Portrait of Man

Portrait of Man

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Reverend William A. Nicholas standing, wearing a suit, and holding a hat. He was known as an "unofficial adoption agent" who helped place orphans in new homes in West Texas.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Letter from Linnet, Moore to Mary and Charles Moore, December 21, 1898]

[Letter from Linnet, Moore to Mary and Charles Moore, December 21, 1898]

Date: December 21, 1898
Creator: Moore, Linnet
Description: Letter from Linnet Moore to her parents while she is away at school. She talks of the upcoming Christmas and the celebrations. Students of their costumes for the Christmas ball and who they are going with. The religious ones talk about their church suppers and Christmas services. She is becoming more used to living with Mrs. Rawlings and Lula Dalton. Lula and her two brothers are orphans that were raised by Mrs. Rawlings for a payment of $10.00 each per month since the youngest son, Melvin, was 6 months old. Includes a fragment of the original envelope.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Letter from Leyman Richardson to John Patterson Osterhout, May 14, 1866]

[Letter from Leyman Richardson to John Patterson Osterhout, May 14, 1866]

Date: May 14, 1866
Creator: Richardson, Leyman
Description: Letter from Leyman Richardson to his friend, John Patterson Osterhout, in response to a letter John sent a month earlier. Leyman was grateful to hear that John had survived the Civil War and informed him of what was happening with the Richardson family. The government requested that Leyman be in charge of a school for children who were orphaned by the war, but decided it was too big of a project for his family. Included is an envelope addressed to "John P. Osterhout."
Contributing Partner: Austin College
The Dallas Journal, Volume 43, 1997

The Dallas Journal, Volume 43, 1997

Date: June 1999
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Description: Annual publication containing genealogical information about families in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding area, including family histories, lists of records (births, deaths, registration, etc.), correspondence, and and other documentation. Name index begins on page 121.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society
The Dallas Journal, Volume 42, 1996

The Dallas Journal, Volume 42, 1996

Date: December 1996
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Description: Annual publication containing genealogical information about families in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding area, including family histories, lists of records (births, deaths, registration, etc.), correspondence, and and other documentation. Name index begins on page 121.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society
The Dallas Journal, Volume 49, 2003

The Dallas Journal, Volume 49, 2003

Date: June 2003
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Description: Annual publication containing genealogical information about families in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding area, including family histories, lists of records (births, deaths, registration, etc.), correspondence, and and other documentation. Name index begins on page 129.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society
The Dallas Journal, Volume 47, 2001

The Dallas Journal, Volume 47, 2001

Date: June 2001
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Description: Annual publication containing genealogical information about families in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding area, including family histories, lists of records (births, deaths, registration, etc.), correspondence, and and other documentation. Name index begins on page 117.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society
[News Script: Orphans]

[News Script: Orphans]

Date: August 5, 1956
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Korean orphans being brought to Dallas for adoption.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Clip: Houston Girl Wins Miss Texas Honors, Orphans]

[News Clip: Houston Girl Wins Miss Texas Honors, Orphans]

Date: August 5, 1956
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about the annual Miss Texas Pageant, one about Korean orphans being brought to Dallas for adoption.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Orphans]

[News Script: Orphans]

Date: July 3, 1956
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 arrival of four Korean orphans to the homes of their new Texan foster parents.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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