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[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.
Item Type: Letter

[News Script: Candidates make final vote pleas]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the day before election day in Texas, with candidates making final campaign stops throughout the state. Governor Allan Shivers, seeking a third term, makes a statewide radio broadcast from the Adolphus Hotel in Dallas.
Date: July 23, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Crime probe]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Austin proceedings of an ongoing statewide probe into organized crime in Texas.
Date: March 28, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Governor and Hope in charity match]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Governor Allan Shivers and comedian Bob Hope participating in a round of golf to benefit Austin's Cerebral Palsy fund.
Date: June 14, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Grand Prairie cat hikes to Austin]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a family's cat mysteriously traveling from Grand Prairie to Austin after a move.
Date: January 28, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Old cars]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a caravan of vintage cars traveling from Dallas to Austin.
Date: July 25, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: SMU cowpokes hit trail for Austin]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a group of SMU fraternity brothers making the trip from Dallas to Austin on horseback. The students were making the trip in order to invite Governor Allan Shivers to the college's annual Old South celebration, where the school "officially" seceded from the Union.
Date: April 8, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Texas News Review]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Tarrant county crime probe that included gamblers and a corrupt sheriff, a crime committee in the Texas House of Representatives having its first session, a month-long revival in Fort Worth hosted by Billy Graham, a round up of notable visitors in Dallas and Fort Worth, an art exhibit opening in Dallas, a fashion show, and, finally, an Alaskan visiting the continental United States for the first time in 26 years.
Date: April 1, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Texas news review]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering major Texas news stories from the past week.
Date: August 12, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: The week in review]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the police shooting of two infamous Dallas bank robbers after a chase, along with details of their past crimes. The package continues with ongoing coverage of severe statewide flooding, an explosion at a Dallas grocery store, an unsuccessful anti-segregation filibuster in the Texas Senate, the production of the final B-36 Bomber at the Corvair plant in Fort Worth, and the retirement of the nation's oldest railroad conductor.
Date: May 4, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: The week in review]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a review of the week's most notable news stories.
Date: August 3, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

["November 22, 1963" by Sarah T. Hughes, with Lyndon B. Johnson first day of issue cover]

Description: Typescript by United States District Judge Sarah T. Hughes recounting her experiences on November 22, 1963, following President John F. Kennedy's assassination in Dallas. Judge Hughes describes the scene aboard Air Force One at Love Field as she administered the presidential oath of office to Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson. She concludes by expressing her confidence in President Johnson's character and his ability to lead the country in the aftermath of the assassination. In addition to Judge Hughes's narrative, the first page of the typescript serves as a first day of issue cover of a United States postage stamp featuring Lyndon B. Johnson, first authorized for use on August 27, 1973. The postal frank on the first page, below the stamp, reads "AUSTIN, AUG. 27, 1973, TX" and "FIRST DAY OF ISSUE".
Date: August 27, 1973
Creator: Hughes, Sarah T. (Sarah Tilghman), 1896-1985
Item Type: Text