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[Client Card: Mrs. F. R. Ahlgren]

Description: Client card describing work completed at the Roman Bronze Works Foundry for Mrs. F. R. Ahlgren, including a job number, brief description, monetary amount, and dates associated with each entry.
Date: February 1973
Creator: Roman Bronze Works Foundry
Item Type: Text
Partner: Amon Carter Museum

[Client Card: Mrs. Catmur]

Description: Client card describing work completed at the Roman Bronze Works Foundry for Mrs. Catmur, including a job number, brief description, monetary amount, and dates associated with each entry.
Date: May 1973
Creator: Roman Bronze Works Foundry
Item Type: Text
Partner: Amon Carter Museum

A Wake-Up Call For The American Dream

Description: Text for a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan at Northside High School in Memphis, Tennessee, about African Americans and the "American Dream."
Date: December 6, 1990
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Texas Southern University

[Client Card: Brooks Memorial Art Gallery]

Description: Client card describing work completed at the Roman Bronze Works Foundry for Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, including a job number, brief description, monetary amount, and dates associated with each entry. Piece included: bronze cast head of "General Forrest" (3.5").
Date: June 1954
Creator: Roman Bronze Works Foundry
Item Type: Text
Partner: Amon Carter Museum

[Maps of Memphis and Nashville]

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Memphis, Tennessee street names, parks, bridges, public institutions, military facilities, steam and horse railroads. Relief shown by hachures; hachures and spot heights on Nashville map. Scale not given.
Date: [1890..1910]
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Transcript of Letter from Sallie Fentress and Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, May 17, 1859]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Sallie Fentress to her brother David discussing news from Bolivar and it includes:town health update; news that she and Kate are not going to school; a discussion about the locusts she catches every morning; a dialogue about the weather; a discussion about David's baby and how the family wishes that David, Clara, and baby would visit; and a dialogue about handmade bonnets and clothing made by Maud, Sallie, and Kate for Clara and the baby. Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress discussing news from Bolivar and it includes: a discussion about Aunt Susan's letter which details the doctor's resignation of professorship and his wishes to move to Memphis; a dialogue about the financial gains of friends who moved to Memphis; news about Kate's schooling; a discussion about locusts and the weather; news and updates on family and friends; a discussion on Kate's musical and vocal abilities; a dialogue about Sallie's musical abilities; and a discussion about the people staying with David's Uncle John and Aunt Anne's trip to Corinth.
Date: May 17, 1859
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sallie Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, May 17, 1859]

Description: Letter from Sallie Fentress to her brother David discussing news from Bolivar and it includes:town health update; news that she and Kate are not going to school; a discussion about the locusts she catches every morning; a dialogue about the weather; a discussion about David's baby and how the family wishes that David, Clara, and baby would visit; and a dialogue about handmade bonnets and clothing made by Maud, Sallie, and Kate for Clara and the baby. Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress discussing news from Bolivar and it includes: a discussion about Aunt Susan's letter which details the doctor's resignation of professorship and his wishes to move to Memphis; a dialogue about the financial gains of friends who moved to Memphis; news about Kate's schooling; a discussion about locusts and the weather; news and updates on family and friends; a discussion on Kate's musical and vocal abilities; a dialogue about Sallie's musical abilities; and a discussion about the people staying with David's Uncle John and Aunt Anne's trip to Corinth.
Date: May 17, 1859
Creator: Fentress, Maud C. & Fentress, Sallie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Client Card: Mr. Carl S. Beatus]

Description: Client card describing work completed at the Roman Bronze Works Foundry for Mr. Carl S. Beatus, including a job number, brief description, monetary amount, and dates associated with each entry. Piece included: "Portrait Relief" by E. Rust.
Date: June 1966
Creator: Roman Bronze Works Foundry
Item Type: Text
Partner: Amon Carter Museum

[Client Card: Mr. L. D. Bejach]

Description: Client card describing work completed at the Roman Bronze Works Foundry for Mr. L. D. Bejach, including a job number, brief description, monetary amount, and dates associated with each entry. Piece included: "Portrait Head".
Date: December 1954
Creator: Roman Bronze Works Foundry
Item Type: Text
Partner: Amon Carter Museum

[Postcard of Forest Park in Memphis, Tennessee]

Description: Postcard of Forest Park in Memphis, Tennessee. Photo shows a park with green grass and several sidewalks surrounding a statue of a man on a horse. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard tells Lou Rayburn about the author's mother and her well-being.
Date: August 24, 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of the Memphis, Tennessee]

Description: Postcard of a bird's eye view of Memphis, Tennessee. Handwritten note on the front and back of the postcard speaks to Mr. N. M. Rayburn of the author's mother's health.
Date: August 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Letter from Maud Fentress, October 10,1863]

Description: Letter Maud Fentress wrote to her family regarding the problems she experienced when trying to send letters. She discusses the cotton crop and what her expenses are. The difficulties in acquiring a horse are given. She discusses the risk of capture, pillaging, and warns not to wear uniforms if going on furlough. She gives updates on family and friends. She expresses her anxiety over the freed slaves. She also gives her opinion on books she has read.
Date: October 10, 1863
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Personal notes, undated]

Description: The following document includes personal notes from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The notes detail a visit to family and friends in Tennessee. The document goes on to discuss the President of Oak Cliff school, a representative from the Houston Post, and agriculture. It mentions that it rained much of the time during a trip to Memphis from Nashville. The document is undated.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Personal notes, July 17]

Description: The following document includes personal notes from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The notes detail agriculture and travel to Tennessee. Moore lists travel expenses on the back of the page. The document is dated July 17 in an unspecified year.
Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from W. H. McGee to Charles B. Moore, January 15, 1900]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by William H. McGee to Uncle Charlie. In this letter, McGee discusses Mary Ann's itinerary for her return trip. It includes the date she will be returning and details her lay-overs in Nashville and in Memphis.
Date: January 15, 1900
Creator: McGee, William H.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, August 23, 1863]

Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress, urging him to pray regularly and to write her more regularly. She updates David on local events, including the effects of the war on the local slaves, as well as casualties.
Date: August 23, 1865
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 28, 1865]

Description: Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: a discussion regarding finance; news concerning the financial situations of family; a dialogue regarding crops to be planted and animals to be raised; news about Frank becoming Chancery Clerk and his plans to study law; news about Kate and her portion of the family's land which will be farmed on a small scale between Frank, Maud, and Kate; financial advice from Maud and news about a real estate transaction in Bolivar; a discussion about the state of society in Bolivar; a dialogue about David moving; updates on the lives and health of family and friends; a discussion about endeavoring to be a pious christian; and a dialogue concerning David's debt to Maud.
Date: September 28, 1865
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections