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Nurse; Nurse & Patient

Description: Copy photograph of two images of a polio unit. In the left image a nurse stands in a doorway. The side of an iron lung is visible in the foreground. The right image shows a nurse smiling with her left hand on the head of a patient in an iron lung. In the foreground is another patient in bed.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Children; Children & Nurse

Description: Copy photograph of two images of children in a polio unit. The left image shows two small boys sitting on a lawn. The right image shows a nurse holding a young child. The child is sitting on a table. Other nurses are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Nurse

Description: Copy photograph of two images of polio unit nurses. In the top image a nurse poses with her right hand on her hip. She is reaching for something in a closet behind her. In the bottom image, a nurse sits at a desk. In the background is a refrigerator.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Postcard from Gwendalene to Lois Matlock]

Description: Postcard from a girl named Gwendalene to Lois Matlock saying that she has been sick lately and does not want to go to school in the cold weather. The image on the front of the card shows a small angel-like boy holding a red heart and a bow with arrows and a caption that says: "To my Valentine."
Date: 191u
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

[Letter from John K. Strecker, Jr. to Josephine Bahl, August 22, 1896]

Description: Letter written to Josephine Bahl from John K. Strecker, Jr. This letter discusses his recent bout of sickness and the fact that his doctor says he should not read or write. John also relays information on her relatives in Waco who were recovering from scarlatina: "Leda, boy, and Blon are all nearly well...they merely had a light form of scarlatina."
Date: August 22, 1896
Creator: Strecker, John K., Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Two Letters from Elmer Holcomb Wheatly to Josephine Wheatly, August 10, 1904]

Description: Two letters written to Josephine Wheatly from her husband, Elmer Holcomb Wheatly, in Waco, Texas. The first letter discusses Josephine's father's sickness and that her mother is coming down to see him; Elmer and Harry Bahl had not told him that she was coming. The second letter is a response sent shortly after the first, and it states: "Papa is no better he is real sick Harry will write you this morning."
Date: August 10, 1904
Creator: Wheatly, Elmer Holcomb
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Letter from David S. Kennard to his mother Sarah Kennard, September 10, 1862]

Description: Letter written by David S. Kennard to his mother Sarah Kennard discussing his reception of two of her letters. He details that he has had a "long spell of sickness" which has delayed his response to her correspondence. He discusses updates of acquaintances and mentions to his mother that he has had a photograph taken of himself. He lets her know he will mail it to Jennie on the day he wrote this letter.He closes the letter detailing to his mother that he has nothing more to write and that he would remain affectionately hers.
Date: September 10, 1862
Creator: Kennard, David S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David S. Kennard to A.D. Kennard, November 20, 1862]

Description: Letter from David S. Kennard to A.D. Kennard from Camp Nelson, Arkansas, discussing all the sickness in the camp. Wesley Gentry is very sick and old man Gentry is staying with him in a house, William Sanders was sick, and Henry Walker died about a week ago. Old Mr. Higgens and Simian came by with Jim Higgens, who they were taking home. William Boathright paid money he owed. They may be marching soon. Heard about big battle in Virginia where General Lee routed McClelland's whole army. Kennard mentions he heard that France had recognized the South and the "Old United States" had declared war against her.
Date: November 22, 1862
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from M. C. Vanter to Linnet Moore, May 9, 1898]

Description: In this letter, Vanter discusses with Moore he planned visit to Fort Worth. Vanter apologizes for not being able to visit Moore as last summer and urges Moore to write to her to let her know when school is out. During the trip to Fort Worth, Vanter plans on paying Moore and Visit. She details that an illness prevented her from visiting last summer. Vanter ask about Moore family and states that she hopes they are all well. She also asks about friends and Moore's kin and states that she may not know anybody there as it has been a while since she has visited. She inquires about Mr. Drury and closes the letter. She notes that she hopes to hear from Linnet soon. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: May 9, 1898
Creator: Vanter, M. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Dallas Flood Folo]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about flooding in Dallas and Fort Worth resulting in damaged homes and a mosquito invasion.
Date: May 14, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections