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Portrait of Man

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Reverend William A. Nicholas standing, wearing a suit, and holding a hat. He was known as an "unofficial adoption agent" who helped place orphans in new homes in West Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Leyman Richardson to John Patterson Osterhout, May 14, 1866]

Description: Letter from Leyman Richardson to his friend, John Patterson Osterhout, in response to a letter John sent a month earlier. Leyman was grateful to hear that John had survived the Civil War and informed him of what was happening with the Richardson family. The government requested that Leyman be in charge of a school for children who were orphaned by the war, but decided it was too big of a project for his family. Included is an envelope addressed to "John P. Osterhout."
Date: May 14, 1866
Creator: Richardson, Leyman
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

The Dallas Journal, Volume 43, 1997

Description: Annual publication containing genealogical information about families in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding area, including family histories, lists of records (births, deaths, registration, etc.), correspondence, and and other documentation. Name index begins on page 121.
Date: June 1999
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society

The Dallas Journal, Volume 42, 1996

Description: Annual publication containing genealogical information about families in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding area, including family histories, lists of records (births, deaths, registration, etc.), correspondence, and and other documentation. Name index begins on page 121.
Date: December 1996
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society

The Dallas Journal, Volume 49, 2003

Description: Annual publication containing genealogical information about families in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding area, including family histories, lists of records (births, deaths, registration, etc.), correspondence, and and other documentation. Name index begins on page 129.
Date: June 2003
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society

The Dallas Journal, Volume 47, 2001

Description: Annual publication containing genealogical information about families in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding area, including family histories, lists of records (births, deaths, registration, etc.), correspondence, and and other documentation. Name index begins on page 117.
Date: June 2001
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society

[Letter from Linnet, Moore to Mary and Charles Moore, December 21, 1898]

Description: Letter from Linnet Moore to her parents while she is away at school. She talks of the upcoming Christmas and the celebrations. Students of their costumes for the Christmas ball and who they are going with. The religious ones talk about their church suppers and Christmas services. She is becoming more used to living with Mrs. Rawlings and Lula Dalton. Lula and her two brothers are orphans that were raised by Mrs. Rawlings for a payment of $10.00 each per month since the youngest son, Melvin, was 6 months old. Includes a fragment of the original envelope.
Date: December 21, 1898
Creator: Moore, Linnet
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Johnny Marches Home in Sailor's Uniform]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Johnny Camera, an Italian World War Two orphan who was adopted by a member of the 36th Infantry Division, Claren Thompson of Waxahachie. Camera recently joined the United States Navy.
Date: February 15, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Benefactor leaves on visit to Korea]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Mrs. Loyd W. Doughty, who gathered 27 plane-loads of relief goods to send to orphaned children of the Korean war. Money was also raised to send her and Dr. Yak Shin Lee to Korea to check on the children.
Date: June 19, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Orphans]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Korean orphans being brought to Dallas for adoption.
Date: August 5, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Orphan]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Jackie Chambers, a three-year-old Korean boy who was recently adopted by Floyd Chambers and his wife.
Date: July 4, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Orphans]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the arrival of four Korean orphans to the homes of their new Texan foster parents.
Date: July 3, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Workers at Convair Aid Lena Pope Home]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a ten-thousand dollar gift to the Lena Pope Home from Convair employees. The money will be used to help construct a new building.
Date: December 14, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Girl is Flown to Galveston Hospital]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Alice Oller, a nine-year-old mentally handicapped girl who was abandoned with her little sister at a Fort Worth railroad station by their mother. After being taken in by the Lena Pope Home, Alice set herself on fire, believing that no one cared about her. She is being flown to Galveston to receive treatment for her burns.
Date: February 23, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Orphan]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a new addition to the home of Lieutenant Norman K. Donahoe in Pasadena. He recently adopted a son from Greece.
Date: October 23, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Two Dallas children orphaned by polio]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about two young girls, Diane and Lorraine Kimes, orphaned by their parents becoming ill with polio.
Date: September 4, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Sheriff's charity]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Tarrant County Sheriff Harlon Wright helping to collect clothing for Korean orphanages.
Date: April 28, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Korean orphan gets Texas home]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a San Antonio Korean War veteran, Master Sergeant Clyde Crawford, adopting a Korean orphan he met while deployed during the war.
Date: November 19, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: German boy adopted]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a U.S. Army Sergeant, Ernest Hardin of Abilene, and his wife adopting a young war orphan from Germany.
Date: January 22, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Boy visits zoo]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a young orphaned boy in Fort Worth hospitalized after a series of injuries receiving a special visit to the city's Forest Park Zoo.
Date: January 8, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: News briefs Xmas]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the First National Bank of Fort Worth holding its annual Christmas Party for children from the Lena Pope Home, the Fort Worth City police holding their Christmas parties, a police Christmas party in which "Ma" Carlton receiving a shawl and a jeweled pin from the Police Matron, and the children of George Dolan hanging their stockings on the television.
Date: December 24, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: German orphans meet new parents]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about five German war orphans beginning their new lives in Texas.
Date: August 21, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Homecoming held at Buckner home]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a reunion of former orphaned youth at the 75th anniversary of the Buckner Orphan's Home in Dallas.
Date: October 17, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Japanese orphans enter US school]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Francis and Albert Sharpe, two Japanese orphans who were recently adopted by Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Sharpe, beginning their education at the St. James Catholic school.
Date: January 20, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections