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The Alamo, and other poems

Description: Book of poetry, mostly written in rhyming couplets, glorifying heros of Texas.
Date: 1906
Creator: Berry, Viola Riley
Item Type: Book

[The Alamo Covered in Snow]

Description: Photograph of the Alamo covered in snow. Cars are parked in front and people walk to and from their cars.
Date: [1930,1940]
Creator: Williams, Byrd, Jr.
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:

Bexar County.

Description: Map of Bexar County showing the division of property with labels to show land owners.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map

[Book title list]

Description: List of religious books with T. R. Lee, Gallatin, Tennessee at the top. Other side of paper is a note about glasses for Ida Montresson in San Antonio.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text

[Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, April 15, 1865]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, describing various aspects of his life, including gifts he has purchased for her, as well as his current living conditions. He also includes details about plants that he has seen.
Date: April 15, 1865
Creator: Fentress, David
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, April 25, 1865]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara describing a recent purchase he made for gifts for her and the family. He also discusses his personal finances and requests that she assist him in tailoring a uniform. He also includes his shopping list, which describes each item and it's cost.
Date: April 25, 1865
Creator: Fentress, David
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, February 26, 1865]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife, Clara Fentress requesting money to purchase a saddle as well as urging her to write him more regularly. Towards the end of the letter, he tells her that he has read that several foreign nations have begun to recognize the confederacy and he also speculates on the events of the war.
Date: February 26, 1865
Creator: Fentress, David
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 21, 1864]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara telling her that he is sending food, candy, and cloth. He requests that she sew the cloth into drawers and send them back to him. He states his salary will be $110 per month. He then lists his expenses. He tells Clara he has had Yellow Fever. He requests cotton socks. He ends by regretting not being able to spend Christmas with his family.
Date: December 21, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, May 19, 1865]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara giving her a description of a tree that came down in a storm. He states that he has purchased books for the children. He also gives an update on his family's correspondence and that the bonds had not yet arrived.
Date: May 19, 1865
Creator: Fentress, David
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, May 30, 1865]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which lists the items he has sent her. He also sends and toothbrush as well as instructions on keeping her teeth polished. He states he has sold 3 cords of wood for $5.00 a cord. He has not purchased olive oil because it is so expensive.
Date: May 30, 1865
Creator: Fentress, David
Item Type: Letter

[Letter to Henry and Salina, August 19, 1881]

Description: They saw Sam Thornhill and Add Nimmo and spent Saturday night at Sam's. He dropped Mary off at home Sunday and went back to meet Mrs. Susan Thornhill. Jim got married and John lives in Knoxville with his wife and six kids and owns a furniture store. He speculates that Tom and Alice Thornhill will get married. Mary and Dinky visited Abe Franklin. Abe is farming and carpentering. They went to visit their Uncle John, who is doing well. John is running a mill for $75 a month. They visited Sally who wants to see Henry and visit Texas. John and Sally's daughter played some music. They spent an hour with Billy's widow, Kate Moore. Uncle Sam Wallace is not doing well and in his will he already promised a few things to some people, but the rest would go amongst his relations. He is sorry to hear of all the drought damage for the cotton farmers. He prays for rain for Henry's crops.
Date: August 19, 1881
Item Type: Letter

[News Script: A bomb]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about soldiers viewing a U.S. Army demonstration of chemical munitions and a simulated A-Bomb test at Camp Bullis near San Antonio.
Date: November 8, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Air Force medicine]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about space travel-related research at the school of aviation medicine at Randolph Air Force base in San Antonio.
Date: September 8, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Air Force stunt team]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a demonstration by an Air Force stunt team flying F-84 Thunderjets in formation through various acrobatic routines.
Date: July 2, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Amputee is blood donor]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a San Antonio blood drive organized by Korean War veteran and quadruple amputee Werner Reininger, who says he is determined to pay back his debt in blood donations to the U.S. Armed Forces for saving his life.
Date: July 16, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Ancient planes]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an antique airplane show at San Antonio International Airport to commemorate the 50th anniversary of powered flight.
Date: October 14, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Anniversary of flight observed]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a ceremony and parade in San Antonio commemorating the 50th anniversary of powered flight.
Date: December 18, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script