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[Letter to M. O. Laisure, September 8, 1917]

Description: Letter to M. O. Laisure asking for immediate response with the dates of permission to consolidate the eleventh and twelfth districts.
Date: September 8, 1917
Partner: Smithville Heritage Society

[Letter from L. S. Lawrence to M. O. Laisure, June 29, 1917]

Description: Letter from L. S. Lawrence to M. O. Laisure discussing an enclosed consolidated seniority list, with the exception of three or four men from Lawrence's district. Lawrence also mentions he is going on vacation for two or three weeks and will leave matters in the hands of Brother Callaway.
Date: June 29, 1917
Creator: Lawrence, L. S.
Partner: Smithville Heritage Society

[Letter from G. H. Ramey to M. O. Laisure, July 6, 1917]

Description: Letter from G. H. Ramey to M. O. Laisure acknowledging the receipt of a letter from July 2nd, and mentions that the referendum vote of the twelfth district against consolidation of the eleventh and twelfth district is enclosed.
Date: July 6, 1917
Creator: Ramey, G. H.
Partner: Smithville Heritage Society

[Letter from Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen to G. H. Ramey, July 16, 1917]

Description: Letter from Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen to G. H. Ramey (c.c. to R. O. Calloway) acknowledging receipt of a letter from July 6, and reminding Ramey that the referendum vote taken by the twelfth seniority district was unanimous to not consolidate the eleventh and twelfth districts. The chairman states that the matter has been passed on to the General Grievance Committee.
Date: July 16, 1917
Creator: Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen
Partner: Smithville Heritage Society

[Letter from G. H. Ramey to M. O. Laisure, June 28, 1917]

Description: Letter from G. H. Ramey to M. O. Laisure discussing the need for notification to hold an application of the proposed consolidation of the eleventh and twelfth seniority districts, as it was rejected by a unanimous vote.
Date: June 28, 1917
Creator: Ramey, G. H.
Partner: Smithville Heritage Society

[Letter to The General Grievance Committee, July 6, 1917]

Description: Letter to The General Grievance Committee discussing the opposition of the consolidation of the eleventh and twelfth seniority districts, requesting that a former vote from November 1915 be withdrawn.
Date: July 6, 1917
Partner: Smithville Heritage Society

[Letter from M. O. Laisure and M. W. Curry to W. S. Carter, May 23, 1917]

Description: Letter from M. O. Laisure and M. W. Curry to W. S. Carter discussing the referendum vote taken by firemen in the eleventh and twelfth seniority district to unanimously consolidate the districts. These districts are to be consolidated in the new schedule in which a new seniority list will be made with respect to each individual's seniority in their respective districts prior to consolidation. The Districts will appear as District No. 11 in the new schedule.
Date: May 23, 1917
Creator: Laisure, M. O. & Curry, M. W.
Partner: Smithville Heritage Society

Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad Smithville District Seniority List: Firemen, 1917

Description: Consolidated list of firemen employed in the 11th & 12th District of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad South Texas Division as of 1917. It includes the name of each person and employment date, with the most senior person listed first.
Date: 1917
Creator: Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad. South Texas Division.
Partner: Smithville Heritage Society

[Letter from Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen to W. S. Carter, May 23, 1917]

Description: Letter from Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen to W. S. Carter discussing the referendum vote taken by firemen in the eleventh and twelfth seniority district to unanimously consolidate the districts. These districts are to be consolidated in the new schedule in which a new seniority list will be made with respect to each individual's seniority in their respective districts prior to consolidation. The Districts will appear as District No. 11 in the new schedule.
Date: May 23, 1917
Creator: Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen
Partner: Smithville Heritage Society

[Letter from Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen to G. H. Ramey, July 2, 1917]

Description: Letter from Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen to G. H. Ramey discussing a lodge (Lodge No. 572) that no longer desires to consolidate the eleventh and twelfth seniority districts. It is stated that the lodge does not have the authority to reverse an action taken by a referendum vote, but also calls for a vote to be retaken within said lodge. The letter also suggests the preparation of a petition if the recipient wants the concerns of the lodge to be taken into consideration.
Date: July 2, 1917
Creator: Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen
Partner: Smithville Heritage Society

[Letter from Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen to A. M. Hilliard, September 15, 1917]

Description: Letter from Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen to A. M. Hilliard discussing the informality of the request for permission dates for consolidation of the eleventh and twelfth districts. It is mentioned that the consolidation has been discussed the management of the company, but no formal permission has been given. The consolidation was not approved by the General Committee of the Firemen's Organization until the last meeting in Dallas during spring of 1917.
Date: September 15, 1917
Creator: Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen
Partner: Smithville Heritage Society

[Letter from W. S. Carter to M. O. Laisure, May 25, 1917]

Description: Letter from W. S. Carter to M. O. Laisure confirming receipt of a letter regarding consolidation of the eleventh and twelfth seniority districts. The letter also discusses schedule regulations that are to change when consolidation takes place.
Date: May 25, 1917
Creator: Carter, W. S.
Partner: Smithville Heritage Society

[Letter to Alma Hiller, October 8,1917]

Description: Letter to Alma Hiller from her little cousin, "Hef", who writes about what it's like for him at Camp MacArthur, a military training base in Waco, Texas. The letter also discusses other family members, including a newborn baby in the family. The stationery letterhead has on its left and right side, respectively, an American flag image and a symbol that consists of a triangle within a circle, and it reads, "National War Work Council, