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[Change of Address Notification, March 12, 1914]

Description: Letter from the U. S. Bureau of Pensions to Loriette C. Redway notifying her that a change of address has been made. Redway is classified in the U. S. Bureau of Pensions as a CIVIL WAR WIDOW.
Date: March 12, 1914
Creator: U. S. Bureau of Pensions
Item Type: Text
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[Check from Levi Perryman to A.D Lunn, October 18, 1914]

Description: Check from Levi Perryman to A.D Lunn for $176.50. The check is from First National Bank in Saint Jo, Texas. The back of the check is endorsed by A.D Lunn, and there are 3 stamps on the check. The first is from Farmers and Merchants National Bank in Nocona, Texas; the second is from American Exchange National Bank in Dallas, Texas; and the last one is a stamp that says "Paid" from the Citizens National bank in Saint Jo, Texas.
Date: October 28, 1914
Creator: Perryman, Levi
Item Type: Legal Document
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[Check from Levi Perryman to L. B. Hord, November 11, 1914]

Description: Check from Levi Perryman to L.B Hord for $5.50. The check is from the First National Bank in Saint Jo, Texas. The back of the check is endorsed by a L.B Hord and John Hudson. There are also two stamps on the back of the check. One is from First National Bank in Bowie, Texas on November 17, 1914. The other stamp is from Lindsay National Bank in Gainesville, Texas on November 17, 1914.
Date: November 11, 1914
Creator: Perryman, Levi
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Check from Levi Perryman to T.R. Culver, November 12, 1914]

Description: Check from Levi Perryman to T.R. Culver for eleven dollars on November 12, 1914. The Check is from The First National Bank in Saint Jo, Texas. The back of the check is endorsed by T.R Culver and J. Tillman. The stamp on the front of the check is signed November 14, 1914.
Date: November 12, 1914
Creator: Perryman, Levi
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Christmas Card from Mettie Rucker, December 1914]

Description: Christmas card from Mettie Rucker. On the front is a picture of mistletoe and a cabin in a snow-covered forest. On the inside is a Christmas poem by H. M. Burnside.
Date: December 1914
Creator: Rucker, Mettie
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope addressed to Loriette C. Redway, March 17, 1914]

Description: Envelope from the U. S. Bureau of Pensions, addressed to Loriette C. Redway in Chattanooga, Oklahoma. The envelope is postmarked 2:30pm, March 17, 1914.
Date: March 17, 1914
Creator: U. S. Bureau of Pensions
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie McKinley to Mollie Moore and Family, October 11, 1914]

Description: Letter to Mollie Moore and family from Birdie McKinley discussing friends and family and a contest she took the children to. She writes of a contest where doctors weighed and measured the children. Envelope is addressed to Linnet Moore.
Date: October 11, 1914
Creator: McKinley, Birdie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Cora Robertson to Linnet White, August 29, 1914]

Description: Letter to Linnet White from Cora Robertson discussing news of friends and family. She writes of her brother dying, family events, and how her husband is taking a course in auto repair.
Date: August 29, 1914
Creator: Robertson, Cora
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Emma E. Walker to Linnet White, February 26, 1914]

Description: Typed letter with handwritten notes from Emma E. Walker of The Ladies Home Journal to Linnet White discussing how to deal with superfluous hair. It includes a typed article titled "Superfluous Hair," which gives detailed instructions regarding the best way to deal with the issue. There is an envelope addressed to Mrs. C. D. White in Kansas City, Missouri.
Date: February 26, 1914
Creator: Walker, Emma E.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Lyle A. Stephenson to Claude D. White, March 27, 1914]

Description: Letter from Lyle A. Stephenson in Kansas City, Missouri to Claude D. White discussing the cancellation of Mr. White's accident insurance policy and the possibility of taking out a life insurance policy. The letter is typed on Mr. Stephenson's company stationary. There is an illustration of a sign post with the following printed on it: "Insurance Service That Serves; Lyle A. Stephenson The Insurer; Don't Forget Tenth St. Entrance R. A. Long Bldg." The phone number and address are printed at the bottom. There is an envelope with Mr. Stephenson's company information printed on it in red, and it is addressed to Mr. Claude D. White in Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: March 27, 1914
Creator: Stephenson, Lyle A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Mrs. A. Jimmer, March 6, 1914]

