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[Response: If Not Now, When?]
A filled out response form from Among Friend's agreeing to participate in National Coming Out Day and publicly come out while also encouraging others to do the same. The form has handwritten notes on the back.
[Informational Letter: Community Outreach Center]
An informational letter from the Community Outreach Center listing out programs and events that are aimed at offering assistance to people with HIV/AIDS. This letter was sent to Dennis Vercher at the Dallas Voice, an LGBT publication.
[Letter: Jean Nelson]
A letter from Texas Representative, John Bryant, to Jean Nelson expressing his condolences for the loss of her son.
[Letter: From Maison to Royal]
A letter from Don Maison, from the AIDS Service of Dallas, to Charlie Royal, from the State Bar of Texas, discussing the attached legal documents.
[Confidential Letter: Maison to Martin]
A confidential letter from Don Maison, from the AIDS Services of Dallas, to Jack Martin from the Texas Board of Law Examiners.
[Letter: Nelson to Maison]
A letter from Don Maison, from the AIDS Service of Dallas, to Mary Klapperich, from the State Bar of Texas.
[Letter: From Martin to Maison]
A letter from Don Maison, from the AIDS Services of Dallas, to Jack Martin, from the Texas Board of Law Examiners.
[Letter and Envelope: To Harriett Ehrhardt from Samuel W. Hudson, III]
A letter to Harriett Erhardt from Samuel W. Hudson, III questioning Erhardt over the recent reprimand of a school teacher, Bill Nelson, for their expression of the First Amendment. The letter is accompanied by the envelope it was sent in.
[Letter: To Herb Cooke from Ron Kessler]
A letter from Ron Kessler to Herb Cooke addressing the recent reprimand a teacher received for attending a political event.
[Letter: To Charles Maples from John J. Santillo]
A letter to John J. Santillo from Charles Maples informing Santillo that Maples' letter of reprimand to William Nelson should be removed from Nelson's personal teaching file.
[Letter: To William Nelson from John J. Santillo]
A letter from John J. Santillo to William Nelson informing Nelson that Charles Maples' letter will not be placed in Nelson's personal teaching file.
[Letter of reprimand: From Chales Maples to William H. Nelson]
The formal letter of reprimand from the principal of Warren Travis White High School, Charles Maples, to Bill Nelson for appearing in a gay publication wearing a shirt that supported LGBT rights.
[Letter from Marion Flynt to Ray Bankston]
Photocopy of a letter from Marion Flynt to Ray Bankston saying that he is attaching copies of registration papers for horses Bar Jez, Jewels Leo Bars, and Rey Jay.
[Handwritten Poem: American History]
A handwritten poem, possibly written by Bill Nelson, announcing the emergence of a new era followed by describing early America, the political atmosphere, and ideals that were present in that time period.
[Letter: From William Waybourn]
A letter from William Waybourn to Jean Nelson discussing life and Ms. Nelson's recent trip. The letter is followed by Mr. Waybourn advocating for the use of therapy dogs to help veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflict who suffer from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
[Letter: Jean Nelson - Condolences]
A letter from Texas Representative, Craig Washington, to Jean Nelson expressing his sorrow at hearing of her son's death.
[Letter: Bill Nelson, Triland]
A letter from Bill Nelson's campaign addressing zoning issue that Dallas neighborhoods are facing.
[Letter: Bill Nelson, City Council]
A letter from Bill Nelson to his aunt and uncle, thanking them for contributing to the campaign.
[Letter: Jean Nelson - Tribute to Son]
A letter from John Bryant, a member of the House of Representatives, to Jean Nelson that accompanies a framed copy of the tribute to her son that appeared in the Congressional Record.
[To Family and Friends of Bill Nelson]
Al Lipscomb, Dallas council member, expressing his condolences to the friends and family of Bill Nelson after his death.
[Fax: Handwritten Letter from Lori Palmer]
A faxed letter from Lori Palmer to Karen Estes or John Thomas to account for her inability to attend Bill Nelson's memorial service.
[Fax: Letter from Vic Basile]
A fax from Vic Basile to John Thomas reflecting on Bill Nelson's life and the relationship Basile had with him.
[Email: Regarding Bill Nelson]
An email from Karen Estes to William Waybourn sharing a message she received from one of Bill Nelson's previous students.
[Letter: Bill to Mike]
A letter from Bill Nelson to Mike discussing his time abroad on a cruise.
[Card: From Jean to Mike]
A card from Jean Nelson to Mike thanking him for the breakfast and tour of his home.
[Thank You Card: Jean to Mike]
A card from Jean Nelson to Mike thanking him, expressing her love and appreciation, and offering a gift.
[Letter: From Bill to Attractive, Liberal, Decent Man]
A letter from Bill Nelson to one of his male friends, discussing Mike Anglin, John Thomas, and his travels.
[Condolences: Bill Hobby]
A letter from Texas Lieutenant Governor, William P. Hobby, sending his condolences to Jean Nelson after the death of her son.
[Letter: Bill Nelson's Schedule]
A letter from Bill Nelson discussing his schedule and expressing some of his recent emotions and frustrations.
[Email: Stories]
An email from Sue G. Highland to Allison Sitton, Cathy Thomas, Jackie Oncken thanking them for their willingness to share their stories with a congregation.
[Handwritten Letter: Dearest Bill]
A letter from Bill Nelson's mother, Jean Nelson, expressing the pride and love she has for her son.
[Handwritten Letter: Third Letter to Bill]
The third letter from Jean Nelson to her deceased son, Bill Nelson, reminiscing and expressing her sorrow.
[Handwritten Letter: From Jean to Mike]
A handwritten letter from Jean Nelson to Mike Anglin about putting together a collection of media that documents Bill Nelson's life.
[Letter to David Phleeger]
Draft letter to David Phleeger that explains and discusses the ways the MCC Church is working to become more inclusive and modern.
[Anouncement for the 10th International Conference on AIDS]
Announcement for the 10th International Conference on Aids held in Yokohama, Japan. This conference marked the "first time that researchers, public health officials, service providers and activists" would gather in an Asian nation for the Conference.
[Letter from Maurice Brigance to Dennis Vercher - July 30, 1994]
Typed letter from Maurice Brigantine, III to Dallas Voice editor Dennis Vercher requesting support for the second annual Bisexual, Lesbian, and Gay Art Show at the Dallas Public Library titled "Beyond Pink and Blue."
[Letter to State Board of Examiners of Psychologists]
Photocopy of a letter to the State Board of Examiners of Psychologists requesting that psychologist Paul Cameron be charged with violating the American Psychologist Association's Ethical Principals for Psychologists due to his publications on homosexuality.
[Letter from Byrd Moore Williams, Jr. to Irene Biffle Williams, July 14, 1916]
Letter from Byrd Moore Williams, Jr. to his wife, Irene Biffle Williams discussing their troubled relationship.
[Letter from Mary Alice Williams to Byrd Moore Williams, Jr., December 2, 1907]
Letter from Mary Alice Williams to her son, Byrd Williams, Jr., discussing his upcoming Christmas present, his bible reading study, and his brother, Charles.
[Letter from Byrd Moore Williams, Jr. to Mary Alice Williams, April 22, 1906]
Letter from Byrd Williams, Jr. to his mother, Mary Alice Williams, discussing a ceremony at the University of Texas, a drawing of a Native American, and photos that his brother, Charles (Chas) has sold.
[Letter from Irene Biffle Williams to Byrd Williams, Jr., August 23, 1923]
Letter from Irene Williams to Byrd Williams, Jr., discussing surgery for their sons B.M. and John, how much it cost, and their need for money. She says the money is not for her but the children and discusses their past relationship.
[Letter from Johnathan Theodore Biffle to Byrd Moore Williams, Jr., August 14, 1923]
Letter from Johnathan Biffle to his son-in-law, Byrd Williams, Jr., regarding the relationship between Byrd Williams, Jr. and Irene Biffle Williams.
[Letter from Mary Alice Williams to Byrd Moore Williams, Jr., November 21, 1906]
Letter to Byrd Williams, Jr. from his mother discussing the incoming winter weather, holiday plans, and others visiting from out of town.
[Letter from Irene Biffle Williams to Byrd Moore Williams, Jr., April 3, 1912]
Letter from Irene Williams to Byrd Williams, Jr. discussing their feet hurting and Irene going to a party with another boy.
[Letter from Lew to Mr. Byrd Williams - November 6, 1955]
Letter from "Lew" at Stewart Studios in Bay City, Texas to Byrd Williams of Fort Worth, requesting that Williams share tips about his customer service practices in his photography career, from which Lew intends to write an article.
[Letter from Mrs. B. M. Williams to B. M. Williams, Jr. - February 24, 1907]
Letter from Mrs. B.M. Williams of Gainesville to her son, describing events that have happened at home, including health of family members, the farming business, the weather, and a torrential hail storm. It includes the original envelope, addressed to Mr. B. M. Williams, Jr. in El Paso, Texas.
[Letter from Mrs. B. M. Willliams to B. M. Williams, Jr. - November 5, 1907]
Letter from Mrs. B. M. Williams of Gainesville, Texas to her son B. M. Williams, Jr., discussing previous letters, normal household goings on, church gossip, and domestic chores such as gardening. It includes an envelope addressed to Byrd M. Williams, Jr. in Ogden, Utah.
[Letter from Johnson to his brother - October 27, 1906]
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.
[Letter from Chestnut Bluff - June 12, 1887]
Letter to and from unnamed individuals, in which the writer discusses the prevalence of scarlet fever in their hometown of Dyersburg. It also includes an account of the possible sickness of the writer's son, and ends with her calling for the doctor.
[Letter from Byrd to Irene - February 22, 1912]
Letter from Byrd to a friend named Irene, in which Byrd suggests remedies for Irene's recent sickness and appears to be responding to Irene's recent letters regarding friends in El Paso, going to see shows, and working to earn money for a trousseau.