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[Letter from T. A. Hensarling to Truett Latimer, January 20, 1959]

Description: Letter from T. A. Hensarling to Texas State Representative Truett Latimer discussing plans for a new poultry laboratory in north-central Texas for identifying poultry-borne diseases. Hanserling explains that Texas A&M requires $15,000 for this laboratory; Latimer is urged to support this funding in the Legislature.
Date: January 20, 1959
Creator: Hensarling, T. A.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Sanitary Nest.

Description: Patent for a sanitary nest that is made of metal unlike others made of wood. The nest allows for the animals to nest in an improved environment which helps prevent invasions from pests, climate, or any other unhealthy infestation.
Date: February 26, 1918
Creator: Brooks, John F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Roost and Nest

Description: Patent for a combined roost and nest for farm animals. The purpose of this new design is to improve the sanitation of current roosts and nests.
Date: August 26, 1919
Creator: Gilmore, Calvin L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Grandstands in a Field]

Description: Photograph of an empty field, surrounded by a barbed wire fence, with empty grandstands built to the right. A large building is in the distance, next to several smaller structures and a tall windmill.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mugg, Kilo
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[A little boy with chickens, 4]

Description: Photograph of a little boy with two chickens. He is squatting next to the chickens and touches one of them. The chickens have a black and white striped pattern and sit on the ground next to the boy. He is wearing a collared shirt, shorts, and boots. Another individual can be seen holding onto one of the chicken's legs.
Date: [1939..1989]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A little boy with chickens, 3]

Description: Photograph of a little boy with two chickens. He is squatting next to the chickens and pets one of them. The chickens have a black and white striped pattern and sit on the ground next to the boy. He is wearing a collared shirt, shorts, and boots. Another individual can be seen holding onto one of the chicken's legs.
Date: [1939..1989]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Hen]

Description: Photograph of a hen. In the image, the hen is bending over multiple chicks in a grassy lawn. A fence post can be seen to the right of the frame and large trees can be seen in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A flock of ducks]

Description: Photograph of a flock of ducks walking past a puddle. The ducks are all walking in the same direction. A wooden barn can be seen in the background.
Date: [1939..1989]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Prairie Chicken]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: November 16, 1979, 5:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 18 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Hayes Farm]

Description: This article describes Hayes Farm which raises animals for slaughter. Both the original Spanish article and the English translation are included.
Date: December 7, 2005
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie and Willie McGee to William and Matilda Dodd, December 9, 1883]

Description: Letter from Dinkie McGee discusses family news. Talks of riding "Old Anna" down to Bettie Franklin's house and how Alice was thrown by her. Discusses scouring and repairing the roof of the "little house." Discusses all the work that Willie and Jim are shucking all the corn and are going to town to sell some chickens and butter. Included is a letter from Willie McGee saying he sold the chickens for 20 cents a piece, he got the fence built and the corn shucked, Birdie's face is healing, and Alice got her prize from Mr. Marshall. The original envelope is included.
Date: December 6, 1883
Creator: McGee, Dinkie & McGee, Willie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda Dodd and Dinkie McGee to Charles and Mary Ann Moore, April 8, 1887]

Description: Letter from Matilda Dodd and Dinkie McGee discusses weather and cold snap that probably killed all the peach blossoms, but apples and garden looks ok. She recommends Mary get her teeth pulled that are bothering her. Abe is in town and Bettie is lonesome. Some geologists had come and visited Abe's gas well. Willie is working as chain carrier for a surveyor. Birdie, Mary and Bessie have learned to knit and Birdie is piecing a quilt. The women made soap and it only took 3 days. Dinkie's chickens are doing well and they sold all their turkeys at Christmas
Date: April 8, 1887
Creator: Dodd, Matilda & McGee, Dinkie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary Ann and Charles B. Moore, May 24, 1888]

Description: This letter is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Mary Ann Moore's mother, Matilda Dodd. A note at the top of the letter details that Birdie and Alice have been at Aunt Bettie's for a week and that the school has employed two teachers. She stresses that Birdie want to see Linnet very badly. In the letter, Matilda updates the Moore family on the happening in Gallatin and the news includes: a note on the letter that was sent to Abe and Bettie Franklin from the Moore family, family health updates, details on William Dodd's trip to Kentucky, news about Bettie's complaint about another "spell" and how she has been overworking herself, an update on the weather and the lack of rain, a dialogue about Tobe and what he has been up to lately, a discussion on how the weather has not seem to have affected the plants and fruit trees as much as expected, a dialogue about a photograph of Willie Bratney that was sent to the Moore family, a brief on correspondence received from a family member, news on the many deaths this spring, a dialogue on the future visits of family, details on the weather and that it has rained the next day the letter was started on May the twenty fifth, updates on Dinky and Will's gardening endeavors, a discussion of what fruits are available for preserves and for baking, and a note on Dinky's poultry and the amount of butter she has to sell. Matilda closes the letter by stating that she hopes the Moore family could visit and for the family to write to her soon.
Date: May 24, 1888
Creator: Dodd, Matilda
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letters from Matilda Dodd and Adelitia McGee to the Moore Family, August 15, 1888]

