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Hog-Crate

Description: Patent for a crate for use in shipping live pigs which allows for the free movement of the animal's legs while maintaining separation from other animals for identification purposes, including illustrations and instructions for use.
Date: April 16, 1918
Creator: Hirst, John A. & Hirst, Samuel L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Pig]

Description: Photograph of a sleeping pig. In the image, the pigs head fills the frame leaving the rest of the background out of focus.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Two pigs sleeping]

Description: Photograph of two pigs sleeping together outdoors. One of them is lying on the ground while the other is lying on top of them. An exterior wall can be seen next to them.
Date: [1939..1989]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Hogs]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about
Date: March 16, 1959
Duration: 1 minute 23 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Pig]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: August 17, 1979, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 58 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Bush-farmer]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: January 19, 1980
Duration: 2 minutes 17 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Food]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: January 6, 1978, 6:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 22 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of List of Taxable Property]

Description: A list of all taxable properties: 1 tract land 350 acres. John Emberson fenced 105 acres, and has 90 acres in cultivation. 1 tract 15 acres unimproved, 1 aged mare, mules, 2 milk cows and calves. Pigs, plows wrighting tools, a harvester and cultivator and other things. The Deputy Assessor assessed it at $2,360.00.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Clipping on Agriculture]

Description: Discussing the cost to produce a bushel of grain. Feeding hogs is also discussed. The cost of corn which is fed to the hogs, which is not making any profit because of the high cost of corn.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of People Standing in Front of a Pig Pen]

Description: Photograph of three young African American girls and an older man standing in front of a pig pen outside. The three girls are standing on the right of the picture and are wearing dresses with overcoats. The older man is on the left of the picture and wearing a suit and hat. They are standing in front of four pigs behind a wire fence.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles B. Moore, December 20, 1885]

Description: Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles Moore on December 20, 1885. She writes about her family's health and their activities marketing their farm produce. She says that John Wallace said that he had never seen as many poor people as he saw in Texas. She passes on the information that Lily Franklin and Charly Elliot are "going to jump the broomstick" (get married). She also says that there will be little candy and Christmas. William Dodd enclosed a note with the letter
Date: December 20, 1885
Creator: Dodd, Matilda
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles Moore, November 20, 1887]

Description: Letter relating family news and news of the farm. Many people having to kill hogs because of the drought and little corn available. She has been milking 2 cows and making 4 pounds butter a week and they get 15 dozen eggs. The spring has been dry since June and the water in the well is low. Pap has been sick with the bowel complaint. Discusses all the children's progress in school, and dresses she is making for the girls. Florence and Tobe are in Indian Territory and is "bossing the cooking" for 99 Indian children.
Date: November 20, 1887
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda Dodd and Birdie McGee, December 14, 1887]

Description: Letter from Matilda Dodd talking of family news. She discusses the butchering of the hogs, the making of dresses, and an entertainment the children are doing at the new school house. She talks of people talking about how there are hard times, but in going into town there were so many people dressed in finery so you couldn't tell. She mentions two stores, Bebe's and Mr. St. John's. She mentions several letters she received. Willie Bratney had been in the grocery business, but sold it out. Tobe Dodd wrote and said that Florence is overseeing the cooking for 100 young Indians that board at the agency and attend school there. Includes a letter from Birdie that appears to have actually been written by Matilda Dodd. Also includes samples for two dresses she is making. Also includes original envelope.
Date: December 14, 1887
Creator: Dodd, Matilda
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letters from Matilda Dodd and Adelitia McGee to the Moore family and Alice McGee, December 28-30, 1889]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. it is written by Matilda Dodd and Adelitia "Dinkie" McGee. In Matilda's first letter, dated December 28, 1889, she informs the Moore family and Alice of the happenings in Gallatin, Tennessee. The news includes: confirmation of the receipt of the Moore's letter, well-wishes for Florence's recovery, a dialogue about Christmas plans, community health updates, news about the mild winter weather and its affects on the community, a discussion about the rose slips and cherry sprouts Dodd sent to Mary Ann, details about their new neighbors, and news about family and friends. In Dinkie's letter, dated December 29, 1889, McGee informs the Moore family and Alice about the goings-on in Sumner County. The news includes: a discussion about Mattie, a dialogue about their Christmas and details on what everyone received as gifts when they were at Bettie's place, news about friends in the community, a discussion about a dinner she made and who came over to join the family, inquiries for Linnet,plans for a social, additional updates on friends in the community. She closes the letter by stating that she wants Alice and the Moore family to write soon. In Matilda's second letter, dated December 30, 1889, she updates the Moore family on the cold and rainy weather that has hit Tennessee. She mentions that Will and Abe have helped their new neighbor to build a barn and that Abe will help him build kitchen furniture this day she has written. She closes this brief letter by stating that the Moore family should write soon if they hear from Tobe and that Birdie will write later in the week. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: 1889-12-28/1889-12-30
Creator: Dodd, Matilda & McGee, Adelitia
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie McGee to Linnet Moore, December 8, 1892]

Description: Letter to Linnet Moore in which the writer, Birdie McGee, states that everyone is well. Her school is out because the teacher's mother is so ill that school was dismissed entirely. She has since heard that the mother died. She has started a quilt. She thinks Clemmie Albright looks better in a corset and wants one too.
Date: December 8, 1892
Creator: McGee, Birdie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from R. L. Landers to Charles B. Moore, March 3, 1891]

Description: Letter from R. L. Landers to Charles More in which Mr. Laners lists their mutual friends and reports on who is still living and who is deceased. He discusses his own family and their recent baby. He also writes about the scarcity of game "down on Sabina['s] old place." Mr. Landers served as the sheriff and later as a Justice of the Peace in Arkansas. He states that he wished he had joined Charles Moore in Texas. The weather, crop production and price, and sale of hogs and cattle are detailed.
Date: March 3, 1893
Creator: Landers, R. L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from William and Matilda Dodd to Sissie and Bettie, January 13, 1878]

Description: They haven't seen anyone in two weeks, Dinky has been very busy. There have been many parties and dinners. It started raining Monday, they are now enjoying some good weather. Their New Year's Day was beautiful then it got really cold and then it snowed 4 inches the third day. Someone promised to grind the hog meat they had killed, but did not show up because he was sick. Mr. Roddy died before Christmas and Miss Ev is not expected to live much longer. He tells her to write her mother.
Date: January 13, 1878
Creator: Dodd, Matilda & Dodd, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Will H. McGee to C. B. Moore, May 17, 1895]

Description: Will is enjoying good health with Alfred May cooking for him. He visited Alice and saw Birdie and Frank. He is building a cabin for Mr. Holder and he lost some lambs this past winter. He is thinking of selling Birdie's sow and piglets. If he can get enough work done over the summer, he wants to go visit in the fall. Moore's subscription went out and Will received the news that the money made it there okay. He talks about the troupe he is in and how they can see the play he is part of. He sends some of the lines of the play he stars in to Linnet.
Date: May 17, 1895
Creator: McGee, Will H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Charles and Mary Moore, November 30, 1896]

Description: Letter from Laura Jernigan to Charles and Mary Moore in which she informs them that Linnet is doing well in school with Lizzie Jernigan. She states that Jack is serving on the grand jury again. She updates them on the weather and family and friends. She also writes about soap making. It looks like one sheet of paper is missing from the letter.
Date: November 30, 1896
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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