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[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 21, 1864]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara telling her that he is sending food, candy, and cloth. He requests that she sew the cloth into drawers and send them back to him. He states his salary will be $110 per month. He then lists his expenses. He tells Clara he has had Yellow Fever. He requests cotton socks. He ends by regretting not being able to spend Christmas with his family.
Date: December 21, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 21, 1864]

Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara telling her that he is sending food, candy, and cloth. He requests that she sew the cloth into drawers and send them back to him. He states his salary will be $110 per month. He then lists his expenses. He tells Clara he has had Yellow Fever. He requests cotton socks. He ends by regretting not being able to spend Christmas with his family.
Date: December 21, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Air Compressor for Deep Well Pumps.

Description: Patent for a new and improved air-compressor. This design "relates to improvements in air-compressing mechanism for the purpose of pumping for forcing from deep wells and performing similar work; and it consists in the construction and arrangement of a larger and smaller air-cylinder, and the combination therewith of mechanism to force the air from the larger into the smaller cylinder to increase the air-pressure in the latter" (lines 22-30).
Date: August 2, 1887
Creator: Adams, John R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 22, July 1918 - April, 1919

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 367.
Date: 1919
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 42, July 1938 - April, 1939

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 435.
Date: 1939
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 45, July 1941 - April, 1942

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 401.
Date: 1942
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Backwoods to Border

Description: Book about folklore in Texas, including folk songs, ghost stories, Mexican animal tales, anecdotes about lawyers, folklore about Texas plants, riddles and miscellaneous legends. The index begins on page 225.
Date: 1943
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press

From Hell to Breakfast

Description: Volume of popular folklore of Texas and Mexico, including religious anecdotes, stories about Native American dances, stories about petroleum and oil fields, folk songs, legends, customs and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 205.
Date: 1944
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Manuel Gonzales - 1947-03-13]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter John J. Herrera sent to Manuel Gonzales of San Antonio, Texas. The letter is in regards to Felix H. Morales who filed an Federal Communications Commission application for a radio station in the Houston area. Herrera is seeking assistance from Gonzalez to prove discrimination in the application process.
Date: March 13, 1947
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Charles L. Belfi to Felix H. Morales - 1947-03-28]

Description: Carbon copy of a letter sent to Felix H. Morales from Charles L. Belfi in San Antonio, Texas. Belfi writes to accept the job offer as General Manager of the radio station and outline the monetary arrangement he is to receive.. A copy of Belfi's resume is also included which covers his radio experience from 1930 to 1946.
Date: March 28, 1947
Creator: Belfi, Charles L.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to Alsonso S. Perales - 1947-04-11]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of the letter sent by Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda to Alonso S. Perales in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Castañeda discusses the special election for the State Senate and the possibility of John J. Herrera running as a candidate. Castañeda provides details for obtaining votes and financial support for Herrera's campaign.
Date: April 11, 1947
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Homer Whitt to John J. Herrera - 1950-05-22]

Description: Letter from Homer Whitt, Whitt Printing Company of San Antonio, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated May 22, 1950. This is in reply to Herrera's letter of May 9,1950, regarding printing LULAC placards. Whitt quotes prices and quantities and also refers Herrera to some some Houston firms that could produce windshield stickers as Whitt Printing does not print them.
Date: May 22, 1950
Creator: Whitt, Homer
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library