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[Portrait of a Child]

Description: Portrait of a child wearing a white dress with a large white bonnet, sitting on a chair holding objects in one hand and papers in the other. Next to her on the arm of the chair is a box with a picture of Santa Claus.
Date: unknown
Creator: Braunig, Henry J.
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, May 11, 1890]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Adelitia "Dinkie" McGee and Matilda Dodd. In Dinkie's letter, she updates the Moore family and Alice on the goings-on in Sumner county. The news includes: updates on William Dodd's health and Willie McGee's trip to Nashville, a discussion about Lizzie's baby, details about a visit from dressmaker Mat Blackmore, community news of health and happenings, a discussion about the hat fashion for the summer, additional community updates, news about the strawberry crop, an details concerning a visit from family. She closes the letter by stating that the Moore family and Alice should write soon. In Matilda's letter, she informs the Moore family of the happenings in Gallatin, Tennessee, and the news includes: details about the health of family members, an update on the cool and rainy weather, news on the condition of crops and the planting season, a discussion about Birdie's duck and goose business, a dialogue about chores, details about Matilda's rheumatism, and additional community news. She closes the letter by sending her love to all.
Date: May 11, 1894
Creator: McGee, Adelitia & Dodd, Matilda
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letters from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, February 20-23, 1899]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore. The letter begins on Monday night February 20, 1899 and continue until Lula's last letter which was written on Thursday night February 23, 1899. She also has written a brief letter on Friday before she has mailed the letter. In this letter, Lula details for Linnet the goings-on in Burnet, Texas. Lula expresses her sincere longing for Linnet who has left home to go on a trip to Colorado with her father, Charles B. Moore. She updates Linnet on the latest news which includes daily events, friends who are planning trips,details about her own trip to Llano, a dialogue about a green waist she is making, and a discussion about possibly accompanying Aunt Mattie to Colorado to meet Linnet. She notes that she understands why Linnet was so ill with headaches and pains because she has slept on Linnet's side of the bed when the latest "norther" passed through Burnet and the draft made it impossible to sleep comfortably. She mentioned that she had to build the first fire since Linnet's departure. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: February 20, 1899
Creator: Dalton, Lula
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of Picnic on a Creek]

Description: Photograph of sixteen men and sixteen women standing on the bank of a creek. One couple at the top of the bank has an umbrella over their heads. The women wear dresses and the men wear button-up shirts, some with ties, vests, and suspenders. Two men are swimming in the creek. One man in the lower left hand corner of the frame is in the water up to his knees. Everybody wears hats except for the men in the water. There are plants on the bank and trees in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Moon Ranch in 1897]

Description: Group photograph on the Moon Ranch in the Davis Mountains of west Texas. They are, L-R: Mrs. Ed Callier of Dallas (Lena Evans), Glen Walker, Jim Gray, Mrs. Dick Wynne, Mrs. Guy Pitner (Virgile Paddock). In front: Mrs. J.D. Collett Bock, Mrs. Ernest Stephens.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Corners of Texas

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Texas, including information about folk music, folk arts and crafts, history of Texas, prominent Texas writers, and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 285.
Date: 1993
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Corners of Texas

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Texas, including information about folk music, folk arts and crafts, history of Texas, prominent Texas writers, and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 285.
Date: 2017
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to her sister, Bettie Wade, discussing the hard rain they had recently, looking at new hats and bonnets with Jennie, and other news. She says that she would like a new hat, but she cannot afford one, and their father is trying to save up for a new suit.
Date: 186u-04-07
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

Portrait of Women

Description: Copy photograph of a portrait of the Gregg sisters. Three women are pictured, two sitting and one behind, standing. The are wearing large, decorative bonnets and light-colored dresses.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Gathering Forest Trees

Description: Copy negative of three women and one man gathering trees in a forest. All women are wearing long dresses and one is wearing a bonnet. The man is wearing a large hat. In the background is a forest. Written across the left side of the photograph is, "Gathering Forest Trees."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man and Woman in Buggy

Description: Copy negative of a woman seated in a horse-drawn buggy. She is wearing a large bonnet. Standing behind the cart is a bearded man. In the background is a large tree and a log house.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Portrait of Annie Shaw]

Description: Photograph of a young girl identified as Annie Shaw. She is resting her head on her hands, wearing a large light-colored bonnet and dotted blouse, and looking towards the right side of the frame.
Date: unknown
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

Couple with Baby

Description: Copy negative of James French, Pearl Fountain Cook and Joan Berry as a baby. Mr. French is wearing a large hat, Mrs. Cook is wearing a dress and hat and Joan Berry is wearing a bonnet. In the background is a porch.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Couple by Fence

Description: Copy negative of Mary Hefner leaning against a fence with her son Price Downing. She is wearing a long skirt, button-up shirt and a bonnet. He is wearing coveralls and a hat.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Movie Poster, Silent Screen Star

Description: Copy negative of a section of a movie poster with various silent screen stars, this one being May Murray. She is wearing a large bonnet and holding a lace fan to her face. Her eyes are half open. There is text written on the image.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Five Women in Bonnets with Man

Description: Copy negative of 5 women, Willie Hardie Walker and 4 unknown, sitting with one man, Jesse E. Walker. The women are sitting next to each other as Jesse lays on his side on the ground in front of them. All of the women are wearing bonnets and dresses, while the man wears a suit and a hat. They all sit on grass and several trees are in the vicinity.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Couple with Baby

Description: Copy negative of Cliff, Billie and Joan Berry as an infant. Mr. Berry is wearing a suit, bow tie and hat. Mrs. Berry is wearing a dress with a lace collar and high heels and Joan Berry is wearing a light-colored gown and bonnet.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Family Picnic

Description: Copy negative of thirteen people posing for a portrait. All but one person wear a hat or bonnet. Three people play instruments. One person sitting in the front holds a rifle on their lap. This picnic is thought to have been taken in the late 1880's or early 1890's. Roberta Parker is the daughter of Robert H. Parker and stands in the far right on the back row. In the background there are trees.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Baby Picture

Description: Copy negative of Velma Stevens as a baby. She is dressed in a light dress and matching bonnet. Velma is standing on the front porch in front of two doors. The image was taken at S. 7th and Locust in Abilene, TX.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Slat bonnet

Description: Slat bonnet, cotton, medium blue with white dotted pattern, 12 cardboard slats, 5 sets of ties: 1 under chin, 3 inside bonnet at back of slats, 1 outside bonnet over curtain
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum