either side of at least six coffins. Surrounding the group are many soldiers in uniforms and hats. Written across the bottom of the image is, "Impressive Military Funeral, Columbus, N.M." In the bottom left hand corner are the words, "W.M. Horne Co, El Paso, Tex."
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Military Funeral

Military Funeral

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a military funeral in Columbus, New Mexico. Several soldiers are lined up on either side of at least six coffins. Surrounding the group are many soldiers in uniforms and hats. Written across the bottom of the image is, "Impressive Military Funeral, Columbus, N.M." In the bottom left hand corner are the words, "W.M. Horne Co, El Paso, Tex."
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[People in Line to View Lyndon Johnson as He Lies in State]

[People in Line to View Lyndon Johnson as He Lies in State]

Date: 1973
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Description: Photograph of people lined up to view the casket of Lyndon Johnson as he lies in state at the LBJ Library in Austin, Texas. An honor guard of eight military personnel surround the casket to the right.
Contributing Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos
[Alongside the Coffin at Lyndon Johnson's Funeral]

[Alongside the Coffin at Lyndon Johnson's Funeral]

Date: 1973
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Description: Photograph of people standing to the left of Lyndon Johnson's casket. Men in military uniforms salute and two women hold their children close by as they face the military personnel holding a United States flag over the coffin. A young boy salutes.
Contributing Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos
[Coffins]

[Coffins]

Date: 1916~
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of coffins of deceased American soldiers about to be shipped to hometowns. The coffins are sitting on top of crates. There is a wooden building behind the coffins.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library