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[Letter from Birdie McKinley to Linnet White, April 18, 1911]

Description: Letter from Birdie McKinley to Linnet White. She is sorry for always waiting for their letter to respond. She hopes that her mother is doing well and asks for information about her condition to be sent as soon as possible. She would like to go be with them, but she is scared about Frank getting sick. She talks about Aunt Mollie being like grandma, when she broke her hip, she will recover. She is glad Ruth is doing well. She wishes they would come up there and let them help her and her mother. She mentions that it is too wet to garden. She mentions that they are getting older and her husband Will still works from real early until late. She mentions her health problems. Again she wishes they were closer so she could help and asks that they write more often. She hopes that Aunt Mollie will recover.
Date: April 18, 1911
Creator: McKinley, Birdie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie McKinley to Mary Moore, Claude, Linnet, and Ruth White, May 2, 1911]

Description: Letter from Birdie McKinley to Mary Moore, Claude, Linnet and Ruth White. She hasn't heard from them and hopes that they are doing well. She wants to go see them, but is worried about Frank's health. She now has help, but is afraid to allow her to help with the baby. She talks about farming. She mentions her chickens. A lot of people ask about them. She mentions how Henry is doing and wishes to see Ruth and for them to see Frank. She talks about Alice and Lillian. She went and visited some people. She wishes that they would write more.
Date: May 2, 1911
Creator: McKinley, Birdie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie McKinley to Mollie Moore and Family, February 21, 1915]

Description: Letter to Mollie Moore and family from Birdie McKinley discussing family and local health, the sentencing of two men in her town, and miscellaneous news, including some about Christmas, other people who are going to write Mollie, and gardening. Birdie does not mention the crime committed in the case, but that the men involved were sentenced and she does not think they are guilty.
Date: February 21, 1915
Creator: McKinley, Birdie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie McKinley to Mollie Moore and Family, July 18, 1915]

Description: Letter to Mollie Moore and family from Birdie McKinley regarding the bad weather they have been having, her children, visitors she has had, and her garden. Birdie writes of her children coming down with bad colds and a recent Kodak picture they had taken of their family that she might send to Mollie.
Date: July 18, 1915
Creator: McKinley, Birdie
Item Type: Letter
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 Birdie McKinley to Mollie Moore and Linnet White, October 18, 1916]

Description: Letter to Mollie Moore and Linnet White from Birdie McKinley regarding locals events of friends and family. She writes of how many children are in the schools in her area, including Harvard College, her sewing projects with her friends, winter clothes, her new home with access to the city's water, but no electricity, and other topics. On the back of the last page is Linnet's name and address.
Date: October 18, 1916
Creator: McKinley, Birdie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie McKinley to Mollie Moore, January 19, 1915]

Description: Letter to Mollie Moore from Birdie McKinley discussing her Christmas activities. She writes of the horrible weather they have been experiencing, her son playing with his new wagon, and a cold that has been going around because of the changes to the weather.
Date: January 19, 1915
Creator: McKinley, Birdie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles L. and Lula Watkins to Claude, Linnet, and Ruth White, January 24, 1917]

Description: Letter to Claude, Linnet, and Ruth White from Charles and Lula Watkins. Charles writes of his sympathies for the passing of Linnet's mother and reflects on the help he received from Linnet's parents when he came to Texas in 1880. Lula writes of how she wants the Whites to visit them when they come to the area.
Date: January 24, 1917
Creator: Watkins, Charles L. & Watkins, Lula
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Claude D. White, June 11, 1910]

Description: Letter from Claude D. White to the United States Health and Accident Insurance Company in Saginaw, Michigan. The letter outlines the terms of the sale of a piece of White's property to R. H. Landeryou.
Date: June 11, 1910
Creator: White, Claude D.
Item Type: Letter
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

[Letter from Claude D. White to Linnet and Ruth White, August 26, 1917]

Description: Letter to Linnet and Ruth White from Claude D. White. He writes to let Linnet know that he misses them and to inform her of what has been happening in her absence, including the people he has seen around town and a letter he received that was addressed to Linnet.
Date: August 26, 1917
Creator: White, Claude D.
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 Cora Robertson to Linnet White, February 11, 1916]

Description: Letter to Linnet White from Cora Robertson discussing news of family and her vacation in Florida. She writes about how her baby is growing, her other daughter's upcoming birthday, a fishing trip, and some about her experience giving birth five months prior.
Date: February 11, 1916
Creator: Robertson, Cora
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Cora Robertson to Linnet White, January 1, 1915]

Description: Letter to Linnet White from Cora Robertson discussing news of family and briefly about Christmas. She writes about the health conditions of her mother and how they are handling it.
Date: January 1, 1915
Creator: Robertson, Cora
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Cora Robertson to Linnet White, March 2, 1915]

Description: Letter to Linnet White from Cora Robertson discussing her recent visit to Linnet, their daughters, and apologizes for something she said during her visit that might have caused undue worry. Cora's daughter is at boarding school and she writes at length about how much she enjoyed her visit.
Date: March 2, 1915
Creator: Robertson, Cora
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Cora Robertson to Linnet White, March 18, 1917]

Description: Letter to Linnet White from Cora Robertson. She wrote of an upcoming operation Linnet will be having in Omaha and of local news. She includes details about her children, someone who has moved into town and started up a new business, and the weather.
Date: March 18, 1917
Creator: Robertson, Cora
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Cora Robertson to Mrs. Linnet White, April 3, 1912]

Description: Letter to Mrs. Linnet White. She mentions how busy she is. She hopes Mrs. Chambers will be of help with Irene. She still needs to sew dresses for the girls for their vacation. She found out that Marguerite had surgery. She hopes Linnet is doing well. She wants a picture of her mother with the baby. She mentions how everyone is doing. She plans to go to Florida for the winter. She talks about her fruit. She want to see them and ask that they write soon.
Date: April 3, 1912
Creator: Robertson, Cora
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections