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[Bill from Wise Memorial Hospital to Claude D. White]

Description: Bill for Mrs. Moore at Wise Memorial Hospital. For 12 days at the hospital and a nurse fee. It says Paid in full at the bottom, but is ripped.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wise Memorial Hospital
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Building Permit, November 3, 1909]

Description: Building permit issued in Omaha, Nebraska to Claude D. White. A two dollar fee was paid for this permit.
Date: November 3, 1909
Creator: White, Claude
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Contract for telephone service, February 25, 1910]

Description: Contract for telephone service from the Nebraska Telephone Company. The contract is for Claude D. White. It states that White will pay $2.50 on the first day of the month for telephone service. The document is signed by White and the company's contract agent on February 25, 1910.
Date: February 25, 1910
Creator: White, Claude D.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Customer's draft, August 19, 1909]

Description: Customer's draft for Claude D. White from Merchant's National Bank in Omaha, Nebraska. The draft is for the transfer of two hundred dollars to the Melissa State Bank in Melissa, Texas. The draft is dated August 19, 1909. The document has two stamps from the Melissa State Bank indicating that the sum of two hundred dollars was paid on August 20, 1909 and August 22, 1909.
Date: August 19, 1909
Creator: White, Claude D.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Customer's Draft, January 13, 1910]

Description: Customer's draft for Claude D. White from Merchant's National Bank in Omaha, Nebraska. The draft is for the transfer of nine hundred dollars to the Melissa State Bank in Melissa, Texas. The draft is dated January 13, 1910. The document has one stamp from the Melissa State Bank indicating that the sum of nine hundred dollars was paid on January 17, 1910.
Date: January 13, 1910
Creator: White, Claude D.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope]

Description: Envelope
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope addressed to Claude D. White]

Description: Envelope addressed to Claude D. White, Omaha, Nebraska, from the Melissa State Bank. Calculations have been made in pencil on the back of the envelope.
Date: November 8, 1909
Creator: Melissa State Bank
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope, February 1, 1910]

Description: Envelope from the Nebraska Telephone Company addressed to C. D. White. The envelope is dated February 1, 1910.
Date: February 1, 1910
Creator: Nebraska Telephone Company
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope for invitation, May 26, 1909]

Description: Envelope for invitation from Mr. and Mrs. William A. Shaw for Mr. and Mrs. Claude White, postmarked in Dallas, Texas.
Date: May 26, 1909
Creator: Shaw, William A.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter for Mrs. White, October 23, 1912]

Description: Letter to Mrs. Linnet White. She says that the past summer was her busiest and shortest, even when the girls were babies. She will tell Linnet about camping later. She had help from Mrs. Chambers, who is now in California. The family sale happened Saturday and almost everything went wrong. The weather was bad. But they had a good time.
Date: October 23, 1912
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from A. S. Hardaway to Claude and Linnet Moore White, May 16, 1909]

Description: Letter from A. S. Hardaway to Claude and Linnet White in which the hardships of cold weather and drought have cut down on the prospects for good crops. The new baby is discussed. His wife is unwell. He has been fishing and is planning to work for wages.
Date: May 19, 1909
Creator: Hardaway, A. S.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Alice Griffin and Birdie McGee to Linnet White, April 12. 1911]

Description: Letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. In Alice Griffin's letter, she notes that she has an experienced x-ray Doctor who has successfully treated a woman with breast cancer. She states that she will talk to her Doctor, but he will want to know specifics about Mary Ann's condition. She mentions that she and Birdie will do all they can for Mary Ann if they decide to go through the Doctor Alice has suggested. She closes by stating that Linnet needs to think this over and write her soon. In the letter written by Birdie, she discusses Mary Ann Moore's grave illness, mentions that Alice has also written about this surprising news, expresses her wishes to see her, and notes that she wants Linnet to write with additional news very soon.
Date: April 12, 1911
Creator: McGee, Birdie & Griffin, Alice
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Alta Berry to Linnet White, September 16, 1909]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Alta Berry and is addressed to Linnet White. In this letter, Berry informs White of the goings-on in McKinney. Berry discusses community news, details Minnie's plans to visit several friends before she goes back to Weatherford, and notes that the weather has been hot and windy, making everything dusty.She mention that John's Cotton crop is good, that he has planted cane, and notes that his corn was not a good crop. She states that she has not had much luck with raising chickens, but has been successful with turkeys. Berry notes the death of Mariah Rucker, and notes that Linnet may already have heard about Rucker's illness and subsequent death. She informs Linnet that Anna was asking about Mary Ann's soap and would like to but it, but wants to know how much Moore is charging for it. She discusses her baby boy and say she wishes Linnet could see him. Berry closes the letter by noting that Linnet must write soon. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: September 16, 1909
Creator: Berry, Alta
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Anne B. McKey to Linnet White, April 27, 1917]

Description: Letter to Linnet White from Anne B. McKey. She wrote to wish Linnet well after her operation and to let her friend know that once Linnet is well, she would like to see her.
Date: April 27, 1917
Creator: McKey, Anne B.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie McKinley to Mary Moore, Claude and Linnet White, June 22, 1909]

Description: Letter from Birdie McKinley to Mary Moore, Claude and Linnet White. She doesn't think they received her last letter. She comments that they have had so much rain and all of the vegetables they have had. Mattie's beau died. She mentions everyone's health and how fast Henry and Lillian are growing. She talks about her chickens. She asks if they plan to come visit in the summer, because she really wants to see them. She comments on the weather and asks if they think about moving to St. Louis. She liked their pictures and asks about Claude's father. She asks for a long letter.
Date: June 22, 1909
Creator: McKinley, Birdie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie McKinley to Mary Moore, Claude, Linnet, and Ruth White, May 2, 1911]

Description: Letter from Birdie McKinley to Mary Moore, Claude, Linnet and Ruth White. She hasn't heard from them and hopes that they are doing well. She wants to go see them, but is worried about Frank's health. She now has help, but is afraid to allow her to help with the baby. She talks about farming. She mentions her chickens. A lot of people ask about them. She mentions how Henry is doing and wishes to see Ruth and for them to see Frank. She talks about Alice and Lillian. She went and visited some people. She wishes that they would write more.
Date: May 2, 1911
Creator: McKinley, Birdie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles L. and Lula Watkins to Claude, Linnet, and Ruth White, January 24, 1917]

Description: Letter to Claude, Linnet, and Ruth White from Charles and Lula Watkins. Charles writes of his sympathies for the passing of Linnet's mother and reflects on the help he received from Linnet's parents when he came to Texas in 1880. Lula writes of how she wants the Whites to visit them when they come to the area.
Date: January 24, 1917
Creator: Watkins, Charles L. & Watkins, Lula
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles L. Watkins to Claude D. White, September 30, 1908]

Description: Letter from Charles L. Watkins to Claude D. White discussing Claude going to Omaha, Nebraska and some upcoming civil service examinations that he can take there for the positions of post office clerk and carrier. There is an envelope addressed to Mr. Claude D. White, R-4 Box 25, McKinney, Texas. The return address for Mr. Watkins is 3416 Pratt [?], Omaha, Nebraska. The envelope is postmarked September 30, 1908.
Date: September 30, 1908
Creator: Watkins, Charles L.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections