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[People in Lumberyard]

Description: Photograph of a group of children playing in large puddle in the middle of a lumberyard. A large stack of lumber is to the left and several adults are on a car in the puddle to the right, with several more standing to the side.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mugg, Kilo
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Longview Sawmill]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Longview Sawmill in Longview, Texas. The sawmill was located at South Mobberly Avenue before it was later moved to a different location. There are several workers pictured inside the sawmill. The photograph is mounted on tan cardboard.
Date: 1890~
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Letter from Belle to her friends and family, 1898]

Description: A letter from Belle in Tellico Plains, Tennessee, to her friends and family (the "home folks") in 1898. In the letter, Belle describes the events that took place during a great rain storm and subsequent river flooding in Tellico Plains, near the Tellico Lumber mill. While trying to secure her belongings and escape the home of Mr. Heyser, the general manager of Tellico Lumber, Belle fell into the water beneath a rearing horse ("Joe the horse"). She was saved by John Ballon, a black preacher, whom she called her "hero." Belle mentions that she plans to join Ballon's church and send him a poem entitled "John Ballon and the Flood of '98." Many of the belongings of all involved families were destroyed, but everyone made it out of the flooded area alive.
Date: 1898
Creator: Belle
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Timber]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: March 2, 1983
Duration: 1 minute 50 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Lumber politics]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: November 1, 1980
Duration: 1 minute 36 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Kirkland Lumber Company

Description: Photograph of the Kirkland Lumber Co. owned by Jim M. Wilder. Three unidentified men sit on the front porch of the building in the center of the frame. Long warehouses stand to either side of the building in the center and another lumber yard is visible in the background behind a low wooden fence. Written in pencil along the bottom margin of the photograph: "Kirkland Lbr Co. Kirkland Texas Aug - 1 - 1908.
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Lumber Yard Fire 1917]

Description: Photograph of a lumber yard fire in Childress, Texas. The fire is being put out by firemen as spectators watch from a distance. A large amount of smoke fills the sky. There is an unidentifiable building close to the fire.
Date: January 1917
Creator: Mark Hanna's Studio
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
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[News Clip: Dallas fire]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story.
Date: September 23, 1953
Duration: 2 minutes 26 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Third lumber firm is damaged by fire]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the third lumber yard fire in Fort Worth over the course of a month. The latest fire caused no injuries. The script goes on to describe Fire Prevention Week celebrations in the city, with a downtown parade of firefighting equipment.
Date: October 9, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Bancroft Lumber Company

Description: Photograph of the Bancroft Lumber Company yard. In the foreground are wooden beams and chains. On the right side of the frame is a metal fence and on the left is a large warehouse. In the background is a smokestack and a water tower.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum
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