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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.

[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.

[News Script: Splash day]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Miss All America City Splash Day beauty contest held in Galveston, Texas.
Date: April 29, 1962
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Script: Ship]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Texas A&M's a freight and supply ship that changed its signature to the R. V. Alaminos.
Date: December 4, 1963
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[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 Script: Explosion]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an explosion at the Union Carbide Company in Texas City, Texas taking 3 lives.
Date: March 30, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Script: Galveston]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the commencement of Galveston's vacation season which was celebrated with festivities in a grand event called, Splash Day.
Date: May 1, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Script: Splash day parade]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a giant parade that took place along the Seawall boulevard in Galveston. There are bands, drill teams, and floats.
Date: May 1, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Script: Salvage freighter]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a freighter that washed ashore, with four high school students laying claim to the salvage rights; they were however, unable to tow the freighter off the beach.
Date: February 5, 1963
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Script: Seaweed]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about cleanup on Galveston's East Beach after a Hurricane Carla washed seaweed onto the beach.
Date: June 14, 1962
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)