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[Letter from Linnet and Ruth White to Claude D. White, August 4, 1917]

Description: Letter from Linnet and Ruth White to Claude D. White. Ruth's letter to her father included a picture that she drew of herself and a man in uniform in front of mountains. Linnet discusses a side trip she plans to take, a visit to Washington Park, and she tells him that she will be heading to Manitou next. There is an envelope addressed to Mr. Claude D. White in Fort Worth, Texas. The envelope is from The Shirley in Denver Colorado. It is postmarked August 5, 1917.
Date: August 4, 1917
Creator: White, Linnet
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Linnet White to Claude D. White, August 1917]

Description: Letter from Linnet White to Claude D. White, whom she addresses as "My dear Dubbie." Linnet and Ruth are in Manitou, Colorado, and she writes that the she feels much better, and that she likes Manitou better than Denver. A friend named Marcellus is staying at the same hotel and is paying for all of their meals. She is also looking forward to Claude joining them in Colorado soon. There is an envelope addressed to Mr. Claude D. White in Fort Worth, Texas. It is postmarked Colorado Springs, Colorado August 6, 1917.
Date: August 1917
Creator: White, Linnet
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Linnet White to Claude D. White, August 1917]

Description: Letter from Linnet White to her husband, Claude D. White discussing the events of her trip to Colorado. She writes that they went to a museum, which Ruth enjoyed, and that she is sick again. There is an envelope addressed to Mr. C. D. White in Fort Worth, Texas. The envelope is from The Shirley Hotel in Denver, Colorado, and there is a graphic of the hotel on it.
Date: August 1917
Creator: White, Linnet
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 Travis Winham to C. B. Moore, September 25, 1882]

Description: Travis left Sherman with Miss Dora and dropped her off with her family. He took the train to visit Bettie Emerson, who was in Eurkea Springs, Arkansas. He is amazed at how big Fort Worth is. He met up with Charley Moore, whose family was in town. He was very thankful for Charley being kind and courteous. He then went to Dallas and between Fort Worth and Dallas he believes that Dallas will be The City in north east Texas. While waiting at the depot he met George Wilson. Mr Hubbard arrived with Debra Collins and Jack's daughters entertained her. Travis thinks Jack is lucky with his family. He met Uncle Sam Moore and all of his children. He called on Bettie Henry several times. He did not see much of Tom Benton. He thanks Charles and Henry Moore and George Wilson, for their hospitality. He hopes to send love to everyone and thanks for the wonderful time he had.
Date: September 25, 1882
Creator: Winham, Travis
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 to Linnet White, August 6, 1917]

Description: Letter to Linnet White, addressed as "My dear Dubbie," discussing Linnet's health, and the writer's plans to meet her in the following week. It is signed "Lovingly, Dubbie." "L. B. Price Merc. Co." is printed on the back of the paper. There is an envelope addressed to Mrs. Claude D. White in Denver. Denver has been crossed out, and Manitou was written underneath. The return address is P.O. Box 1096, Fort Worth, Texas. It is postmarked Fort Worth, Texas August 6, 1917.
Date: August 6, 1917
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter to Linnet White, August 7, 1917]

Description: Letter to Linnet White discussing business and recent news. It is signed "Dubbie." "L. B. Price Merc. Co." is printed at the bottom of the page. There is an envelope addressed to Mrs. Claude D. White in Manitou, Colorado. The return address is P.O. Box 1096, Fort Worth, Texas. It is postmarked Fort Worth, Texas August 8, 1917.
Date: August 7, 1917
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letters from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, April 15-18, 1899]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Lula Dalton and is addressed to Linnet. In this letter, Lula details for Linnet the goings-on in Burnet, Texas. She discusses rainy weather they have been having, memories about Cuckle Burr Hill, updates about friends and their plans, sad news about a friend's death, and a dialogue about going riding with Flora. She details the prayer meeting they attended and how she accepted Jim's invitation to walk her home. She tells Linnet about her trip to Aunt Mat's and that is planning on visiting Linnet and staying for some time. She hopes that the two of them can go to Colorado together. Lula begins another letter the next night, Sunday April 16, 1899. In this letter, Lula continues to update Linnet on the goings-on in Burnet since Linnet's departure. She details what she did on that Sunday and also mentions past happenings with her family. She notes that she has made alterations to her sailor shirt, plans to go to Georgetown for Commencement,needs to make a cake for the Baptist supper, and discusses a conversation she and Jim had about Linnet. The remaining pages of the letter detail friends and town gossip. She closes this letter by noting that she must write to Mr. Taylor and hopes that Linnet has a goodnight. In a letter, written on Tuesday April 18, 1899, Lulu details the events which occurred Monday and they include: baking for the Baptist dinner, going to the depot to welcome the soldiers home, and attending the Baptist dinner. She also notes that she has received her handkerchiefs and is thinking of going to Austin to purchase clothing. She mentions they have planted their garden and closes the letter, wishing Linnet a goodnight.
Date: April 15, 1899
Creator: Dalton, Lula
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Receipt of W. A. Morris, June 12, 1879]

Description: Receipt of W. A. Morris for the sum of $91.49, issued out of County Court of Tarrant County. Signed by G. R. Qsbell and J. M. S. Penderson.
Date: June 12, 1879
Creator: Penderson, J. M. S.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, October 27, 1844]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore regarding political meetings Henry attended for the upcoming presidential election and his opinion about presidential candidate Polk's prospects. He wrote about local news involving marriage, illness, and weather and a song he heard at one of the meetings.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Typed Letter, August 10, 1917]

Description: Typed letter dated August 10, 1917. It is addressed to "My dear Kiddies" and signed "Lovingly Dubbie," and it discusses plans for the writer's upcoming trip to Pueblo and recent news from friends. There is a note written in pencil on the back which says "Colorado letters Aug 1917." The letter mentions that a friend, Mrs. Banard, was "wanting to know how you and Ruthe were," which suggests that the letter is probably from Claude D. White to his wife and daughter, Linnet and Ruth, who have been traveling in Colorado around this time, according to other letters in the collection. There is a letterhead that says "The L.B. Price Mercantile Company Price Building Forth Worth, Tex."
Date: August 10, 1917
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Undated postcard from M. Dorothy Dodd to Mary Moore]

Description: A postcard from M. Dorothy Dodd in Kansas City, Missouri, to Mary Moore. Dodd writes to say that she left Gallatin and hopes to enjoy the "western atmosphere" in Kansas City. She mentions that all are well in Gallatin, and that "Sister" is recovering from a long illness. The postcard, postmarked September 6, is addressed to Mrs. Mary A. Moore in Fort Worth, Texas, Box 52.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dodd, M. Dorothy
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections