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[Drafted letter: Ed Oakley to Bob Sloan]

Description: Drafted letter from Ed Oakley to Bob Sloan, Dallas City Secretary, about the lack of an Early Voting Location in Oak Lawn. Includes handwritten notes.
Date: March 4, 1993

[Email: Regarding Bill Nelson]

Description: An email from Karen Estes to William Waybourn sharing a message she received from one of Bill Nelson's previous students.
Date: February 4, 2002
Creator: Estes, Karen

[Email: Stories]

Description: An email from Sue G. Highland to Allison Sitton, Cathy Thomas, Jackie Oncken thanking them for their willingness to share their stories with a congregation.
Date: June 11, 2009
Creator: Highfield, Sue G.

[Fax: Handwritten Letter from Lori Palmer]

Description: A faxed letter from Lori Palmer to Karen Estes or John Thomas to account for her inability to attend Bill Nelson's memorial service.
Date: February 22, 1990
Creator: Palmer, Lori

[Fax: Letter from Vic Basile]

Description: A fax from Vic Basile to John Thomas reflecting on Bill Nelson's life and the relationship Basile had with him.
Date: February 21, 1990
Creator: Basile, Vic

[Fragmented Letter]

Description: Letter does not say who it is for or who it is from. The author talks about what he has been eating. He has plenty of milk and mentions farming. He says that Claude wants to go, but the boss wants him to stay. He talks about being sick.
Date: unknown

[Handwritten Letter: From Jean to Mike]

Description: A handwritten letter from Jean Nelson to Mike Anglin about putting together a collection of media that documents Bill Nelson's life.
Date: November 20, 2009
Creator: Nelson, Jean

[Handwritten Poem: American History]

Description: A handwritten poem, possibly written by Bill Nelson, announcing the emergence of a new era followed by describing early America, the political atmosphere, and ideals that were present in that time period.
Date: 19uu

[Informational Letter: Community Outreach Center]

Description: An informational letter from the Community Outreach Center listing out programs and events that are aimed at offering assistance to people with HIV/AIDS. This letter was sent to Dennis Vercher at the Dallas Voice, an LGBT publication.
Date: December 1989
Creator: Community Outreach Center


Description: This document if from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a letter from an unknown writer to an unknown recipient about how they intended to make arrangements concerning their marriage and children. The letter describes the writer's personal sentiments on life at this moment in time. It is undated.
Date: unknown

[Letter: AIDS Interfaith Network, Inc.]

Description: A letter from the AIDS Interfaith Network in response to the Dallas Parks Director, Frank Wise. The letter addresess the Robert E. Lee Park controversy and the Dallas Morning News article by David Jackson.
Date: February 2, 1990

[Letter and Booklet from Earl P. Hopkins to Claude D. White, December 14, 1907]

Description: Letter from Earl P. Hopkins to Claude D. White discussing Claude's interest in preparing for the Federal Civil Service Examination by taking a correspondence course with the Washington Civil Service School, of which Mr. Hopkins is the president. The letter is typed on the school's letterhead. Included with it is a short booklet explaining the pricing of the course, and it includes an application. There is a return envelope addressed to Earl P. Hopkins, Pres., 507 E. Street, N. W., Washington, D. C. The envelope that the letter was sent in is addressed to Mr. C. D. White, McKinney, Texas, and it is postmarked Washington, D. C., December 14, 1907. The return address is typed in the upper left corner. There is a postmark for McKinney on December 16, on the back. The following address has been written on the front of the envelope in pencil: A. S. Kent, 205 E. Burnett, Martinsburg, West Virginia.
Date: December 14, 1907
Creator: Hopkins, Earl P.

[Letter and Envelope: To Harriett Ehrhardt from Samuel W. Hudson, III]

Description: A letter to Harriett Erhardt from Samuel W. Hudson, III questioning Erhardt over the recent reprimand of a school teacher, Bill Nelson, for their expression of the First Amendment. The letter is accompanied by the envelope it was sent in.
Date: October 24, 1979
Creator: Hudson, Samuel W. III

[Letter and Pamphlet from Earl P. Hopkins to Claude D. White, December 26, 1907]

Description: Letter from Earl P. Hopkins, President of the Washington Civil Service School, to Claude D. White regarding the possibility of Claude taking a course to prepare for the Federal Civil Service Examination. The letter is typed on the school's letterhead. Also included is a pamphlet of testimonials from other people who have taken correspondence courses through the school. There is an envelope addressed to Mr. C. D. White, McKinney, Texas, and it is postmarked Washington, D. C., December 26, 1907. The return address for the school is Marden Building, 507 E. Street, N. W., Washington, D. C. There is another postmark for McKinney on December 28 on the back.
Date: December 26, 1907
Creator: Hopkins, Earl P.

[Letter, August 5, 1917]

Description: Letter dated August 5, 1917 discussing the recipient's vacation in Denver and the writer's plan to join them there, as well as the recent news from home. The letter is addressed to "My dear Dubbies," and signed "Lovingly, Dubbie."
Date: August 5, 1917

[Letter: Bill Nelson, City Council]

Description: A letter from Bill Nelson to his aunt and uncle, thanking them for contributing to the campaign.
Date: March 19, 1987
Creator: Friends of BIll Nelson for City Council Campaign