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Senior Class Play

Description: North Texas State Normal College, senior class play, 1907 to 1908, "She Stoops to Conquer". Men and women in costumes
Date: c. 1907 - 1908
Item Type: Photograph

William Herschel Bruce

Description: William Herschel Bruce, President of North Texas State Normal College, 1906-1923. Man in suit seated at a desk and writing.
Date: c. 1906 - 1923
Item Type: Photograph

[Letter from Birdie McGee McKinley to Mary Moore, Claude White, and Linnet Moore White, December 12, 1909]

Description: Letter from Birdie McKinley to Mary Moore, Claude and Linnet White. She says that she is not going to write as often, not because she doesn't think of them. She asks about the weather. She talks about killing hogs and making lard. She is trying to move into her new house, but the contractors haven't finished yet. She wishes they could spend Christmas with them. She gives news on everyone. Mr. Thornhill died of a locked jaw. She receives news from Minnie and Sallie. She has a picture she wants to send them. She talks about her future neighbors. She mentions the next time she writes will be in her new home. She asks that they write to her and tell her how they are doing.
Date: December 12, 1909
Creator: McKinley, Birdie
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from W. J. McKinley to Claude D. White, December 12, 1909]

Description: Letter from W. J. McKinley to Claude D. White. He comments that Birdie will be living in her grandfather's house that is being redone. He would like to have them come visit him. He plans to stay where he is because otherwise he couldn't bring Birdie with him. He talks about farm land selling and the nice profit people are making. He thinks there are good opportunities in Washington and Oregon. He would like them to come visit for Christmas.
Date: December 12, 1909
Creator: McKinley, W. J.
Item Type: Letter

[Receipt for Life Insurance, December 1, 1902]

Description: Receipt for the payment of a premium due to the Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company. The receipt was issued on December 1, 1902 on the life of Claude D. White.
Date: December 1, 1909
Creator: Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company
Item Type: Text

[Check, November 26, 1909]

Description: Check from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It was created by Claude D. White. The financial document details that White paid $16.00 to the Melissa State Bank on November 26, 1909. A stamp from the bank verified the payment was made on the date written on the check.
Date: November 26, 1909
Creator: White, Claude D.
Item Type: Legal Document

[Letter to Claude D. White]

Description: Letter concerning a purchase at $70. Two blank checks for the Melissa State Bank are included. Also a card of the bank's statement and list of directors and stockholders.
Date: November 16, 1909
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore, Claude and Linnet White, November 15, 1909]

Description: Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore, Claude and Linnet White. She recovered quicker than she thought, it was almost like when she hurt her hip. She mentions they need rain for the wheat. She talks about the hogs and the fruits that are ripe. Since she got hurt she is unable to go visit friends. She asks for information on everyone. She received news from Camilla. Alice Wright visited her, she has been treated for dropsy in Fort Worth. Bettie Keller is not well. She mentions Nannie's baby. She tells Mary who is getting married. She is sorry about writing in pencil and talks about Bertha's baby. She asks for information on the kin she has in McKinney. She gives an update on all of their friends.
Date: November 15, 1909
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Item Type: Letter

[Envelope addressed to Claude D. White]

Description: Envelope addressed to Claude D. White, Omaha, Nebraska, from the Melissa State Bank. Calculations have been made in pencil on the back of the envelope.
Date: November 8, 1909
Creator: Melissa State Bank
Item Type: Text

[Letter from J. W. Berry to Claude D. White, October 13, 1909]

Description: Letter from J. W. Berry to Claude White in which Mr. Berry says he ran into John Cox who told him that Claude owes him money for a mare. Mr. Berry is said that he is "sorry that the trade turned out as it did." He offers to pay Cox for Claude and send him the receipt. He also updates him on the rain and availability of water. A deposit slip for the Melissa State Bank is also included.
Date: October 3, 1909
Creator: Berry, J. W.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter to Claude D. White, October 3, 1909]

Description: Letter to Claude White and family in which the author discusses the weather, crops, and tells the story of a wagon being driven through a wire fence and the damage that caused. The author mentions a trial that is coming up. Also discussed are the activities of neighbors, friends, and family.
Date: October 3, 1909
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary Ann Moore, Linnet White, and Claude D. White, September 28, 1909]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Birdie McGee and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore, Linnet White, and Claude D. White. In this letter, Birdie discusses having Minnie stay at her house and how wonderful it was to have her around all the time, details about Minnie's new position teaching at a city school in Tullahoma, TN, and notes that her an Minnie went to the fair. McGee reminiscences about going to the Dallas Fair and mentions that they saw many fine domestic animals there and had a wonderful time, but she often though of Linnet and Mary Ann while she was there. She mentions that the weather is getting cooler and her vegetable garden has dried up. She notes that their corn crop was good this year and that they still have chickens, two hogs and a sow. She informs Mary Ann on the most recent news about family. She details that the house they plan to build will be up by December and will send the plans. She asks Claude to write to them and inquires about his kin. She asks Linnet if she has begun her fall sewing yet and notes the projects she plans on sewing. She notes some household chores that she had gotten don the day she wrote the letter. Birdie closes by stating that Linnet, Mary Ann, and Claude should write her soon. She includes the floor plans with the letter.
Date: September 28, 1909
Creator: McGee, Birdie
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from H. S. Wysong to Claude D. White, September 23, 1909]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by H. S. Wysong and is addressed to Claude D. White. Wysong discusses a draft and a check he has made out of White's account. He updates White on the bank's business and closes the letter noting that he hopes this letter finds White and his family well. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: September 23, 1909
Creator: Wysong, H. S.
Item Type: Letter

[Statement of Condition, September 25, 1909]

Description: This is a document from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a statement of condition for assets at the Melissa State Bank in Melissa, TX. The statement includes amounts for loans and discounts, real estate, overdrafts, banking house furniture and fixtures, dues from approved reserve agents, capital stock, surplus, undivided profits, individual deposits, and time certificates of deposits.
Date: September 23, 1909
Creator: Wysong, H. S.
Item Type: Text