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[Letter from D. S. Kennard, February 2,1862]

Description: Letter from D.S. Kennard to his mother regarding the letter he received from her and Jenni. He mentions the health of everyone, and he also mentions a case where a hundred were killed.
Date: 1862-02-02~
Creator: Kennard, D. S.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from D. S. Kennard to A. D. Kennard Jr., February 2,1862]

Description: Letter from D.S. Kennard to his father regarding his health and the weather. He also discusses the battle where a hundred Yankees died. He mentions the prices of food, shoes, and books. He comments on the poor food they are eating, but is willing to suffer as long as he can fight for independence.
Date: 1862-02-22~
Creator: Kennard, D. S.
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 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.
Item Type: Letter

[News Script: Queens crowned]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about celebrations marking the start of summer beach season in Galveston, along with a brief story about beauty contests in Dallas.
Date: May 8, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Texas news review]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering major Texas news stories from the past week.
Date: May 13, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Off to Europe]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about U.S. troops boarding transport ships in Galveston to join Atlantic Pact forces in Europe under General Eisenhower.
Date: July 17, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Texas news review]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering major Texas news stories from the past week.
Date: December 23, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Q 1/2 avenue]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about confusion among postal workers in Dallas over a package sent to a mysterious address in Galveston.
Date: January 7, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Oklahoma City Indians]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Oklahoma City Indians beginning their Texas League spring training in Galveston.
Date: March 13, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Photographers select queen]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Splash Day in Galveston where close to 100,000 people came out for the opening of Galveston beach and the National Press Photographers Queen Contest.
Date: May 5, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Miss Texas]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the annual Miss Texas beauty contest in Galveston.
Date: July 28, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: New refining unit dedicated]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the dedication of a new oil refinery unit within the Pan American Refining Corporation in Texas City.
Date: November 6, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Galveston seawall unit dedicated]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the dedication of a 3-mile extension of the Galveston sea wall, built to accommodate the expanding city.
Date: December 1, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: New hospital is dedicated]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the dedication ceremony for a new hospital at the University of Texas Medical School in Galveston.
Date: December 16, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Dallas Eagles begin workouts]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Dallas Eagles undergoing spring training in Galveston.
Date: March 10, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Nixon]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the arrival of Vice-President Richard M. Nixon in Galveston to speak at a convention of the Texas Press Association.
Date: June 12, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Airman confesses murdering family]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the extrication and arrest of airman Ellis Lauhon for the murder of Ruby McPherson, her son George McPherson, and her mother Zola Norman.
Date: July 3, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Ship]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the British Royal Navy flagship Kenya visiting Texas ports as part of an international relations event between countries.
Date: March 16, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: North Texas girls in splash day contest]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about women from North Texas leaving aboard a flight to Galveston to compete in the annual Splash Day beauty contest.
Date: May 4, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script