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[Letter from Jerry Falwell on keeping Old Time Gospel Hour on air]

Description: Letter from Jerry Falwell on his opposition to homosexuality and asking for support in keeping his "Old-Time Gospel Hour" television program on the air. Falwell writes that the Old Time Gospel Hour "is one of the few major ministries in America crying out against militant homosexuals" (p. 1). The letter is printed on what appears to be lined yellow notepad paper.
Date: August 13, 1981
Creator: Falwell, Jerry
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sarah T. Hughes to Norma Payne]

Description: Letter from United States District Judge Sarah T. Hughes to Ms. Norma Payne, in response to a previous letter from Ms. Payne regarding bias against women in law school admission and in the legal profession in general. Judge Hughes describes her admission to and graduation from law school. She writes about the discrimination, or lack thereof, that she encountered as a woman in the law profession and in her later legislative and judicial career.
Date: February 23, 1982
Creator: Hughes, Sarah T. (Sarah Tilghman), 1896-1985
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Campbell B. Read to Station Manager of KVTT-FM 91.7, "Request for Equal Time" - May 14, 1983]

Description: Letter from Campbell B. Read, Ph.D. to the Station Manager of the Christian radio station KVTT 91.7 FM in Dallas. Dr. Read is requesting equal time to respond to certain claims made by Dr. Paul Cameron, Dr. Clem Mueller, and a vice officer of the Dallas Police Department on the "Point of View" talk radio program on May 13, 1983. The topic of the talk show was the health aspects of homosexual behavior. Read writes that the Federal Communications Commission requires that radio stations give equal time for rebuttal if "questionable, if not slanderous, statements are made about [minority] groups". Read, who holds a Ph. D. in Statistics, challenges the claims made by the guests on the talk show and claims that their comments about the gay community were indeed slanderous.
Date: May 14, 1983
Creator: Read, Campbell B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Jerry Falwell and Liberty Alliance on re-activating Moral Majority]

Description: Letter from Jerry Falwell and the Liberty Alliance asking Falwell's supporters if he should "re-activate the Moral Majority to help bring this nation back to moral sanity" (p. 3). In the letter, Falwell identifies contemporary events in the news which he considers to be evidence of America's moral decline and "the agenda of the homosexuals, abortionists, feminists, New Agers and humanists" (p. 1). Following the letter, there are copies of newspaper clippings of stories that concern Falwell and his supporters, including the issues of abortion and homosexuality. In an "Important Note", Falwell offers to send a VHS videotape of his documentary "The Truth About Aids and Clinton's Hidden Agenda" in exchange for "a gift of at least $35". Finally, the letter includes a "Reply Form to Jerry Falwell" with the question "Should I re-activate MORAL MAJORITY to help bring this nation back to moral sanity?" and an envelope addressed to the Liberty Alliance in Madison Heights, Virginia.
Date: 1993~
Creator: Falwell, Jerry
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from H. Clem Mueller, M.D. of Alert Citizens of Texas, Inc. to "Concerned Texan"]

Description: Letter from H. Clem Mueller, M.D. of Alert Citizens of Texas, Inc. to supporters of the corporation "who are concerned about the various threats posed by homosexual conduct to the normal citizens of this State" (p. 3). "BEWARE" is written in red ink on the first page of the letter. In the letter, Mueller cites various studies and statistics about the "Gay Plague" (i.e., AIDS) and includes other warnings about how "homosexuality is extremely dangerous from a public health standpoint" (p. 2). The letter encourages readers to express their concerns about the "Gay Plague" to the Texas Legislature, and asks for financial contributions from the organization's supporters.
Date: [1983, 1984]
Creator: Alert Citizens of Texas, Inc.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Ronald Woodroof to William Waybourn - September 6, 1988]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Ronald D. Woodroof to William Waybourn, president of Dallas Gay Alliance, regarding the pneumococcal vaccine. It includes a copy of a press release from the Dallas County Health Department regarding the vaccine.
Date: September 6, 1988
Creator: Woodroof, Ronald D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Donald J. Maison, Jr. to Ronald Woodroof - September 7, 1988]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Donald J. Maison, Jr. to Ronald D. Woodroof clarifying legal advice that he provided to Woodroof regarding a civil action case. He also mentions a phone call regarding a drug protocol that they had discussed. The subject line reads "Dallas Gay Alliance, Inc., et al. vs. Dallas County Hospital District, et al., Civil Action Number CA 3-88-1394-H, In the United States District Court for the Northern District Texas - Dallas Division."
Date: September 7, 1988
Creator: Maison, Donald J., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Handwritten Note Suggesting a Cuban Connection]

