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Dead Duck, Galveston, Texas, 1985
Photograph of a dead duck laying on the sand with its neck down next to a large piece of driftwood. Taken in Galveston, Texas.
[Letter from D. S. Kennard, February 2,1862]
Letter from D.S. Kennard to his mother regarding the letter he received from her and Jenni. He mentions the health of everyone, and he also mentions a case where a hundred were killed.
[Letter from D. S. Kennard to A. D. Kennard Jr., February 2,1862]
Letter from D.S. Kennard to his father regarding his health and the weather. He also discusses the battle where a hundred Yankees died. He mentions the prices of food, shoes, and books. He comments on the poor food they are eating, but is willing to suffer as long as he can fight for independence.
[Letter from D. S. Kennard to A. D. Kennard Jr., January 29,1862]
Letter from D.S. Kennard to his father A.D. Kennard regarding the health of his company and of himself. He mentions a battle which took place in Kentucky and comments on muskets.
[Letter from D. S. Kennard to his Father, March 4, 1862]
A letter from D.S. Kennard to his father, stating that not much is happening, but his regiment may soon be sent to Arkansas, He also discusses the high price of commodities and dry goods.
[Letter from D. S. Kennard to his Father, March 20, 1862]
Letter from D.S. Kennard to his father informing him that his regiment will be leaving for Arkansas in two weeks. They will be marching between the Trinity and Brazos Rivers and maybe through Waxahachie
[Letter from David S. Kennard to his sister, March 24, 1862]
Letter from David S. Kennard from Eagle Grove, Galveston County, to his sister discussing a fire in Houston and his regiment's plans to march to Arkansas. He is not sure if he will get to go home on the way. He received a letter from John Hawthorp saying their relations were well. Also mentioned in the letter is that three or four of the boys have measles.
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 28, 1865]
Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: a discussion regarding finance; news concerning the financial situations of family; a dialogue regarding crops to be planted and animals to be raised; news about Frank becoming Chancery Clerk and his plans to study law; news about Kate and her portion of the family's land which will be farmed on a small scale between Frank, Maud, and Kate; financial advice from Maud and news about a real estate transaction in Bolivar; a discussion about the state of society in Bolivar; a dialogue about David moving; updates on the lives and health of family and friends; a discussion about endeavoring to be a pious christian; and a dialogue concerning David's debt to Maud.
[Minutes of the TXSSAR Board of Managers Meeting: October 30, 2011]
Minutes of the Texas Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (TXSSAR) Board of Managers meeting covering the general session, held October 30, 2011 at the Hilton Galveston on the Seawall, in Galveston, Texas. It includes information about the committees and business covered by the attending members.
[News Clip: Accident (Galveston ship)]
Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a cargo ship, Stella Lykes, in Galveston that crashed into Pier 10 causing damage to buildings and nearby machinery. This story aired at 12:00 P.M.
[News Clip: Alicia update]
Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 6 P.M.
[News Clip: Analysis pkg]
Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 10 P.M.
[News Clip: Galveston Fire]
Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story by Phil Archer about a fire in the historical district of Galveston, Texas and the destruction of two historical buildings, the Galveston Labor Temple and the Old Washington Hotel. Archer discusses the imapct of downed power lines from Hurricane Alicia on the response time of the fire department. The footage includes firefighters on the scene and an interview with an unidentified man about the historical structures. This story aired at 5:00 P.M.
[News Clip: Galveston shrimpers]
Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 6 P.M.
[News Clip: Overview]
Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 10 P.M.
[News Clip: Storms of century]
Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about advances in technology that allow the more accurate prediction of severe storm movement and more advanced warning for communities in the storm path. The story also discusses storms that were on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) list of top weather events in terms of damage and cost including the 1900 hurricane in Galveston, Texas, the 1993 Hurricane Andrew in South Florida and Louisiana, the great Midwest flood of 1993, and El Nino related weather events in the early 1980s and late 1990s. This footage includes storm damage, archival footage of Galveston, meteorologists at work at the National Weather Service, and an unidentified man speaking about the history of weather systems. This footage was broadcast at 5pm.
