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[News Clip: Price index]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: May 31, 1978
Duration: 3 minutes 12 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Fruit]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: November 1, 1979, 5:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 09 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Mendoza]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story. This story aired at 10pm.
Date: April 1, 1969, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Older woman peeling apples, 2]

Description: Portrait of an older woman sitting and peeling a tray of apples in a kitchen. The woman is looking down at the apple she is peeling and works quietly. A table sits in the background on the right of the image, and a window with drapes pulled back right above it, it appears to be nighttime.
Date: [1939..1989]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Two boys carrying a basket of apples]

Description: Photograph of two boys carrying a metal basin full of apples into a backyard. The boys are positioned in the top right portion of the image, carrying the apples through a fence gate to a group of people seen peeling the apples in the lower left hand corner. It is dark outside and one bright light illuminates the scene off camera on the right.
Date: [1939..1989]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Apples in a backyard]

Description: Photograph of a different bins filled with apples in a backyard. The apples sit in the bottom right part of the image on a small porch of what appears to be a shed. Beyond the fence, there are hills and foliage sitting in the background.
Date: [1939..1989]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Group of boys peeling apples]

Description: Photograph of a group of boys varying in ages peeling apples outside. The boys sit close together on the right side of the image up against the side of a building and two baskets of apples sit in the middle of them. Behind them is a fence with overgrown foliage on it and a night sky.
Date: [1939..1989]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Chimps]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: August 1, 1978, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 59 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Headline TZ]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: 1979-08T22:00:00
Duration: 49 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[McAllen, Texas: Rio Grande River and Reynosa, Mexico]

Description: This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in McAllen, Texas. The first segment of the film includes Tony Roma’s restaurant of McAllen, a couple being filmed inside, and an interview with its General Manager and CEO, Richard D. Guerra. Guerra describes McAllen as the “home of the Texas Ruby Red grapefruit” and “square dancing capital of the world”. During the interview with Guerra, an off-camera female crew member says that she is shooting footage for “Discover America” and mentions the show’s producer. Throughout the footage in this film, the crew talks casually off-camera while filming panoramas of the city and its town square. The next segment of the video follows a group of senior citizens visiting sites near the Mexican border. They walk through an open air market, they approach border crossing to Reynosa, Mexico, they watch orioles and other birds at the Bentsen Rio Grande Valley State Park of the Texas Park and Wildlife Department, and then they leave the park in an RV. Next, a female crewmember appears on camera and poses as a visitor to a mission, as the crew film shots of the mission interior and grounds. The film ends at the Rio Grande River, where a man and woman push off from shore in a motorized rowboat, and a rope-pulled ferry transports passenger cars and people across the river.
Date: unknown
Duration: 1 hour 29 minutes 31 seconds
Partner: UNT Media Library

[McAllen, Texas: Home of the Texas Ruby Red Grapefruit and Square Dancing Capital of the World]

Description: This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in McAllen, Texas and the nearby town of Mission. It includes footage of the Mission Citrus Fiesta of 1995, a citrus grove, and a square dance gathering. The film begins in Mission, TX, and captures footage of the Citrus Fiesta parade, including: family groups and spectators; souvenir vendors; the Mission High School JROTC Eagle Battalion of the US Army; Mission Junior High and Mission High School marching bands, dancers, color guard, and cheerleaders all in burgundy, white, and gold uniforms; various floats advertising "Border Fest", "Citrus Fiesta '95", "Texas, 1995", Converse shoe brand, Miss Hidalgo 1995, E.R. Chapa Elementary School, and Mission Bell Resort; bald eagle and bee mascots; female pageant winners in ball gowns; and the local police. The next segment of the film takes place in McAllen and features a citrus grove and an adjoining country store called Klement's Grove. The store sells and offers samples of citrus fruits like grapefruit, tangerines, and oranges. Miscellaneous scenes cover: a cookout and social gathering of senior citizens; a mission bell tower; and grazing cows. Last, the film shows an indoor square dance gathering, with traditional costumes, musicians, and dance leaders.
Date: unknown
Duration: 57 minutes 47 seconds
Partner: UNT Media Library

[Fruit and Dairy Farm]

Description: Postcard of John Gates' Farm in Port Arthur, Texas. The view is from across the street and there is a small road and fence in front of the farm. There is one large, two-story building on the right with a porch. Two other smaller buildings are on the left, which appear to be barns. The caption beneath the photograph reads, "John W. Gates' Model Truck, Fruit and Dairy Farm, Port Arthur, Tex." The back of the postcard has partially illegible handwriting written on it.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Letter from Luara Jernigan to Mary and Charles B. Moore, November 2, 1885]

Description: Letter from Laura Jernigan to Charles and Mary Moore in which she says that she received Charles's letter about his trip. She says that she is unwell with dengue fever. She also talks about the mortality of babies in her area; the health of her family; and how the crops are doing.
Date: November 2, 1885
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Julia A. Barr to the Moore family, December 3, 1888]

