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Ensilage-Cutting Machine.

Description: Patent for ensilage-cutting that will efficiently cut corn and other rough feed. It can be driven clockwise of anti-clockwise, can discharge the cut feed at different points, and has few parts. There are no cogs or gears to catch the operator's clothing.
Date: November 20, 1917
Creator: Sinclair, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Corn stalk tops]

Description: Photograph of corn stalks. In the image, the corn on the very top of the stalks have not been picked yet. A utility pole can be seen in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Farmer grinding cornmeal]

Description: Photograph of a farmer grinding and assessing cornmeal. The man stands on the left side of the image looking down at the cornmeal, his right hand pushing a lever for the grinder and his left hand feeling the cornmeal that's pouring from the grinder. He stands in what appears to be a small wooden room.
Date: [1939..1989]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Farmer grinding cornmeal, 2]

Description: Photograph of a farmer grinding and assessing cornmeal. The man stands on the left side of the image looking down at the cornmeal, his right hand pushing a lever for the grinder and his left hand feeling the cornmeal that's pouring from the grinder. He stands in what appears to be a small wooden room.
Date: [1939..1989]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Train Wreck]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: January 5, 1980, 6:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 50 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Train]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: February 6, 1980, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 2 minutes 46 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Girls Holding Corn

Description: Postcard of two girls in a rural setting holding several large ears of corn. In the background are several animal-drawn carts secured to what appear to be horses. The girls are identified as, from left to right, Mogie Callaway and Geraldine McCullough
Date: unknown
Partner: Mesquite Public Library

[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

[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 Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, September 3, 1885]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Henry S. Moore to his brother Charles B. Moore. In the letter, Henry informs Charles of news from Collin Co. and it includes: the letter sent to Sam with a turnip seed in it, a family friend's haul of corn, the construction of the reaper shelter per Charles' advice, Betty Thornhill and Neal Moore's visit, the unexpected visit of Jim Nelms, Solomon's trip to Hunt Co. and details that he has not returned yet, the plowing of Osbourne's millet patch, the condition of his turnip plants due to the dry weather, Neal's reading ability and how he has been passing the time, Henry's discovery of a new star and details on how he has passed on that information to verify the discovery, Nelm's religious affiliation, the killing of a wild cat, political commentary on the prohibition party, and updates on weather, friends, and community. The envelope is included with the letter. It was sent to Charles when he was in Gallatin, Tennessee visiting kin.
Date: September 3, 1885
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Cary Nimmo, October 2, 1880]

Description: Letter from Cary Nimmo to his cousin Charles B. Moore in which he starts by commenting on Charles leaving for Texas. Mr. Nimmo talks about selling his crops, mule and a wagon to raise money. He talks about how sad his mother and Betty were To have missed Charles's visit. He also talks about the preparations he is making for his trip in November. The letter has the envelope with it.
Date: October 8, 1885
Creator: Nimmo, Cary
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Henry S. Moore, May 25, 1888]

Description: This letter is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Laura Jernigan, cousin to Charles and Henry Moore. In this letter, Laura updates Henry on the happenings in Grayson County and the news includes: an aside on how she has not written to him in a while because she has not time, a dialogue about A. J. Jernigan's trips to Sherman to serve on the jury and to Austin with Lizzie, a discussion about Phippen's time in the capitol, details about school ending for Phippen and his plans for summer, a weather update, a discussion about the condition of the crops and notes about the amount of milk butter they are making, an aside about Old Man Smith, details about Jack's land purchase and plans for the land, information about land prices in Texas, and a dialogue about the weather which has brought lots of rain. She closes the letter by stating that she hopes to hear from the Moore family soon. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: May 25, 1888
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
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 Will McGee to Mary and Charles B. Moore, May 25, 1890]

Description: Letter from Will McGee to his aunt and uncle, Mary and Charles Moore in which he thanked them for sending him drafting instruments. He said that the crops were being damaged by having too much rain. He also commented on the people who were leaving for "the promised land." He said that the Farmers and Laborers Union were proposing a new mill be built in Gallatin because the current mill was "robs people of half of what they have."
Date: May 25, 1890
Creator: McGee, Willie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles B. Moore, June 1, 1890]

Description: Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles Moore in which she talks about the health of her family and friends. She also discusses the crops, the visits of friends and family, working in the garden and he heat, and her sewing. Birdie included a letter to Linnet in which she writes about her goslings, news of family and friends, and an update on the babies in the family.
Date: June 1, 1890
Creator: McGee, Dinkie & McGee, Birdie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles B. Moore]

Description: Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles Moore in which she discusses the weather, crops, visits to and from family and friends, and her garden of vegetables and flowers. She says that it is so hot that horses are dieing while plowing the fields. She mentions sending a sample of cloth that she is using in her sewing. The last page of the letter has the imprint of a check pattern.
Date: June 29, 1890
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles B. Moore, April 14, 1891]

Description: Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles B. Moore in which she updates them on the health of family members, the crops, and the weather. She thanks them for the bluing. She also says that her family is selling sheep and lambs. She has been making money selling eggs and butter. She asks if Mary has had her "teeth out." Included with this letter is a swatch of blue fabric with a white line design of squares.
Date: April 14, 1891
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Tarply, E. D. to Charles B. Moore, December 6, 1891]

Description: Letter from E. D. Tarply to Charles Moore in December of 1891. The letter has split along the folds, which has caused the loss of some of the contents. He writes about his children's schools. He also give news about the weather; milling corn and wheat; the health of family and friends; and that he hoped to go to the Columbia Exposition.
Date: December 6, 1891
Creator: Tarply, E. D.
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 Birdie and Dinkie McGee to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, March 10,1893]

Description: Letter from Birdie McGee to her cousin Linnet detailed Birdie and her grandmother's shared birthday celebration. The letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles Moore gave details on the health of several members of the family; the weather; the cost of crops; and the cutting of carpet rags. Included is a note saying that pieces of Birdie's dresses would be included. The smaller pieces are from Birdie's dress and the larger piece from a dress for Dinkie.
Date: March 10, 1893
Creator: McGee, Birdie & McGee, Dinkie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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