Description: Letter written by Mrs. A. Jimmer to an unknown person she addresses as "Dear Friend," discussing the receiver's upcoming move from Kansas City to Texas, and news of family and friends. Some of the text is missing because the pages are torn.
Date: March 6, 1914
Creator: Jimmer, A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Mrs. Edgar Smith to Linnet White, July 15, 1914]

Description: Letter to Linnet White from Mrs. Edgar Smith discussing news of family and friends. She writes of her children and the poor health of her niece as well as plans to see Linnet.
Date: July 15, 1914
Creator: Smith, Mrs. Edgar
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Mrs. Edgar Smith to Linnet White, November 9, 1914]

Description: Letter to Linnet White from Mrs. Edgar Smith discussing her house guests, work, new home, and daughter. She writes in detail about her new, spacious home and mentions how her daughter will be starting school soon.
Date: November 9, 1914
Creator: Smith, Mrs. Edgar
Item Type: Letter
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[Letter from Mrs. Edgar Smith to Mary Moore, July 15, 1914]

Description: Letter to Mary Moore from Mrs. Edgar Smith discussing her family and health. She writes of her daughter's ringworm and her own concerns of her feet and limbs swelling.
Date: July 15, 1914
Creator: Smith, Mrs. Edgar
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Linnet White, January 9, 1914]

Description: Letter from Sally Thornhill to Linnet White and family discussing a favor Linnet had done for Sally, crops, raising chickens, and family news. It includes an envelope addressed to Mrs. Claude White in Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: January 9, 1914
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Dodd Moore, June 25, 1914]

Description: Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Dodd Moore discussing events since receiving Mary's letter in May, the hot, dry weather in June, troubles with farming, family news, and health issues. Sally includes a note to Linnet Moore instructing her to tell Ruth something for her. It includes an envelope addressed to Mrs. Mary Moore in Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: June 25, 1914
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sylvanus and Vertie Peterson to Claude D. White and Family, March 24, 1914]

Description: Letter from Sylvanus and Vertie Peterson to Mr. Claude White and family in Fort Worth discussing the White family's recent move from Kansas City to Texas. It also includes a poem. The letter is written on stationary with a photograph at the top captioned "The Old Homestead." There is a man standing with horse in front of a house in the photograph.
Date: March 24, 1914
Creator: Peterson, Sylvanus
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from W. J. and Birdie McKinley to Mrs. Moore, Claude and Linnet White, and Wilie, March 19, 1914]

Description: Letter from Birdie McKinley to Mrs. Moore, Claude and Linnet White, and Wilie. talks about the weather and how everyone is doing. He wants to send Birdie to visit them since they aren't coming to Tennessee. He says that a lot has happened recently, the National Bank got robbed. He hopes they like Fort Worth. He talks about the baby Mary Louise. He bought something by the head rather than by the pound, and hopes to make some money off of it. He asks about Ruth and Frank asks about her too. He took pictures of Lillian and he will send some pictures and one of the cabin they were going to stay in. Birdie hopes they are settled into their new house in Fort Worth. She says they are all doing well. She talks about her baby and how Frank adores her. She also mentions the bank being robbed. If the fire hadn't been put out they would not have known the bank was robbed. She says she is slower at sewing, but the children do take up a lot of her time. Especially Harry who has been sick all winter. She gives news on everyone and hopes they will come visit during the summer. She is sending pictures they took with a rented Kodak two weeks ago.
Date: March 19, 1914
Creator: McKinley, W. J. & McKinley, Birdie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from William J. McKinley October 11, 1914]

Description: Letter from William J. McKinley to a group of unnamed people, possibly including Ruth White, regarding family and visiting each other.
Date: October 14, 1914
Creator: McKinley, William J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections