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[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 28, 1865]

Description: Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: a discussion regarding finance; news concerning the financial situations of family; a dialogue regarding crops to be planted and animals to be raised; news about Frank becoming Chancery Clerk and his plans to study law; news about Kate and her portion of the family's land which will be farmed on a small scale between Frank, Maud, and Kate; financial advice from Maud and news about a real estate transaction in Bolivar; a discussion about the state of society in Bolivar; a dialogue about David moving; updates on the lives and health of family and friends; a discussion about endeavoring to be a pious christian; and a dialogue concerning David's debt to Maud.
Date: September 28, 1865
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.

[News Clip: Accident (Galveston ship)]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a cargo ship, Stella Lykes, in Galveston that crashed into Pier 10 causing damage to buildings and nearby machinery. This story aired at 12:00 P.M.
Date: November 30, 1977
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Clip: Galveston Fire]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story by Phil Archer about a fire in the historical district of Galveston, Texas and the destruction of two historical buildings, the Galveston Labor Temple and the Old Washington Hotel. Archer discusses the imapct of downed power lines from Hurricane Alicia on the response time of the fire department. The footage includes firefighters on the scene and an interview with an unidentified man about the historical structures. This story aired at 5:00 P.M.
Date: August 26, 1983
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Clip: Storms of century]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about advances in technology that allow the more accurate prediction of severe storm movement and more advanced warning for communities in the storm path. The story also discusses storms that were on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) list of top weather events in terms of damage and cost including the 1900 hurricane in Galveston, Texas, the 1993 Hurricane Andrew in South Florida and Louisiana, the great Midwest flood of 1993, and El Nino related weather events in the early 1980s and late 1990s. This footage includes storm damage, archival footage of Galveston, meteorologists at work at the National Weather Service, and an unidentified man speaking about the history of weather systems. This footage was broadcast at 5pm.
Date: December 13, 1999
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[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.