[News Clip: Texas City]
Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a hydrofluoric acid spill. The footage shows evacuees at the Texas City Evacuation Center as well as a church, hospital, and community meeting. The story aired at 5:00 P.M.
[News Clip: Texas city KPRC/PKG]
Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 5 P.M.
[News Clip: Untitled]
Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
[News Script: Airman confesses murdering family]
Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the extrication and arrest of airman Ellis Lauhon for the murder of Ruby McPherson, her son George McPherson, and her mother Zola Norman.
[News Script: Cancer Claims Life of Babe Zaharias]
Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about woman athlete Babe Didrikson Zaharias and her death of cancer.
[News Script: Carla]
Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the damage that Hurricane Carla has caused, including 39 deaths.
[News Script: Cindy]
Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story.
[News Script: Dallas Eagles begin workouts]
Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Dallas Eagles undergoing spring training in Galveston.
[News Script: Explosion]
Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an explosion at the Union Carbide Company in Texas City, Texas taking 3 lives.
[News Script: Galveston]
Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the commencement of Galveston's vacation season which was celebrated with festivities in a grand event called, Splash Day.
[News Script: Galveston seawall unit dedicated]
Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the dedication of a 3-mile extension of the Galveston sea wall, built to accommodate the expanding city.
[News Script: Hurricane]
Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the damage and floods of hurricane Carla.
[News Script: Miss Texas]
Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the annual Miss Texas beauty contest in Galveston.
[News Script: New hospital is dedicated]
Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the dedication ceremony for a new hospital at the University of Texas Medical School in Galveston.
[News Script: New refining unit dedicated]
Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the dedication of a new oil refinery unit within the Pan American Refining Corporation in Texas City.
[News Script: Nixon]
Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the arrival of Vice-President Richard M. Nixon in Galveston to speak at a convention of the Texas Press Association.
[News Script: North Texas girls in splash day contest]
Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about women from North Texas leaving aboard a flight to Galveston to compete in the annual Splash Day beauty contest.
[News Script: Off to Europe]
Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about U.S. troops boarding transport ships in Galveston to join Atlantic Pact forces in Europe under General Eisenhower.
[News Script: Oklahoma City Indians]
Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Oklahoma City Indians beginning their Texas League spring training in Galveston.
[News Script: Photographers select queen]
Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Splash Day in Galveston where close to 100,000 people came out for the opening of Galveston beach and the National Press Photographers Queen Contest.
[News Script: Q 1/2 avenue]
Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about confusion among postal workers in Dallas over a package sent to a mysterious address in Galveston.
[News Script: Queens crowned]
Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about celebrations marking the start of summer beach season in Galveston, along with a brief story about beauty contests in Dallas.
[News Script: Salvage freighter]
Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a freighter that washed ashore, with four high school students laying claim to the salvage rights; they were however, unable to tow the freighter off the beach.
[News Script: Seaweed]
Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about cleanup on Galveston's East Beach after a Hurricane Carla washed seaweed onto the beach.
[News Script: Ship]
Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the British Royal Navy flagship Kenya visiting Texas ports as part of an international relations event between countries.
[News Script: Ship]
Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Texas A&M's a freight and supply ship that changed its signature to the R. V. Alaminos.
[News Script: Splash day]
Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the annual Splash Day celebration at Galveston beach.
[News Script: Splash Day]
Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Splash Day, a celebration and beauty pageant marking the beginning of vacation season for Galveston's beaches.
[News Script: Splash day]
Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Miss All America City Splash Day beauty contest held in Galveston, Texas.
[News Script: Splash Day opens Galveston Beach]
Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the events of Splash Day at Galveston Beach.
[News Script: Splash day parade]
Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a giant parade that took place along the Seawall boulevard in Galveston. There are bands, drill teams, and floats.
[News Script: Texas City]
Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about cleanup after Hurricane Carla hit the Gulf Coast.
[News Script: Texas news review]
Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering major Texas news stories from the past week.
[News Script: Texas news review]
Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering major Texas news stories from the past week.