Description: This item is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Julia A. Barr, Henry and Charles Moore's cousin. In the letter, Julia updates the Moore family on the happenings in Jerseyville, Illinois and the news includes: a dialogue about meeting cousin George Wilson in Eureka Springs, Arkansas while on a trip there, a discussion about the people that accompanied here on the trip and how long she stayed, details concerning the people she meet in Eureka Springs, a conversation about Seella, her two children, and Polly, a dialogue about their helper who was discharged over a year ago and how they are getting along without him, an update on the bountiful crops and how good rain has made it possible for people to get out of debt, a discussion about "Aunt" Sally Smith and Uncle Abner's family, a dialogue about Sottie Knaff's daughter, details about the Goodrich family, an aside about the town of Jerseyville, a dialogue about Mrs. O. P. Powell's children, a discussion about Wilson Cross and Ida Barr Cross, details about Fannie and her love for entertaining, updates on family, a dialogue about Barr's California trip and the places they stopped at along the way, details about the trip and the cities and sites Barr saw in California, a discussion about the trip back home to Illinois and details about their stop in Salt Lake City, an aside on how lovely the topography was from Salt Lake to Denver, a discussion on her return home, and a dialogue about recent plans. She closes the letter by asking how Linnet was doing, asks the Moore family to write soon, and sends her love to all. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: December 3, 1888
Creator: Barr, Julia A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie and Birdie McGee to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, May 10, 1891]

Description: Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles Moore in which she updates them on the health of family members, the weather, and the crops. She informs them that Ethel Campbell has died. Birdie writes to Linnet that her grandmother's feet hurt; her visit with Charlie Hoffman and his baby Altie B.; the dress she wore to a show; and her work on her quilt.
Date: May 10, 1891
Creator: McGee, Dinkie & McGee, Birdie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie and Birdie McGee to Mary , Linnet and Charles B. Moore, August 7, 1891]

Description: Letter from Dinkie wrote about her family's health; the dry, windy weather; she went to a dinner at the Guild Smiths and was not happy with the manners of the people who showed up; she ends her part of the letter by giving an account of what they had for dinner. Birdie wrote her cousin Linnet about the shortage of water; making cider; the flower garden; and the start of school.
Date: August 7, 1891
Creator: McGee, Dinkie & McGee, Birdie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary and Charles B. Moore, August 20, 1891]

Description: Letter from Alice McGee Griffin to Mary and Charles Moore in which she discusses the dry weather and some welcome rain. She recounts visits with family and friends. She heard the Reverend Dr. Hendrix from Dallas, Texas speak. She also made grape preserves and had plans to make preserves from peaches. Other topics covered include her garden, the start of Birdie's school, and the work her husband does around the house and on the farm.
Date: August 20, 1891
Creator: Griffin, Alice
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter, March 3, 1875]

Description: This document is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a letter to Moore from a woman named Helen Duncan. She details her love of writing letters to Moore. The conversation then moves to the topic of marriage and she mentions that she fears she will never find someone. She restates her promise to Moore, which was to find Moore a widow to marry, and notes that it would be a difficult task to find a woman to fit Moore's specifications of what he would want in a wife. She asks Moore if an old maid would do, if she wouldn't be able to match him with a widow. Moore promised to send a photograph to her to pass on to the Kansas widow. The topic of matchmaking moves on to Helen Duncan's home life. She states that she is happy at home and declares that she must have the "happiest home that ever was." She mentions that she shares her home with her family: six sisters, three brothers, and her parents. Helen notes that she has a strong relationship with her father and hardly does anything or write anything without telling him first. She states that her reasoning for this is that her father she no fault in anything she does, while her mother sometimes does. She describes her father's pride in showing off photographs of her and her sisters to visitors. The topic of discussion moves on to agriculture and Helen expresses her sympathy when hearing that Moore's fruit tress have died. She tells him if he were closer she would send him some of their peach harvest. In her closing remarks, Helen asks Moore if he likes Dickens' works and details that if she were on a deserted island she would be at home if she …
Date: March 3, 1875
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letters from Frank and Alice Griffin to the Moore family, September 24-26, 1894]

Description: These are letters from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The first two are written by Alice Griffin, who was Adelitia "Dinkie" McGee's daughter and niece and cousin to members of the Moore family. An additional letter is written by Frank M. Griffin, Alice's husband. In Alice's letter, she informs the Moore family of the goings-on in Gallatin, Tennessee and the news includes: an update on family members health, news about the weather, a discussion about Matilda Dodd, a dialogue about pickling and preserving, a dialogue about Bailey Love, details about deaths in the community and general community news, a discussion about Bessie, Mattie, Birdie, and Hattie Love, an update on the dress she is making for Matilda, details about Pete who is helping Matilda, and news of Bettie and Matilda's visit. In Alice's second letter, she details Matilda's and Bettie's visit, discusses news about family and friends, mentions her garden and box flowers,and writes about a dress she is having made and a dress she is making for Birdie. She notes that she wishes they could visit her next year. A visit from her does not seem possible she mentions, due to financial reasons. She closes the letter by wishing the Moore family would write soon and she promises to write more often. In Frank's letter, he updates the Moore family on the goings-on in Gallatin from his perspective. The news in his letter includes: news about his livestock, an update on the weather, a discussion about the sewing machine ordered for Alice, a dialogue about the crops, details about weaning a colt and purchasing a mule, news about the demand for jersey cows, a discussion about Alice losing her poultry and turkeys to limber neck or break neck, a dialogue about making money from butter and the jersey cow …
Date: September 24, 1894
Creator: Griffin, Alice McGee & Griffin, Frank M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Camilla Wallace to Charles B. Moore, May 10, 1896]

Description: Letter from Camilla Wallace to Charles B. Moore in which she discusses the William Boyd family. She says she met "Auntie" and was impressed. She says that she has never known anyone else that old. She says that Mollie Moore and family are living on a coffee plantation in Mexico. She says she the fruit grown in Grand Junction, Colorado are the source of most of the funds in the valley. Camilla requests the last letter her father wrote the last day of his life that is in the possession of Charles Moore. She thanks Charles Moore for the family history he sent to her.
Date: May 10, 1896
Creator: Wallace, Camilla
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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