Description: This document is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a joint letter written by Matilda Dodd and Dinkie (Adelitia) McGee to the Moore family. In this letter, Matilda updates the Moore family on news from Gallatin, Tennessee and it includes: updates on family, friends, and correspondences which were received, a discussion about the dry weather and it's affects on the crops and the stock tank, a dialogue about Mary Thornhill, details about the produce that has been processed as cider, canned, or preserved, a discussion about Dinkie's poultry and the amount of butter she has sold, a dialogue about a disease which is afflicting the calves, instructions about the pictures which were sent to the Moore family, and news about school starting for Birdie,Alice, and Will. She closes the letter by stating that Linnet should attend the school with her kin. In Dinkie's letter, she details the happenings in Gallatin and the news includes: a dialogue about the dry weather and drought-like conditions, news about Will attending an ice cream supper at Limon McGee's place, a discussion about family members who traveled to Dry Fork for a meeting, details about a trip to Cousin Lou's place, a dialogue about John Wallace's burnt up thresher, news about a gift sent to Fannie, and a discussion about Linnet. She closes the letter by stating that Linnet must write soon. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: August 15, 1888
Creator: Dodd, Matilda & McGee, Adelitia
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Henry S. Moore to the Moore family, September 3, 1889]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Henry S. Moore to the Moore family. In this letter, Henry updates the Moore family on the goings-on in Collin County and the news includes: confirmation that the Moore's letters were received, a dialogue about Lila and Solomon, a discussion about the new well, a weather update about the day's rain, details on how the rain halted Gross and Solomon's work on the grass, a dialogue about Gross picking up turnip seeds in Melissa, a discussion about exploring the property for water, details about Jones & Co., news about Charles' red heifer, a dialogue about Jupiter, updates on the family and on friends who have visited recently, news about Bessie and Cloyd, a discussion about Emmet's bow and arrows, news of the Webb-Moyer death, details on the pastures drying up, a discussion about the sanctificationists, a discussion the options of splicing a team with Will Dixon to meet an appointment in town, an a dialogue about a skunk. He closes this letter and begins on the seventh page with a letter dated September 4th. In this short second letter, Henry details the happenings in Collin County and the news includes: a weather update, news about Lila's cow, calf, and filly, a discussion about the Moore's house and carpet, a dialogue about Sabina's dog Jacky, family news from Neal Moore, news from Lizzie Jernigan, community health updates, and additional family news. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: September 3, 1889
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, November 24, 1889]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It was written by Adelitia "Dinkie" McGee and Matilda Dodd. In this letter, Dinkie and Matilda update the Moore family and Alice on the goings-on in Gallatin, Tennessee. The news includes: community news, a dialogue about the weather, a discussion on the health of family and friends, and details on Dinkie's butter and egg venture. She closes her letter by mentioning Bettie's dress as well as her own dress and details that she is sending a swatch. She also states that Birdie is upset with Alice for not writing her and only writing the boys. In Matilda's letter, she informs the Moore family of the happenings in Sumner County and the news includes: updates on the weather, news about the hogs, a dialogue about the health of family and friends, a discussion about Matilda's new bed springs, and details about Alice, Linnet, and Birdie. She closes this brief letter by noting that the Moore family and Alice should write soon. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: November 24, 1889
Creator: McGee, Adelitia & Dodd, Matilda
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie and Dinkie McGee to Alice, Linnet, Aunt Mollie and Uncle Charles, February 9, 1890]

Description: Birdie mentions all the people that came over to visit and what Will got her. She mentions the weather they have had and was sorry to hear they were sick. She asks if Alice still pulls hair and that they would write her and Bessie and Mattie. In the letter to her Aunt and Uncle she mentions the weather and what her other Aunts and Uncles have been doing. In Dinkie's letter to Alice she says how happy she is to hear they are doing well. She mentions that their health is also doing well. She had many visitors. She went to town the other day and got some fabric, a dress other things. She mentions the weather and says she hasn't seen Mat R. Miss Nicie is getting married. She asks Linnet to take care of Alice. She is also going to send Alice some money.
Date: February 9, 1890
Creator: McGee, Birdie & McGee, Dinkie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Alice Linnet, Sis, and Mr. Moore, March 7, 1890]

Description: Dinkie mentions the cold weather they have been having. She had visitors and received news from Fannie. She mentions those who died of spotted fever. She invites Alice and Linnet to Birdie's birthday. She asks that they write soon. Birdie says she is sending drawings and wishes Alice would come home in May. She mentions her birthday and asks that they write soon.
Date: March 7, 1890
Creator: McGee, Dinkie & McGee, Birdie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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