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Portrait of Man

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Reverend William A. Nicholas standing, wearing a suit, and holding a hat. He was known as an "unofficial adoption agent" who helped place orphans in new homes in West Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Message from Governor Manuel de Iturbe]

Description: Message from Governor Manuel de Iturbe asking for contributions for orphans, widows, etc. The towns where this was sent are listed on the left side of the page, and officials signed the document acknowledging receiving the message from the governor.
Date: 1807-01~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Letter from B. R. Wall to Earl Yates, June 1, 1941]

Description: Letter from B. R. Wall to Earl Yates inviting him to "smoke the pipe of peace with the BBraves and Warriors of Caddo Tribe No. 30" on June 20, 1941. Also enclosed is a card with with "I am" and other "I" phrases highlighting the individual's citizenship and devotion to the United States of America. The envelope these were placed in is also included in the record.
Date: June 1, 1941
Creator: Wall, B. R.
Partner: City of Grapevine

[Letter from Leyman Richardson to John Patterson Osterhout, May 14, 1866]

Description: Letter from Leyman Richardson to his friend, John Patterson Osterhout, in response to a letter John sent a month earlier. Leyman was grateful to hear that John had survived the Civil War and informed him of what was happening with the Richardson family. The government requested that Leyman be in charge of a school for children who were orphaned by the war, but decided it was too big of a project for his family. Included is an envelope addressed to "John P. Osterhout."
Date: May 14, 1866
Creator: Richardson, Leyman
Partner: Austin College

[News Script: Orphan]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a new addition to the home of Lieutenant Norman K. Donahoe in Pasadena. He recently adopted a son from Greece.
Date: October 23, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Bryan's House]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 10pm.
Date: June 29, 1989
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Buckner home]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a reunion of former orphans at a charitable group home in Dallas.
Date: October 16, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Orphan]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Jackie Chambers, a three-year-old Korean boy who was recently adopted by Floyd Chambers and his wife.
Date: July 4, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Orphans]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the arrival of four Korean orphans to the homes of their new Texan foster parents.
Date: July 3, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Sheriff's charity]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Tarrant County Sheriff Harlon Wright helping to collect clothing for Korean orphanages.
Date: April 28, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Orphans]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: December 25, 1979, 6:00 p.m.
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from D.W. Kempner to Thos. L. James, July 12, 1951]

Description: Letter from D.W. Kempner to Thos. L. James requesting information on German, French, Bohemian, Hungarian, and Italian organizations that Kempner could contact regarding bringing a displaced person to work as a cook at the Galveston Orphans' Home. He explains that the cook's family could have work opportunities as well.
Date: July 12, 1951
Creator: Kempner, Daniel W. (Daniel Webster), 1877-1956
Partner: Rosenberg Library

The Dallas Journal, Volume 42, 1996

Description: Annual publication containing genealogical information about families in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding area, including family histories, lists of records (births, deaths, registration, etc.), correspondence, and and other documentation. Name index begins on page 121.
Date: December 1996
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society

The Dallas Journal, Volume 43, 1997

Description: Annual publication containing genealogical information about families in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding area, including family histories, lists of records (births, deaths, registration, etc.), correspondence, and and other documentation. Name index begins on page 121.
Date: June 1999
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society

The Dallas Journal, Volume 49, 2003

Description: Annual publication containing genealogical information about families in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding area, including family histories, lists of records (births, deaths, registration, etc.), correspondence, and and other documentation. Name index begins on page 129.
Date: June 2003
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society

[Letter from Linnet, Moore to Mary and Charles Moore, December 21, 1898]

Description: Letter from Linnet Moore to her parents while she is away at school. She talks of the upcoming Christmas and the celebrations. Students of their costumes for the Christmas ball and who they are going with. The religious ones talk about their church suppers and Christmas services. She is becoming more used to living with Mrs. Rawlings and Lula Dalton. Lula and her two brothers are orphans that were raised by Mrs. Rawlings for a payment of $10.00 each per month since the youngest son, Melvin, was 6 months old. Includes a fragment of the original envelope.
Date: December 21, 1898
Creator: Moore, Linnet
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Orphanages]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 6 P.M.
Date: September 30, 1982
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Bryan House]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 10pm.
Date: November 20, 1988, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections