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Anson Jones. Obituary. 1858

Description: Obituary of the last president of the Republic of Texas includes biography. Newspaper clipping is from the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: January 1, 1858

[Article on sodomy laws in US]

Description: Photocopy of a Washington Post article on state sodomy laws and the upcoming Supreme Court case on the constitutionality of such laws.
Date: unknown

[Clipping, 1820]

Description: This document is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a clipping which details the politicians who were running for positions in the state senate and congress. The clipping is dated 1820.
Date: 1820

[Clipping: 1854--Extraordinary Season.]

Description: Newspaper clipping containing a chart of the range of temperatures in the shade from June 24, 1854 to September 14, 1854. It notes that Flowers, a person located on Union Street, kept record of these temperatures for the newspaper. There are miscellaneous advertisements on the reverse side.
Date: 1854

[Clipping: 1854 Temperatures]

Description: Newspaper clipping containing a chart of the range of temperatures in the shade from June 24, 1854 to September 14, 1854. It notes that Flowers, a person located on Union Street, kept record of these temperatures for the newspaper. There is part of an article on the reverse side.
Date: 1854

[Clipping, 1898]

Description: Two newspaper clippings from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The first clipping, dated August 24, 1898, details the trip Moore took to Colorado. Moore describes his experiences on the train to his destination and in Colorado Springs, Manitou, and Pike's Peak. The second clipping, dated September 2, 1898, details the experiences Moore had traveling in Colorado. In this clipping, Moore describes the latter part of his travels to Grand Junction, Pueblo, and the Royal Gorge. He also notes the travel plans of his companions. At the close of his reminiscence, he states that he will be traveling home in a few days time.
Date: 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B.

[Clipping: Advertisement for The Homosexual Network by Enrique Rueda]

Description: Clipping of an advertisement for a book, The Homosexual Network: Private Lives and Public Policy, by Enrique Rueda. The reverse of the ad shows that it was printed in the July 22, 1983 issue of National Review. According to the ad, the 700-page book by Rueda covers "every aspect of the homosexual movement that bears on politics, religion and social life". The ad quotes positive reviews of the book from Morton Blackwell, Jerry Falwell, and Rev. Charles Fiore. At the bottom of the advertisement is a coupon for membership in the Conservative Book Club.
Date: July 1983

[Clipping and Tickets, October 1901]

Description: These are documents from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The documents include a clipping and two tickets. The clipping details that P. O'Reilly and W. L. McCormick were elected as alderman to fill the position in their respective wards. On the reverse side of the clipping is a marriage announcement for Linnet Moore and Claude White; the reason this clipping was cut and saved. The tickets were for travel on October 16, 1901 from Dallas to Denison for two passengers on a passenger car designed by the Pullman Company.
Date: October 1901

[Clipping: Astronomical Charts]

Description: A newspaper clipping that includes an astronomical table and an outline of the moon's phases for the month. The clipping is badly stained and is unintelligible in some areas of the table.
Date: unknown

[Clipping: Buggy Advertisement]

Description: Newspaper clipping containing an advertisement for high-grade top buggies and leather grade top buggies. Description, reproduced illustrations, and prices of both models are included in the clipping. The reverse side of the advertisement details shipping costs for the buggies to locations all of the United States and to select locations in Mexico. There are handwritten notes on the front and back of the page.
Date: unknown

[Clipping: "Childlike fascination: condemnation by Falwell igniting sales of Tinky Winky dolls, creating gay icon", Page 19A]

Description: Newspaper clipping from the Dallas Morning News, Page 19A, dated March 3, 1999. The article discusses Jerry Falwell's comments on the possible homosexuality of Tinky Winky, one of the characters from "Teletubbies", the British children's TV show. The article includes a color photograph of Tinky Winky and Dipsy, another "Teletubbies" character.
Date: March 3, 1999
Creator: Egerton, Brooks

[Clipping: Club offers latest drugs for AIDS]

Description: Continuation of an article from The Dallas Morning News discussing alternative treatments used by AIDS and HIV-positive patients supplied by the Dallas Buyer's Club. It includes a photograph of Ron Woodroof, the founder of the Dallas Buyer's Club, posing with a selection of pills and bottles. Portions of several other articles are on the back of the clipping.
Date: May 17, 1989

[Clipping: "Face to face: Falwell meeting with gay Christian activists may be milestone", Dallas Morning News]

Description: Newspaper clipping from the Dallas Morning News, by Leonard Pitts of the Miami Herald, dated Friday, October 22, 1999. The article discusses a meeting between a group of "200 socially conservative Christians" led by the Rev. Jerry Falwell, and "an equal number of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people of faith, led by the Rev. Mel White, a gay clergyman." The article includes a cartoon depicting a group of people sitting at a table, engaged in conversation, with speech bubbles coming from their mouths.
Date: October 22, 1999
Creator: Pitts, Leonard & Scott, Margaret

[Clipping: "Falwell and the court", Dallas Times Herald]

Description: Clipping from an article in the Dallas Times Herald, dated Thursday, July 9, 1981. The article is an anonymous editorial or opinion piece opposing the Rev. Jerry Falwell's influence on the appointment of Supreme Court justices. The author specifically refers to Falwell's objection to President Reagan's nomination of Sandra Day O'Connor.
Date: July 9, 1981
Creator: Dallas Times Herald

[Clipping: "Falwell solicits funds, says gays targeted him for death", Dallas Morning News]

Description: Newspaper clipping from the Dallas Morning News, originally published by the Religious News Service, dated November 2, 1991. The article discusses the Rev. Jerry Falwell's claim that a group of homosexuals intended to kill him at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles, in October 1991. The article quotes Falwell's description of the event in a fund-raising letter mailed to Falwell's supporters.
Date: November 2, 1991
Creator: Religious News Service

[Clipping: " 'Homosexuality is a death-style,' gay rights foe tells psychologists", GayLife]

Description: Clipping of an article by Kārlis Streips from the LGBT weekly publication GayLife. The article recounts controversial comments on homosexuality made by the psychologist Paul Cameron at the 1983 Midwestern Psychological Association convention in Chicago. According to the article, Cameron claimed, among other things, "that homosexuals are 20 times more likely to commit mass murder than are heterosexuals".
Date: May 12, 1983
Creator: Streips, Kārlis

[Clipping, January 1855]

Description: A newspaper clipping from the Charles B. Moore Collection. the clipping details a meteorological table for the month of January in the year of 1855. The table records these variables for January: the morning, afternoon, and evening temperatures; the mean temperature of the month; the barometer reading; the monthly rainfall; and the direction of the wind. The table also includes the total rain fall for the month and the calculated mean temperature.
Date: January 1855
Creator: Louisville Journal

[Clipping: Jerry Falwell's criticism of President Carter's stance on homosexuality]

Description: Sheet of newspaper clippings from articles in the Dallas Morning News and Dallas Times Herald. The articles cover Jerry Falwell's criticism of President Jimmy Carter's stand on homosexuality and Falwell's subsequent apology for his comments. The first article by Helen Parmley of the Dallas Morning News, dated August 7, 1980, discusses Falwell's characterization of the supposedly "pro-gay rights" stance of the Carter administration. The second article, a United Press International story printed in the Dallas Times Herald on October 13, 1980, describes Falwell's apology for his remarks on Carter's position on gay rights. The article quotes Falwell as saying, "It was a reckless statement."
Date: August 7, 1980
Creator: Parmley, Helen

[Clipping: Lord Tennyson Dead]

Description: Newspaper clipping about the death of Lord Alfred Tennyson including biographical information and an account of his death on October 6, 1892 in London. The reverse contains a partial "Farm and Garden" section with reprints from agricultural publications on how to build a sliding farm gate and mud sled, as well as information about feeding horses, pruning trees, docking horses' tails, and the start of a segment on growing mushrooms in caves.
Date: October 13, 1892
Creator: St. Louis Globe-Democrat

[Clipping, March 24, 1903]

Description: Clipping, published by A. H. Belo and Company, that gives home remedies for livestock on one side. The other side has information on the publisher, the date, and an article on the choice of Panama for the building of a canal.
Date: March 24, 1903

[Clipping, March 31, 1866]

Description: A newspaper clipping from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The clipping is a business advertisement for P. Reynaud who was a commission merchant from Houston Texas. Reynaud's advertisement notes that his line of business was in the sale of cotton, hides, and country produce. It also lists a few of his associates.
Date: March 31, 1866
Creator: Waco Texas Register

[Clipping: "Moral Majority to disband: Falwell hails group for political efforts", Dallas Morning News]

Description: Newspaper clipping from the Dallas Morning News, dated June 12, 1989, by Helen Parmley, Religion Editor of The Dallas Morning News. The article discusses the Rev. Jerry Falwell's decision to dissolve the Moral Majority in August 1989. The article quotes Mr. Falwell as saying that, since he founded the organization in 1979, "we have accomplished everything we set out to do," in terms of organizing conservative Christian voters and bringing national attention to conservative Christian issues in the 1980s.
Date: June 12, 1989
Creator: Parmley, Helen