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[Potato Cellar Ruins]

Description: Photograph of potato cellar ruins on Alma Neffendorf's farm. The entrance to the cellar is made of stone and miscellaneous foliage is growing throughout the surrounding area.
Date: 1961
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

Sweet potatoes gathered from City's Victory Garden

Description: Photograph of men gathering sweet potatoes from Austin's Victory Garden. Baskets of sweet potatoes are visible in the foreground and cars are parked along the road in the background. Image was used in the City's 1943 Annual Report.
Date: November 9, 1943
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Laboratory
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Letter to Linnet Moore and Family, June 1901]

Description: Letter from an unknown person to Linnet Moore and family discussing daily events, crops, household chores, and news of family and friends. The letter is dated June 20, 1901 and June 21, 1901. It is torn in several places, making it difficult to read. Some of the pages are numbered, and some are not, so it is unclear if the pages are in the correct order.
Date: June 1901
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Bindie McGee and Linnet Moore, June 26, 1901]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to Bindie McGee Linnet Moore saying that he would be glad for Bindie and Linnet to come to visit and help Mary Moore. He says that Linnet has started a trip to Springfield to visit relatives. He writes about the difficulties with the rail road keeping workers. Willy had a tooth pulled. He sends news of the activities of friends and family. Charles relates that he purchased a plow. He give updates on the work around the house and the farm.
Date: May 26, 1901
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore, July 8, 1910]

Description: Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore in which she discusses her health, the garden and the crops, and the farm. She writes about how the economy has influenced their decisions on what to sell and what to hold on to. She gives news of her family and a baby that is teething. She relates the activities of family and friends.
Date: July 8, 1910
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore, October 29 - November 1, 1897]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to his wife Mary in which he writes about a trip Linnet is making to a fair. He also writes about picking cotton; what he has to eat; the pear crop; and requests information on family and friends. He writes about the building project he in involved in. Linnet reports on the fair she attended. She had fun, but the fair was "a poor thing." He said Linnet's trip cost $2.30. He lists who was at the fair and what they did. He discusses the rain and its effect on different crops. He states that there were four new cases of yellow fever at Memphis. He lists the activities and chores performed by Linnet. He updates Mary on the people he has seen and heard from.
Date: October 29, 1897
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore and Birdie McGee, November 9, 1897]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore and Birdie McGee in which he updates them on the cold weather; harvesting pears with Linnet; and the successes and failures of the garden and the crops. He also talks about the continuing construction on the house. He says that Billy Smith's daughter died.
Date: November 9, 1897
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore, December 2, 1897]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to his wife, Mary Moore, in which he updates her on his activities and what has been happening on the farm. He has a good potato crop and is storing part of it in Linnet's room. He writes that they are experiencing a bad "norther" with snow, strong winds and cold temperatures. He received a letter that said that Laura Jernigan had recovered from her illness.
Date: December 5, 1897
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
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 Henry S. Moore to Charles, Mary and Linnet Moore, August 19, 1893]

Description: Letter from Henry Moore to Charles, Mary and Linnet Moore in which he jokes about starvation and then lists the food he has available to eat. He was writing the Moore family while they were visiting family in Gallatin, Tennessee. Henry writesthat he has heard that there are more buggies than hogs in Texas. He discusses the financial crisis of 1893. He also talks about farming, harvesting cotton, and canning peaches. He is interested and would like to see a six inch telescope that the "College at Whitewright" (Grayson College) is said to have. He gives details on a picnic, trips he took, the weather, and his views on politics.
Date: August 19, 1893
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout, July 16, 1870]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his mother. He wrote to her to inform her about his family's affairs. He told her about his work and his affiliation with the radical Republican Party. In the letter, he stated that he believed they were the South's hope for prosperity.
Date: July 16, 1870
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Partner: Austin College

Potato-Digger.

Description: Patent for a potato digger, which leaves the potatoes on top of the soil and can be used in a variety of different soil types.
Date: October 19, 1909
Creator: Herring, Jesie M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department