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[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, August 24, 1898]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, Moore discusses the days agenda and tells Mary they are getting ready for breakfast. He details a conversation he had with the Texan who is bunking next to their room and shares her plans, past and future, for this trip. He notes that they will have a picnic today and that he is collecting items from every where for Mary. He mentions that he met a woman who knew Will Wallace in Grand Junction. He also met an old Tennessean and "got a dollar worth out of him" in conversation. They plan to travel across the mountains on Sunday and do not know yet what route they will take for that expedition. He tells Mary she should go out and make a day out of an excursion somewhere close to home. He states that experiencing nature for one day is worth three days of household chores. He details correspondences received and the picture Linnet after riding up the canyon by mule. He mentions their lunch plans and closes the letter. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: August 24, 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, August 22, 1989]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, Moore details his trip to Colorado for Mary Ann Moore and Laura Jernigan. He notes the town they are staying in at present, Manitou, and mentions their living quarters. He details the activities they have been experiencing such as hiking, searching for caves, and riding electric trolley's up to Pike's peak. He discusses that once on top of the peak, Linnet decided it would be great to stay in one of the little cottages that line the valley. During their stay in one of these cottages, Linnet, Charles, and their fellow travelers meet an interesting Texan. Charles states to Mary that his only regret is that she and the rest of the family are not able to experience the wonders he is seeing in Colorado. He mentions their plans for that day and describes the landscape for Mary. He discusses the railroad tunnels and the people he sees traveling up and down Pike's Peak on mules. He closes the letter stating he is sending a card that their traveling companion has collected and that both Linnet and He are glad to be in such good company. The envelop is included with the letter.
Date: August 22, 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Observation Point at the Pecos River Canyon]

Description: Postcard photograph of an observation point at the Pecos River Canyon. The photograph depicts a concrete bridge dividing the mountain in the foreground from the rest stop. The bridge is part of U.S. Highway 90. The rest stop features a brick awning topped with large leaves and a gravel floor. A car is parking outside of the awning. Below, the canyon is visible, as well as a large train trestle stretching across two mountains. An inscription on the front of the postcard reads "Observation Point - Pecos River Canyon U.S. 90 Between Del Rio and Langtry, Texas. A letter is written in Spanish on the back, from Alfredo to Federica Abreu.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Photograph of a Group of People on a Railroad Track]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing on a railroad track. There are two men standing on the left wearing white shirts and dark pants and holding hats. Two women are standing on the right. They are wearing long dresses and holding hats. They are standing on a railroad track that is between two walls of rocks. The Fox Company's stamp is on the back of the photograph and says "Guaranteed for Life, Sep 1929, This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Co., San Antonio, Texas, Copyrighted 1927 by Carl D. Newton."
Date: September 1929
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[News Script: Last frontier]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the history and landscape of Big Bend and its nearby communities in West Texas.
Date: April 29, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Fires]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: September 25, 1970, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Inside a small, rocky canyon at Big Bend]

Description: Photograph of a rocky canyon in the Big Bend desert landscape with a mountain range in the background. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "Actually, for many thousands of years, Texas was underwater. Many fossils of sea animals can be found especially around Shafter. Even when West Texas became a lush grassland with many rivers and swamps, the animal inhabitants had little security" (p. 1)
Date: 1969
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Calf Slide - Nations Canyon - Davis Mts.

Description: This photograph is of a small body of water surrounded by rock cliffs. In the center of the photo, trees and other brush are growing atop the rocks. At the bottom of the photograph, the writing "Calf Slide - Nations Canyon - Davis Mts. - #3. Frank Duncan (c) Marfa - Texas" has been added. On the back, there is a signature that appears say "Ben S. Arant".
Date: unknown
Creator: Duncan, Frank
Partner: Marfa Public Library
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