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[Card: From Jean to Mike]

Description: A card from Jean Nelson to Mike thanking him for the breakfast and tour of his home.
Date: August 11, 1989
Creator: Nelson, Jean

[Condolences: Bill Hobby]

Description: A letter from Texas Lieutenant Governor, William P. Hobby, sending his condolences to Jean Nelson after the death of her son.
Date: February 22, 1990
Creator: Hobby, William P.

[Confidential Letter: Maison to Martin]

Description: A confidential letter from Don Maison, from the AIDS Services of Dallas, to Jack Martin from the Texas Board of Law Examiners.
Date: July 14, 1994
Creator: AIDS Services of Dallas

[Email: Regarding Bill Nelson]

Description: An email from Karen Estes to William Waybourn sharing a message she received from one of Bill Nelson's previous students.
Date: February 4, 2002
Creator: Estes, Karen

[Email: Stories]

Description: An email from Sue G. Highland to Allison Sitton, Cathy Thomas, Jackie Oncken thanking them for their willingness to share their stories with a congregation.
Date: June 11, 2009
Creator: Highfield, Sue G.

[Fax: Handwritten Letter from Lori Palmer]

Description: A faxed letter from Lori Palmer to Karen Estes or John Thomas to account for her inability to attend Bill Nelson's memorial service.
Date: February 22, 1990
Creator: Palmer, Lori

[Fax: Letter from Vic Basile]

Description: A fax from Vic Basile to John Thomas reflecting on Bill Nelson's life and the relationship Basile had with him.
Date: February 21, 1990
Creator: Basile, Vic

[Handwritten Poem: American History]

Description: A handwritten poem, possibly written by Bill Nelson, announcing the emergence of a new era followed by describing early America, the political atmosphere, and ideals that were present in that time period.
Date: 19uu

[Informational Letter: Community Outreach Center]

Description: An informational letter from the Community Outreach Center listing out programs and events that are aimed at offering assistance to people with HIV/AIDS. This letter was sent to Dennis Vercher at the Dallas Voice, an LGBT publication.
Date: December 1989
Creator: Community Outreach Center

[Letter: Bill Nelson, City Council]

Description: A letter from Bill Nelson to his aunt and uncle, thanking them for contributing to the campaign.
Date: March 19, 1987
Creator: Friends of BIll Nelson for City Council Campaign

[Letter: Bill Nelson, Triland]

Description: A letter from Bill Nelson's campaign addressing zoning issue that Dallas neighborhoods are facing.
Date: 1987
Creator: Friends of Bill Nelson for City Council Campaign

[Letter: Bill Nelson's Schedule]

Description: A letter from Bill Nelson discussing his schedule and expressing some of his recent emotions and frustrations.
Date: August 1981
Creator: Nelson, William H., Jr. (Bill)

[Letter: Bill to Mike]

Description: A letter from Bill Nelson to Mike discussing his time abroad on a cruise.
Date: September 29, 1986
Creator: Nelson, William H., Jr. (Bill)

[Letter from Campbell B. Read to Station Manager of KVTT-FM 91.7, "Request for Equal Time" - May 14, 1983]

Description: Letter from Campbell B. Read, Ph.D. to the Station Manager of the Christian radio station KVTT 91.7 FM in Dallas. Dr. Read is requesting equal time to respond to certain claims made by Dr. Paul Cameron, Dr. Clem Mueller, and a vice officer of the Dallas Police Department on the "Point of View" talk radio program on May 13, 1983. The topic of the talk show was the health aspects of homosexual behavior. Read writes that the Federal Communications Commission requires that radio stations give equal time for rebuttal if "questionable, if not slanderous, statements are made about [minority] groups". Read, who holds a Ph. D. in Statistics, challenges the claims made by the guests on the talk show and claims that their comments about the gay community were indeed slanderous.
Date: May 14, 1983
Creator: Read, Campbell B.

[Letter from Cora M. Dodson to Mary Ann Moore and Family, November 24, 1907]

Description: Letter from Cora M. Dodson to Mary Ann Moore and family discussing a recent visit with them. Cora and Madeline have now returned home safely and remembers her trip fondly. There is an envelope addressed to Mrs. Mary Moore, Route 4, Box 25, McKinney, Texas. It is postmarked Dallas, Texas, November 24, 1907, and there is a postmark for McKinney on November 25 on the back.
Date: November 24, 1907
Creator: Dodson, Cora M.

[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

[Letter from Donald J. Maison, Jr. to Ronald Woodroof - September 7, 1988]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Donald J. Maison, Jr. to Ronald D. Woodroof clarifying legal advice that he provided to Woodroof regarding a civil action case. He also mentions a phone call regarding a drug protocol that they had discussed. The subject line reads "Dallas Gay Alliance, Inc., et al. vs. Dallas County Hospital District, et al., Civil Action Number CA 3-88-1394-H, In the United States District Court for the Northern District Texas - Dallas Division."
Date: September 7, 1988
Creator: Maison, Donald J., Jr.

[Letter from H. Clem Mueller, M.D. of Alert Citizens of Texas, Inc. to "Concerned Texan"]

Description: Letter from H. Clem Mueller, M.D. of Alert Citizens of Texas, Inc. to supporters of the corporation "who are concerned about the various threats posed by homosexual conduct to the normal citizens of this State" (p. 3). "BEWARE" is written in red ink on the first page of the letter. In the letter, Mueller cites various studies and statistics about the "Gay Plague" (i.e., AIDS) and includes other warnings about how "homosexuality is extremely dangerous from a public health standpoint" (p. 2). The letter encourages readers to express their concerns about the "Gay Plague" to the Texas Legislature, and asks for financial contributions from the organization's supporters.
Date: [1983, 1984]
Creator: Alert Citizens of Texas, Inc.

[Letter from J. G. Cook, Jr. to Linnet Moore, April 29, 1899]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by J. G. Cook and is addressed to Linnet Moore. In this letter, Cook informs Linnet of the happenings in Burnet, TX. The news includes: a discussion about correspondences lost on the mail, details about a girls-only event held in town, a dialogue about how he and G. fixed the fortunes told by the fortune teller at the girls-only event, an update on when and where he has seen Lula Dalton and the rest of the girls in the club, news about the Jones family moving to Oklahoma, and a discussion about traveling out of Burnet. He closes the letter by noting that he is the same Jim Cook as Linnet has known,the same person she hoped he would be, and signs the letter a true friend.
Date: April 29, 1899
Creator: Cook, J. G., Jr.