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[Byrd Williams Jr. tripych]

Description: Tripych using a photo of Byrd Williams Jr. as a recent college graduate, taken by his father, Byrd Sr.; a photo of Byrd Williams Jr. as an elderly man, taken by his son, Byrd III; and a photo of Byrd Williams Jr.'s headstone and his grandson Byrd IV's feet, taken by Byrd Williams IV.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III; Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Jr. & Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Sr.
Item Type: Photograph

[JP Inquest Record, Precinct 7, Cooke County, 1888-1919]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas, containing the minutes of inquests held by various justices of the peace. The inquests concern deaths in the area and note the deceased, witnesses and their statements, and the findings of the Justice of the Peace.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Item Type: Book

[News Script: Gainesville Blaze Loss Over Million]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a fire at two cotton warehouses in Gainesville. The mayor claimed that this was the worst fire in the city's history.
Date: October 9, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Clip: Tree-Watering Device, Student Pilot Dies When Plane Crashes, News Briefs -- Patty, Pumpers Won't Drink Dallas Tap Water, Sonny Evans, Democrats, Gorilla]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about a homemade tree-saving device, created by Fort Worth police detective T. M. Wood; Captain Charles Walker, a student pilot from Perrin Air Force Base, who crashed his T-33 jet training plane and died; the brief appearance of singer Patty Page in Dallas, Texas, en route to marry movie director Charles O'Curran; the salty drinking water in Dallas, which comes from the Red River; the arrest of teenager Sonny Evans, who was found in a car near the scene of a tavern where somebody had torn off the back screen, supposedly in a burglary effort; disagreements between conservative democrats and liberal democrats in Fort Worth; and the arrival of a 16-pound baby girl gorilla, from New York, at Forest Park Zoo in Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: September 7, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Video
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[News Script: Student Pilot Dies When Plane Crashes]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Captain Charles Walker, a student pilot from Perrin Air Force Base, who crashed his T-33 jet training plane and died.
Date: September 7, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
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[News Script: Gainesville woman slain, mate jailed]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the arrest of a Gainesville man accused of killing his wife with a meat cleaver.
Date: December 19, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Dallas to get Red River water]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about construction on a pipeline intended to direct waters from the Red River into the Dallas municipal water supply, in order to address water shortages in the city.
Date: July 1, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Open house held at girls school (crime)]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the State Training School for Girls holding an open house to dedicate their hospital in Gainesville.
Date: May 24, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Gainesville circus]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Gainesville Community Circus arriving in Fort Worth.
Date: August 29, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[Check from Levi Perryman to L. B. Hord, November 11, 1914]

Description: Check from Levi Perryman to L.B Hord for $5.50. The check is from the First National Bank in Saint Jo, Texas. The back of the check is endorsed by a L.B Hord and John Hudson. There are also two stamps on the back of the check. One is from First National Bank in Bowie, Texas on November 17, 1914. The other stamp is from Lindsay National Bank in Gainesville, Texas on November 17, 1914.
Date: November 11, 1914
Creator: Perryman, Levi
Item Type: Legal Document

[Letter from Mrs. B. M. Williams to B. M. Williams, Jr. - February 24, 1907]

Description: 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.
Date: February 24, 1907
Creator: Williams, Mrs. B. M.
Item Type: Letter

[Byrd Williams, Jr. standing outside a darkroom]

Description: Photograph of Byrd Williams, Jr. standing in front of the family darkroom at 811 S Denton Street in Gainesville, Texas, taken by Byrd Williams, Sr. shortly after his graduation.
Date: 1906
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Sr.
Item Type: Photograph
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[Sheriff's Fugitive Record, Cooke County, Early 1900's]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing lists of criminal offenders. They are described by: age; height; eye and hair color; complexion; weight; distinguish marks or "peculiarities" ; their charge; where they are wanted; the name of the associated officer; a reward; and final remarks.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Item Type: Book

[Criminal Docket, County Court, Cooke County, 1899-1903]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing criminal docket information for the county court. Recorded information includes the names of parties involved, attorneys, offenses, date of filing, names of witnesses, and orders of the court.
Date: 1899/1903
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Item Type: Book

[Criminal Docket, County Court, Cooke County, 1897-1899]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing docket information for criminal trials in the county court. Recorded information includes names of parties involved and attorneys, offenses, date of filing, names of witnesses, and orders made by the court.
Date: 1897/1899
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Item Type: Book