Description: Handwritten note by an unknown author suggesting a Cuban connection to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald.
Date: February 12, 1964
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Letter from Burnet to Zavala] April 22nd 1836

Description: A letter by Burnet in response to Zavala's resignation from the office of Vice President.
Date: April 22, 1836
Creator: Burnet, David G.
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

[Letter from Zavala to Burnet] September 24th 1836

Description: A duplicate of Zavala's letter to Burnet stating that, due to his health, he will not be able to join the next meeting of Congress.
Date: September 24, 1836
Creator: de Zavala, Lorenzo
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Petition by Lorenzo de Zavala Jr. January 15th 1841

Description: Petition by Lorenzo de Zavala Jr. for compensation for losses sustained by the family when his father's house was taken over for a hospital by the Texan Army
Date: January 15, 1841
Creator: de Zavala Jr., Lorenzo
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

[Letter from O. A. Jones to J. E. Curry, December 5, 1963]

Description: Letter from O. A. Jones to Jesse E. Curry, on December 5, 1963, informing Curry that an anonymous informant has told him that a couple, the Hamlins, are receiving funds towards the defense cost for Jack Ruby.
Date: December 5, 1963
Creator: Jones, O. A.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Envelopes by Josephine Briggs #5]

Description: Photocopy of envelopes from Josephine Briggs addressed to Captain Will Fritz.
Date: December 5, 1963
Creator: Briggs, Josephine
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Letter from J. Gordon Shanklin to J. E. Curry, April 27, 1964]

Description: Letter from J. Gordon Shanklin to J. E. Curry, enclosing a translation of a letter originally written in Polish, which claims that Jack Ruby killed President Kennedy and set the police onto Lee Harvey Oswald to take attention away from himself.
Date: April 27, 1964
Creator: Shanklin, J. Gordon
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Envelopes by Josephine Briggs #6]

Description: Photocopy of envelopes from Josephine Briggs addressed to Captain Will Fritz.
Date: December 5, 1963
Creator: Briggs, Josephine
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Envelopes by Josephine Briggs #3]

Description: Photocopy of envelopes from Josephine Briggs addressed to Captain Will Fritz.
Date: December 5, 1963
Creator: Briggs, Josephine
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Letter from David H. Martin to Police Chief - September 27, 1976]

Description: Letter from David H. Martin to Dallas Police Chief, concerning the release of Dallas Police Department documents relating to the assassination of John F. Kennedy under the Freedom of Information Act.
Date: September 27, 1976
Creator: Martin, David H.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Letter from Miss LaFontaine]

Description: Handwritten letter from A La Fontaine to Mrs. Paul Dahlgren, asking permission to print Dahlgren's songs in a collection called "Songs of Christmas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter from Melvin M. Diggs to Charles Batchelor, January 20, 1967 #2]

Description: Letter from Melvin M. Diggs to Chief of Police Charles Batchelor. The letter is requesting items of clothing removed from the body of Lee Harvey Oswald at Parkland Hospital to be sent to the National Archives.
Date: January 20, 1967
Creator: Diggs, Melvin M.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Letter from J. W. Fritz to Joseph A. Ball, May 18, 1964 #1]

Description: Letter by J. W. Fritz to Joseph A. Ball, of the President's Commission on the Assassination (Warren Commission). The letter is regarding cartridge hulls that were found at the Texas School Book Depository and the related report that released one of the hulls to the Federal Bureau of Investigation on November 27, 1963.
Date: May 18, 1964
Creator: Fritz, J. W.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives