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[Envelope addressed to Miss Linnet Moore, October 7, 1897]

Description: Envelope addressed to Miss Linnet Moore in Chambersville, Collin County, Texas. It was sent by Birdie McGee and read by Linnet on October 13, 1987. It is postmarked Gallatin, Tenn. October 7, 1897. The right side of the envelope is torn, and the top right corner, where the stamp would have been, had been cut away. There is some writing in pencil on the back and another postmark from McKinney, Texas on October 9, 1897.
Date: October 7, 1897
Creator: McGee, Birdie
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letters from Alta Berry and J. H. Berry to Claude D. White, April 11, 1909]

Description: A pair of letters from J.H. and Alta Berry to Claude White describing their experiences on the family farm, including the hassle of keeping turkeys, health issues, keeping servants, and an early frost that may have ruined a cotton crop.
Date: April 11, 1909
Creator: Berry, Alta & Berry, J. H.
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 to Mary Ann Dodd Moore, January 11, 1914]

Description: Letter written to Mary Moore and family discussing family, livestock, and farm work. The letter is opens with "Dear Aunt and Cousins," so the author is related to Mary Moore. It includes an envelope addressed to Mrs. Mary Moore in Kansas City, Missouri. Some of the text is missing as the pages are torn.
Date: January 11, 1914
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 to Mollie Dodd and Family, February 25, 1914]

Description: Letter from Birdie to Aunt Mollie and family discussing the family's upcoming move to Texas, health, family news, and sewing. Birdie specifically addresses Linnet in the letter as well. It includes an envelope addressed to Mrs. Claude D. White in Kansas City, Missouri. Birdie's last name is not given.
Date: February 25, 1914
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 to Elvira Moore, February 16th, 1872]

Description: An unsigned letter to Elvira Moore. In it the author writes about local gossip, including numerous deaths and births, house fires, and the treatment of a neighbor's miscarriage.
Date: February 16, 1872
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Two Letters to Linnet, 1898]

Description: Two letters written to Linnet Moore. The first, from E. E. Welherald discusses local news, a church function, and inquires about the well being of Linnet's family. Charles Moore wrote an additional letter to Linnet on the reverse side of E. E. Welherald's letter, wherein he wrote about Welherald, family business, and news. The letters included two envelopes since the first letter and envelope was forwarded after adding notes.
Date: October 30, 1898
Creator: Welherald, E. E. & Moore, Charles B.
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 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 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 to Claude D. White, April 12, 1914]

Description: Letter to Claude D. White in Dallas, Texas from an unknown person discussing a successful operation that Linnet White had and her recovery process. The pages are stained and torn in several places, and the name of the person who wrote the letter is missing.
Date: April 12, 1914
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope addressed to Mrs. Claude D. White, October 24, 1916]

Description: Envelope addressed to Mrs. Claude D. White in Fort Worth, Texas. It is from Hogin & McKinley General Insurance and Long Time Loans in Gallatin, Tennessee. It is postmarked Gallatin, Tenn. October 24, 1916. The top right corner, where the stamp would have been, has been torn off. "R7-Box 52" is written in the bottom left corner.
Date: October 24, 1915
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore, April 20, 1895]

Description: Envelope addressed to Mr. Charles B. Moore in Melissa, Collin County, Texas. It was sent by Will McGee and received on April 24, 1895, according to the hand-written note in the bottom left corner. It is postmarked Gallatin, Tenn. APR 20, 1895. The top right corner, where the stamp would have been, has been cut away.
Date: April 20, 1895
Creator: McGee, Will
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Portions of a Book About Pioneer Narratives]

Description: Portion of Narratives of the Early Settlers of the South-West containing the frontier accounts of Colonel Brown, John Shelby, John Rains, and John Carr. Many pages are partially or entirely missing.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Charles Moore Letter Book]

Description: A ledger containing records of Charles Moore's mail. Includes dates sent and received, whether or not a letter was read, where it was read, where it was mailed and to whom.
Date: January 1865
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Portrait of Unknown Woman]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman, visible from the chest up. She is posed so that she is facing her left and looking back at the camera, with her right pinkie in her mouth. She is wearing a light-colored striped shirt and wire-rim glasses as well as jewelry and her hair is piled on top of her head.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Portrait of Unknown Woman]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman, visible from the shoulders up, facing the camera. She is wearing a light-colored striped shirt with a bow tie, wire-rim glasses, earrings, and a large, dark-colored hat.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Full-Length Portrait of Unknown Woman]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman, standing in front of a backdrop and holding a dark-colored bag in her right hand. She is wearing a light-colored striped shirt with a bow tie, a dark-colored skirt, and light-colored scarf, as well as a large, dark hat with face netting.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

A Lecture on Sectarian Influence in Schools, and on the Sabbath and Sunday Mail Question.

Description: Text of a speech given by J. A. Stewart regarding sectarian influence in schools, mail delivery on Sunday. Contents: The Author's Habit of Thought and his Religion; Reason and Sophistry--A Contrast; Sectarian Influence in Schools; Sabbath Desecration, or Sunday Mails and Monday Elections; The Records of Heaven, or the Vision of Boards, a Poetic Dream.
Date: 1859
Creator: Stewart, J. A.
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Claude D. White to his children, August 27, 1917]

Description: Letter from Claude White to his children in which he inquires about their travels and a missing trunk. He also mentions the little that he's been doing around town, and laments their separation.
Date: August 27, 1917
Creator: White, Claude D.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections