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[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
Item Type: Clipping

[Cutter Bill Western Wear]

Description: Photograph of Cutter Bill Western Store in Houston, Texas. The building is midcentury international style architecture. The facade is composed of glass and composite stone. A two lane road is in front of the building's parking lot. A tall billboard style sign that reads "Cutter Bill Western Wear" stands to the left of the building. The photo is mounted on a numbered slide with a background of pegboard like material and scattered tape.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Item Type: Photograph

[Herd of Horses]

Description: Photograph of a herd of horses on the Harrison Ranch near Houston.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Item Type: Photograph

[Horse drawn cart and car]

Description: Photograph of a city street scene taken from a rooftop. A horse drawn cart and automobile travel along the same street while a man and woman cross the street.
Date: [1929..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd, III
Item Type: Photograph

Houston Chronicle 31 December 1907

Description: Obituary of the widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas includes biography. Newspaper clipping is from the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: December 31, 1907
Item Type: Clipping

Houston Daily Post 1 January 1908

Description: Obituary of the widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas includes biography. Newspaper clipping is from the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: January 1, 1908
Creator: Looscan, M.
Item Type: Clipping

[Houston skyline]

Description: Photograph of the Houston skyline. The Esperson building is the tallest building on the right and the Gulf Building is the tall building located to its left.
Date: [1929..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd, III
Item Type: Photograph
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[Jack Daniels Employee]

Description: Photograph of an employee of the Jack Daniels Distillery in Lynchburg, Tennessee. He wears a camouflage hat and is pictured from the chest up. This picture is part of Joe Clark's series "Jack Daniel's People."
Date: October 17, 1972
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 21, 1864]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara telling her that he is sending food, candy, and cloth. He requests that she sew the cloth into drawers and send them back to him. He states his salary will be $110 per month. He then lists his expenses. He tells Clara he has had Yellow Fever. He requests cotton socks. He ends by regretting not being able to spend Christmas with his family.
Date: December 21, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 19, 1864]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding his trip to Houston to acquire medicine for his troops. He gives details of his trip, how much he spent, and his plans to send his wife some money. He passes on news of the war. He says that the Monitor Fleet is a failure. He also speculates on the future of the war. He gives an update on his health.
Date: February 19, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, June 19, 1864]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara that informs her that his Brigade is being sent back to Texas by detachments. He says that he will try to obtain a furlough once he reaches Houston, Texas, so that he can see her, the children, and pick up some books.
Date: June 19, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from David S. Kennard to his sister, March 24, 1862]

Description: 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.
Date: March 24, 1862
Creator: Kennard, David S.
Item Type: Letter

Letter to Mary Jones, 13 July 1879

Description: Letter from Cromwell Anson Jones, son of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: July 13, 1879
Creator: Jones, C. Anson
Item Type: Letter

[Letters from Adelitia McGee to the Moore family and Alice McGee, October 16-17, 1889]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Adelitia "Dinkie" McGee to the Moore family and Alice McGee. In this letter, Dinkie details the goings-on in Gallatin, Tennessee and the news includes: weather updates, a discussion concerning Alice's Grandma McGee who has passed, a dialogue about making molasses from cane, news about the crops that survived and the crops that were ruined from frost, updates on family and friends, and the daily happenings since the Moore family and Alice have left. She closes the letter by Birdie want to see Alice and Linnet very badly but since Bessie has come to visit, she has not been as lonely. Dinkie notes that she would like for the Moore's and Alice to write soon. On the first page, Dinkie writes another letter dated October 17 to the Moore family and Alice. She details her daily schedule and mentions that Birdie will write next time. She writes a note for Alice to write Bettie Wilson and that Mother (Matilda Dodd) will write the Moore family on Sunday. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: October 16, 1889
Creator: Dodd, Adelitia
Item Type: Letter

[News Script: 2 year old skater]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an Arlington Heights child who learned to roller skate at the age of two.
Date: January 20, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: 49 charged in dope crackdown]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a roundup of dope peddlers by undercover cops in Houston.
Date: April 9, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: AAU track meet]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Texas AAU track and field championships in Houston.
Date: June 12, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Abilene takes state grid crown]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the football game for the state championship between Abilene High School and Stephen F. Austin High School.
Date: December 19, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Accidents take lives of four]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about four people trapped in quicksand-like mud in the Houston Ship Channel after their fishing boat ran aground. Two of the group died after spending a night in the mud, while two others were rescued.
Date: November 10, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script