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[News Script: Cigar man]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about John A. Gorman, owner of one of the last two hand-rolled cigar factories in Texas.
Date: December 2, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David S. Kennard to his father A.D. Kennard, Jr., August 24, 1862]

Description: Letter from David S. Kennard to his father, A.D. Kennard, Jr. detailing news from Arkansas and it includes: details about receiving letters from A.D., from Jennie, and from "Ma"; a discussion about John Westbrook who was going on to Parson's regiment; a dialogue about not being "posted in prices of anything" except tobacco; and an update on his health. He ends his letter stating that he will answer Ma's and Jennie's letters another time and for his father, A.D., to excuse his short letter.
Date: August 24, 1862
Creator: Kennard, David S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from S. T. Appling to Sally Thornhill, May 8, 1899]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by S. T. Appling to Sally Thornhill. In this letter, Appling discusses the current news in her community. She details the goings-on and well-being of family members. She notes to Sally that she has rheumatism in her hands, making it difficult to write. Appling states that the garden is all planted and details which crops are successful or failing at present. She mentions that Henry is currently shearing sheep, updates Sally on community news and family health, and mentions they do not have much fruit this season. She closes the letter by stating that the family should write to them as soon as they are able.
Date: May 8, 1899
Creator: Appling, S. T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore, July 21, 1907]

Description: Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore. She wanted to write sooner, but it was too hot and he wasn't feeling well. She mentions what was eaten for dinner. She talks about hard times, but is thankful. She talks about the crops of wheat and corn. She talks about prices and practices for farming. She comments on how Mary is feeling blue about taking care of the farm and gives some advice for it. Sally went to go visit Mr. Thornhill's sister, who was not feeling well. She also saw Aunt Jane who also was not feeling well. She tended to Sue's chickens and turkeys. Alice and her mother went back to Texas, but Sally has not heard from them. She stayed at Alice's and it felt like old times. Sabina and Dr. J. B. Walton died. She talks about the trip she wants to go on. She talks about the weather and the rain they need. She talks about the teachers at the schools. She asks if anyone in the Rucker family got small pox. She is working hard and her children papered her room. She talks about her chickens.
Date: July 21, 1907
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore, May 20, 1906]

Description: Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore in which she says that she has had little time to write as Mr. Thornhill and sister Melissa are unwell. Bertha now has an organ to play. She tells how she made rhubarb pudding. Sally gives an update on her garden, an invasion of locusts, and the crops. She also passes on the news of the activities and health of friends and family.
Date: May 20, 1906
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore, July 16, 1906]

Description: Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Moore in which she writes of "sister's" death and the impact it has had on her. Mr. Thornhill can not walk and is unwell. She asks if Mary has heard of the death of Sarah Wallace. She died at Gainsville, Texas. The health of family member, her garden, farm animals and canning are also detailed.
Date: July 16, 1906
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Moore, February 12, 1911]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Sally Thornhill and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, Thornhill informs Mary Ann Moore of the goings-on in Goodlettsville, TN. the news includes: a discussion about the treatment of her eczema on her ankles and an outbreak of erysipelas on her arms, a dialogue about the farmer's duties at present prepping for a new season, details about a vegetable garden, news about Bryan's hogs and the family's poultry, a discussion about correspondences received and the news from those letters,details about those who have la grippe in that area,and a discussion about Bertha and Billy's children. Sally begins a letter the next day that is not dated. It would be February 13, 1911. In this letter, Thornhill discusses the letters she has received from Sis Appling, notes that Wash thinks he has found a cure for his rheumatism with Bodi-Tone, and details community news on family and friends. She notes the situation Alice Wright is in since her mother, Mary Jane Thornhill, passed, detailing that Alice is more hurt over how the family treated her more than anything. She states that she hope Linnet's baby will be a healthy one, and mentions that she now has six great grandchildren. She closes the letter by sending her love to one and all,noting that if her new medicine cure her she will let Mary know. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: February 12, 1911
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Dodd Moore, June 25, 1914]

Description: Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Dodd Moore discussing events since receiving Mary's letter in May, the hot, dry weather in June, troubles with farming, family news, and health issues. Sally includes a note to Linnet Moore instructing her to tell Ruth something for her. It includes an envelope addressed to Mrs. Mary Moore in Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: June 25, 1914
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally Thornhill to Mary Ann Moore, March 1, 1909]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is from Sally Thornhill and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, Thornhill informs Moore of the goings-on in Goodlettsville, TN. The news includes: a confirmation on receiving her letter as well as Mary J. Thornhill's letter, details about Kate's buggy, news from Alice Wright about her mother's health, a discussion about her health, agricultural updates on crops and poultry, news on the health of family and friends as well as deaths in the community, a discussion bout Eula Thornhill's newborn baby, and a dialogue about the aging and decline in health of their favorite family horse. Sally begins a second letter dated February 2, 1909. In this letter, Thornhill discusses Vera and Nilla, details that she has yet to hear from Tom Jackson, and updates Mary Ann on the on-going bad weather. She closes the letter by noting that she always love to hear from Linnet or Mary and that they should write her soon.
Date: March 1, 1909
Creator: Thornhill, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Who Smokes]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about cigarette smoking in the United States. The story aired at 6:00 P.M.
Date: November 21, 1985
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Improvements in Pipes and Cigar-Holders.

Description: Patent for new and improvements in Combined Pipes and Cigar-Holders which consists in "forming or constructing the pipe with an intermediate chamber which serves as a receptacle for a sponge or other absorbent porous material." (Lines 15-20) Illustrations are included.
Date: December 5, 1871
Creator: Bond, Virgil A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Match-Box.

Description: Patent for a match-box that prevents "the wholesale removal therefrom of large numbers of matches by users and borrowers and their consequent wasteful expenditure, which, when this happens, as it commonly does in hotels and stores, makes the cost of matches an item of considerable expense to the proprietor" (lines 14-20).
Date: February 5, 1895
Creator: Holm, Martin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stem for Tobacco-Pipes or Cigar-Holders.

Description: Patent for a stem for tobacco-pipes and cigar-holders designed to prevent nicotine from being inhaled. "The object in view is to provide a stem consisting of detachable members to facilitate cleansing when foul" (lines 11-14). The pipe is a serpentine shape and contains cotton filters in its crooks.
Date: September 29, 1896
Creator: Sjolander, Eric O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tobacco Substitute.

Description: Patent for a tobacco substitute "compounded of gentian, licorice, prickly-ash bark, and sassafras (lines 37-38).
Date: November 11, 1890
Creator: Miller, Robert A.; McCain, Richard H.; Chilton, George A. & Neil, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Clip: Vicki Carr]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 12:00 P. M.
Date: October 31, 1980
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections