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[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
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[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

[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
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[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
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[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
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[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 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 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

[Letter from H. S. Wysong to Claude D. White, September 6, 1909]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by H. S. Wysong and is addressed to Claude D. White. In this letter, Wysong discusses an approval for an extension of White's note, notes that business is picking up, and details that cotton won't last long. He closes the letter by noting that he hope all of White's family is well. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: September 6, 1909
Creator: Wysong, H. S.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from H. S. Wysong to Claude D. White, September 23, 1909]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by H. S. Wysong and is addressed to Claude D. White. Wysong discusses a draft and a check he has made out of White's account. He updates White on the bank's business and closes the letter noting that he hopes this letter finds White and his family well. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: September 23, 1909
Creator: Wysong, H. S.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. E. Gibson and H. S. Wysong to Claude D. White, September 15, 1909]

Description: This is a letter for the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a letter from J. E. Gibson and H. S. Wysong to Claude D. White. In this letter, Gibson and Wysong discuss a meeting that all of the bank's shareholders must attend. The topic of the meeting is the required choice that banks in Texas must make between the Bond security system or the assessment plan of guarantee. The documents states that once the shareholders have made a choice, the bank must notify the Commissioner of Insurance and Banking by October 1, 1909. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: September 15, 1909
Creator: Gibson, J. E.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. W. Berry to Claude White, August 8, 1909]

Description: Letter from J. W. Berry to Claude White in which he describes the drought and its impact on the crops. He also writes about the work he has put in to the farm and says that he would like to stay there for four or five years.
Date: August 8, 1909
Creator: Berry, J. W.
Item Type: Letter
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[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore, Claude and Linnet White, November 15, 1909]

Description: Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore, Claude and Linnet White. She recovered quicker than she thought, it was almost like when she hurt her hip. She mentions they need rain for the wheat. She talks about the hogs and the fruits that are ripe. Since she got hurt she is unable to go visit friends. She asks for information on everyone. She received news from Camilla. Alice Wright visited her, she has been treated for dropsy in Fort Worth. Bettie Keller is not well. She mentions Nannie's baby. She tells Mary who is getting married. She is sorry about writing in pencil and talks about Bertha's baby. She asks for information on the kin she has in McKinney. She gives an update on all of their friends.
Date: November 15, 1909
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from the United States Civil Service Commission to Claude D. White, December 16, 1908]

Description: Letter from the United States Civil Service Commission to Claude D. White regarding Mr. White's scores for the examination he recently took. It is signed by Charles Hendricks, Secretary of the Ninth Civil Service District. He has scores for spelling, arithmetic, letter-writing, penmanship, and copying from plain copy. A large piece of the paper has been torn away. There is an envelope addressed to Claude D. White at 3227 Pratt St. in Omaha, Nebraska. The return address is for the United States Civil Service Commission, Ninth U.S. Civil Service District, Old Custom House, St. Louis, Missouri. It is postmarked St. Louis, December 16, 1908, and there are handwritten notes in pencil on the back.
Date: December 16, 1908
Creator: United States Civil Service Commission
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from W. J. McKinley to Claude D. White, December 12, 1909]

Description: Letter from W. J. McKinley to Claude D. White. He comments that Birdie will be living in her grandfather's house that is being redone. He would like to have them come visit him. He plans to stay where he is because otherwise he couldn't bring Birdie with him. He talks about farm land selling and the nice profit people are making. He thinks there are good opportunities in Washington and Oregon. He would like them to come visit for Christmas.
Date: December 12, 1909
Creator: McKinley, W. J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter to Claude D. White]

Description: Letter concerning a purchase at $70. Two blank checks for the Melissa State Bank are included. Also a card of the bank's statement and list of directors and stockholders.
Date: November 16, 1909
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections