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[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

Literature: an illustrated Weekly Magazine, Volume 1, Number 31, September 22, 1888

Description: Weekly literary magazine that contains articles and excerpts on various topics as well as advertisements; according the to the cover, it includes "Criticism, Biography, News, [and] Selected Readings." Contents for this issue: Paul Hamilton Hayne. With portrait; Poems by Paul H. Hayne: The Solitary Lake, Krishna and His Three Handmaidens, Lyric of Action, Hopes and Memories, The Spirea, Bryant Dead, The Supreme Hour, The Woodland Phases, Soul-Advances, The Poet's Mind; Davidson's "Poetry of the Future"; Longfellow's "Hiawatha"; and About Rhythm.
Date: September 22, 1888
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Salt Lake City Tourist's Guide

Description: Tourist guide to Salt Lake City, Utah, put out by Rio Grande Western Railway. It includes descriptions, illustrations, and directions to various places in the city including the Mormon Temple and Tabernacle; the Knutsford Hotel; state, county, and city government buildings; and scenery. Other sections of the guide contain interesting facts and figures about the area as well as a directory of places not described: Asylums, Hospitals, Homes; Assemblies, Unions etc.; Cemeteries; Churches; Clubs; Colleges and Schools; Halls and Buildings; Hotels and Apartments; Lodges and Orders; Libraries; Daily Papers; Railroads; Societies; Theatr[es]; Offic[es...]; Parks and Public Places. A large segment of this book is missing at the bottom, along the spine.
Date: unknown
Creator: Rio Grande Western Railway Company
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Farmer's Tale

Description: Handwritten autobiographical manuscript describing the author's thoughts and memories, starting with notes about the his father who was a farmer in Virginia. There appear to be several sections, including one labeled "To my MOTHER November 1st 1848"; that section is also signed by C. B. Moore. A portion of the pages near the lower-right corner is missing and several pages at the end of the booklet are blank. Some text on the cover is repeated on the first page.
Date: 1848~
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Personal Note Book, 1846]

Description: A book of poems and quotations, some written by Charles Moore and others transcribed from the works of other authors.
Date: 1864~
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Poem by Charles B. Moore]

Description: A poem by Charles Moore about soldiering during the Mexican-American War.
Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Poem
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Ziza Moore and Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, July 18, 1864]

Description: Letter from Ziza and Josephus Moore to Charles Moore regarding local and family news, running off horse thieves, and Josephus' thoughts that a country wherein African Americans can own real estate is better than one constantly at war.
Date: July 18, 1864
Creator: Moore, Josephus C. & Moore, Ziza
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of Three Unknown Children]

Description: Photograph of three unknown children, two boys and one girl. The older boy and girl are sitting on boxes. The two boys are wearing white shirts and shorts. The girl is wearing a striped dress. They are pictured in front of a wooden fence.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Portrait of an Unidentified Woman]

Description: Photograph of a woman. Her hair is up and she is wearing a dark coat over her matching blouse. At the bottom of the front side is written "A. D. Backstrom, Burnet, Texas."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Portrait of an Unknown Woman]

Description: Photograph of an unknown woman. She is wearing a dark bow in her hair and white coat with a matching blouse. Along the outer edges of the picture are light stains.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Portrait of Will Henry]

Description: Photograph of a young boy. He is sitting and wearing a white outfit. On the back is written "Will Henry 7 months."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Portrait of an Unknown Girl]

Description: Photograph of a young girl. She is standing with her hands on her hips. She is wearing a dark dress with puffy sleeves and her hair up.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of Lillie Moore, Ela Christian, and Elise Wright]

Description: Photograph of three women sitting together. They are all wearing white blouses and two of them are wearing white skirts while the other is wearing a dark one. Handwriting on the back of the photo says "Lillie Moore, Brady, Texas; Ela Christian, Antelope, Texas; Elise Wright, Ha[...]d, Texas."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of the Williams family]

Description: Photograph of four children. One young girl is wearing a dark dress and sitting beside a baby that is wearing a white dress. An older girl is sitting in the back in a dark blouse. A young boy is sitting on his knees and is wearing a bow tie and collared shirt. In the middle is a cat sitting on a foot rest. On the back is written: "To Mrs. and Mr. White from Ida + many Williams."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections