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[Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, October 10,1879]

Description: Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to her husband, John Patterson Osterhout. Junia wrote her husband while she and a couple of their children were visiting family. She mentioned various family members that were sick and that her two daughters had bad colds. The letter ended with her story about the news of a fire that broke out in Belton, Texas.
Date: October 10, 1879
Creator: Osterhout, Junia Roberts
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Sarah Hartly to Junia Roberts Osterhout, December 10, 1870]

Description: Letter from Sarah Hartly to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The letter was written in two parts on different days. In the first half, Sarah informs Junia of her daily life. In the second portion of the letter, she tells Junia that she recently received news of a death in the family and writes about how her children have grown.
Date: December 10, 1870
Creator: Hartly, Sarah
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Ruth A. Morton to John Herrera - 1953-04-10]

Description: Letter from Ruth A. Morton, Field Secretary, Community Relations Program, American Friends Service Committee in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to John Herrera dated April 10, 1953. This is an inquiry about the migrant agricultural labor situation in Texas and how the American Friends Service Committee can determine if there is a need for specific programs to help migrant agricultural workers.
Date: April 10, 1953
Creator: Morton, Ruth A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[David Mitchell and Descendants]

Description: Copy of "David Mitchell and Descendants" originally written by Thomas Mitchell, Jr. The manuscript starts with David Mitchell, possibly a Revolutionary soldier, and details what is known about his life and those of his descendants. The record ends with the marriage of his widow, Sarah Patterson Mitchell Frear, to Abraham Frear. It states that she was the mother and grandmother of many Frears and Mitchells in the family. After the record, there is a note about the original manuscript's author; it was then copied by Ora Osterhout.
Date: August 10, 1936
Creator: Osterhout, Ora
Partner: Austin College

[Postcard of Montgomery County Courthouse]

Description: Postcard of the Montgomery County Courthouse in Clarksville, Tennessee. A handwritten note addressed to Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Campbell says "Dear Helen and all. This is Sat. morning and our Co. just returned from a one day bivouac. It was the first night spent in a pup tent. Two of us had 6 blankets. Can you imagine me getting cold. We had a very interesting time and everyone seemed to cooperate very well. Each one cooked his own meal last nite. Bro. Woodrow."
Date: October 10, 1942
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Camp Barkeley Parade Grounds]

Description: Postcard of soldiers marching on the parade grounds at Camp Barkeley in Abilene, Texas. A handwritten note addressed to Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Hello all- Received your letter yesterday & am glad to hear you are still all ok. It was approx 1850 miles down here. Arrived in good time Saturday. Rained most of this week and [?] of cold. Bought 8FL of antifreeze tonite (alcohol base) it is quite scarce here. Woodrow."
Date: December 10, 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum