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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 to Henry Wade #2]

Description: Photocopy of a threatening letter written to Henry Wade. In the letter, an unknown author requests that Jack Ruby be released from prison.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Correspondence Between Citizens and the Chief of Police]

Description: Correspondence between the Chief of Police and citizens who are requesting information. Citizens range from students to writers. The Chief of Police states that he is unable to provide further information as a matter of department policy.
Date: 1969
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Letter to Police Department, January 4, 1967]

Description: Photocopy of a letter mailed to the Chief of Police in Dallas, Texas on January 4th, 1967. The letter regards the Kennedy assassination and Jack Ruby. It is largely illegible.
Date: January 4, 1967
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Correspondence Between Doyle Batey and Charles Batchelor]

Description: Correspondence between Mr. Doyle Batey and Chief Charles Batchelor. In his letter, Batey requests that the Dallas Police Department send him photos of Lee Harvey Oswald. Charles Batchelor responds that he is unable to do so and suggests that Batey contact the United States Department of Justice.
Date: December 1968
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
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

[Letter to Waggoner Carr by Herbert C. Holdridge, November 27, 1963 #1]

Description: Photocopy of a letter which is addressed to Attorney General Waggoner Carr. The letter, which was written by Herbert C. Holdridge, states that more concern should be made for President Lyndon Johnson's place in the assassination of President Kennedy.
Date: November 27, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Letters Regarding Oswald Museum, 1965 #2]

Description: Letters regarding the purchase of items related to Lee Harvey Oswald by Leon H. Hough, a resident of St. Augustine, Florida and operator of Courtesy Gas. An ambulance and furniture from a room Oswald once rented were purchased for display in a museum.
Date: [1965-05-28..1965-06-08]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Correspondence with Emory L. Brown, November 1967]

Description: Correspondence between Emory L. Brown, Jr. and various individuals at the Dallas Police Department, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the National Archives and Records Service regarding the assassination of President Kennedy. The individuals state that they have nothing to add to the Warren Commission's report.
Date: [1967-11-14..1968-11-25]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

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 to Chief of Police from Noah V. Dillard, June 12, 1964 #1]

Description: Letter which was written by Noah V. Dillard of Oklahoma and addressed to the Chief of Police. Dillard gives his ideas as to how President Kennedy was assassinated. He states the opinion that President Kennedy was a martyr.
Date: June 12, 1964
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Letters Mailed to Jack Ruby at Dallas County Jail]

Description: Poor quality photocopies of letters which were sent to Jack Ruby during his time at Dallas County Jail. The letters were written by citizens, many of whom express an interest in his well-being and spirituality.
Date: 1964~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Letters Sent to Jack Ruby in County Jail]

Description: Photocopies of letters which were sent to Jack Ruby during his time at County Jail. The letters were written by citizens, many of whom express an interest in his well-being and spirituality.
Date: 1964~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Letters Sent to Jack Ruby at County Jail by Citizens]

Description: Poor quality photocopies of letters which were sent to Jack Ruby during his time at Dallas County Jail. The letters were written by citizens, many of whom express an interest in his well-being and spirituality.
Date: 1964~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives