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[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, July 28, 1898]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. In this letter, Charles informs Linnet about the goings-on in Collin County. The news includes: a discussion about the cows breaking into Priest's field, agricultural updates, a dialogue about Charley Rutledge's boys who were badly injured (one was fatally injured), details about the day's agenda, community news, an update on the horse buyer who arrives by train, and a discussion about purchasing train tickets to Colorado. The envelope is included with this letter.
Date: July 28, 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, July 29-30, 1898]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Linnet Moore. In this letter, Moore informs Linnet about the goings-on in Collin County. The news includes: a confirmation on the receipt of Linnet's card, an update about Anderson who fell down Chandler's well, a discussion about the Rutledge burial of one of their three sons, news about Jack Kelly's death, community news, agricultural updates, a dialogue about correspondences received, a discussion about harvest delays in Gallatin due to rain, details about purchasing train tickets to destinations in Colorado, and updates on the well-being of family members and their activities at present. In a brief letter, dated July 30, 1898, Moore discusses the family's milk cow "Old Cora," details community news, and notes that Linnet has received catalogs from Oak Cliff and Fort Worth. He tells her that he would like her to go to school this coming session, but he feels that their excursion to Colorado would provide her with more experience than attending a session. He details some places they will visit on their trip. He wishes she would write soon and send word for Betty and the family to write as well. he closes the letter by noting that he hears dishes rattling and will soon be eating breakfast. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: July 29, 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from David Smith to Daughter, April 21, 1852]

Description: Letter from David Smith to his daughter and someone else. He writes about the prices of cattle, horses, and the price of Beef. He also mentions wheat crops, corn, and coming home at end of May.
Date: 1852-04-21~
Creator: Smith, David
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Neal Moore to Henry Moore, November 11, 1885]

Description: Letter from Neal Moore to his cousin Henry Moore. Neal writes about the start Henry discovered on the 30th of August. He says that it is a shame that it seems to be "going out." He also says that he read in the paper that a Dr. Hartwick announced he discovered the new star on August 31.
Date: November 11, 1885
Creator: Moore, Neal
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from S. H. Thornhill to Linnet Moore, June 6, 1899]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by S. H. Thornhill to Linnet Moore. In this letter, Thornhill discusses establishing a line of communication with Linnet through correspondences. He states that he had hoped to hear from Linnet after she left Waxahachie, but understands that her studies took priority of writing letter. Now that school is out, he mentions, it is about time she write him a few lines. He details that all the family is well, urges Linnet to visit again, and notes that he accompanies Frank to visit his girl, Miss Lottie, and is courting her sister who he describes is the prettier of the two. He informs her of the weather at present for the summer season, closes the letter by noting that he will write a better letter next time,and sends love to all his kin. He hand writes an aside on top which notes that he will be unable to visit her due to his employment and the approaching cotton harvest. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: June 6, 1899
Creator: Thornhill, S. H.
Item Type: Letter

[News Clip: Midlothian Murder]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/ NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about the murder of George W. Raffield, Jr., an undercover police officer in Midlothian, Texas. A man is interviewed about the search for the missing officer. The story aired at 10:00 P.M.
Date: October 24, 1987
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Video

[News Clip: Midlothian Murder]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/ NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story by reporter Jim Douglas about the murder undercover of narcotics officer, George W. Raffield, Jr., who worked for the City of Midlothian Police Department. Police chief, Roy Vaughn, is interviewed. The story aired at 10:00 P.M.
Date: October 25, 1987
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Video

[News Clip: Oak Shutdown]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about a traffic accident in Red Oak, Texas that affected roadways. The story aired at 5:00 A.M.
Date: July 8, 2005
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Video

[News Clip: SSC Waxahachie]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/ NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about Ellis County voting on the Superconducting Super Collider near Waxahachie, Texas. The story aired at 6:00 P.M.
Date: November 3, 1987
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Video

[News Clip: Tornado, Parade, Baseball]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about a tornado and severe weather in Cleburne, Midlothian, and Britton, and the damage that was sustained, a carnival to be held at the Fair Park Foods Building in Dallas, Texas, as a fund raising project for the National Polio Foundation, and a dinner honoring two Texas League baseball players who set and broke the home run record.
Date: August 31, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Video

[News Script: Airplane Crash]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an airplane crashing and burning during a test flight. The test pilot, Harry Brackett, was the only occupant of the plane at the time of the crash and survived with minor injuries.
Date: August 4, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Beauty contest]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the annual Optimist Club Carnival in Waxahachie, along with a beauty contest to pick the carnival's female representative.
Date: September 5, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Burning car]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an accident involving two cars on U.S. highway 77.
Date: March 15, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Carrier Model Gets Chance Vought Planes]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Grand Prairie's Chance Vought Aircraft gift of twenty model planes for display in a larger model of the aircraft carrier Forrestal in Minneapolis.
Date: September 18, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Cotton picking system]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Ellis County farmer Marvin Borders discovering a way to more successfully utilize machines to pick cotton.
Date: September 19, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Flares fizzle]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a test of aerial photographic flash flares by the Chance Vought Aircraft company in the skies over Cleburne and Midlothian.
Date: September 22, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Former convict talks]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Ennis Kiwanis club sponsoring a crime prevention class, featuring a talk by former convict Ralph W. Hedrick, who spent nine years behind bars.
Date: September 15, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Fund started for girl]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a charity drive in Dallas for an abandoned infant born without arms in Waxahachie.
Date: July 26, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script