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[21.06 Trial]

Description: Photograph of Jim Barber (left), Don Baker (middle) and Bill Nelson (right) seated behind a table during the 21.06 trial in 1982. Unidentified persons are visible from the back, in the foreground.
Date: 1982
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial map of Austin, Texas]

Description: An aerial map of Austin, Texas in black and white. The map displays streets, roads and buildings in addition to having Woolridge Park highlighted in yellow.
Date: 199u
Item Type: Map

Black History, Oral History, and Genealogy

Description: Sound recording of Alex Haley's conference presentation at the Seventh National Colloquium on Oral History at the Thompson Conference Center at the University of Texas at Austin. Haley is the author of 'The Autobiography of Malcolm X' and 'Roots.'
Date: November 10, 1972
Creator: Oral History Association
Item Type: Sound

[Byrd Williams Jr. sitting with his brother]

Description: Photograph of Byrd Williams Jr. and one of his brothers, either Johnson or Charlie, sitting in their dorm room in Brackenridge Hall at the University of Texas.
Date: 1903
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Sr.
Item Type: Photograph
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Cataloging, Services, and Using the Collection

Description: Sound recording of a round table discussion from the 7th Annual Oral History Colloquium held at the Thompson Conference Center Auditorium, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas. Gary L. Shumway is listed on the tape.
Date: November 10, 1972
Creator: Oral History Association
Item Type: Sound

[Drawing of two people sitting in behind booth]

Description: A drawing of two people sitting in behind a booth with the sign "March on Austin" written above them. The person on the left wears a pair of glasses and has their armed stretched in front of them while signing a paper. The person on the right also wear glasses, has a mustache, and sits in front of a small "Loans" sign. The artist's signature is seen below the drawn table.
Date: 19uu
Item Type: Artwork

Establishing an OH Program

Description: Sound recording of a round table discussion from the 7th Annual Oral History Colloquium held at the Thompson Conference Center Auditorium, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas. Thomas L. Charlton is listed on the tape.
Date: November 10, 1972
Creator: Oral History Association
Item Type: Sound

[First day at UT]

Description: Photograph of a large group of students on their first day at the University of Texas in 1902. Byrd Williams Sr. traveled to Austin from Gainesville to photograph his son, Byrd Jr. who is somewhere in the crowd.
Date: 1902
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Sr.
Item Type: Photograph

[Governor Bill Clements, Signing]

Description: Photograph of Governor Bill Clements signing a declaration to change the name of North Texas State University to University of North Texas in Austin. He looks toward the camera with several others posing behind him.
Date: August 12, 1987
Item Type: Photograph

[Letter from Carter Dalton Linnet Moore, April 8, 1900]

Description: Letter from Carter Dalton to Linnet Moore in which he confesses that he forgot to "check your trunk and have cussed myself over and over for so doing." He tells her about a dam that washed away killing nine men in Austin, Texas. He asks Linnet's advice on answering a letter from a woman. He wants to keep her as a friend, but not encourage her to think he wants more from the relationship. He say that he is thinking about going "to the Territory" next summer.
Date: April 8, 1900
Creator: Dalton, Carter
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Carter J. Dalton to Linnet Moore, October 8, 1901]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Carter J. Dalton and is addressed to Linnet Moore. In this letter, Dalton congratulates Linnet on her upcoming wedding. Her notes that his gift for her is a receipt for her past debts. Dalton details the latest news about friends, tells Moore about a sofa cushion he received, and mentions that he travels quite a bit with Jim Cooke so Jim can visit his girl, Minnie Lewis. As he closes the letter, he notes that she will make an ideal wife and asks where the couple will live.The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: October 8, 1901
Creator: Dalton, Carter J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Carter J. Dalton to Linnet Moore, October 11, 1900]

Description: Letter from Carter Dalton to Linnet Moore. He wanted to respond to Linnet's letter before too much time had passed. He was worried about Lula going to Dallas to visit Linnet. He is about to be on his way home to spend time with Jim Cook. Jim's mother and sister are in Austin, but he hasn't seen them. He asks about who is in love with Linnet now. He talks about his problems and asks if Linnet is coming to the San Antonio fair. He talks about Burnet and how old friends don't talk to him anymore. So he is now lonely, but he has some questions for her about graduation. He asks about her suitors and the guy that sent Lula a picture of himself.
Date: October 11, 1900
Creator: Dalton, Carter J.
Item Type: Letter

[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

[Letter from Johnson to his brother - October 27, 1906]

Description: Letter from "Johnson" to his brother, written on University of Texas at Austin letterhead. The writer discusses getting his friend a job, and references their previous correspondence, asking what the friend might want the writer to send. The envelope is addressed to Mr. B. M. Williams in El Paso, but a handwritten note on the back says: "Opened by mistake by B. M. Williams - 720 N. Florence." The postmarks on the envelope are from El Paso, TX and Austin, TX.
Date: October 27, 1906
Creator: Johnson
Item Type: Letter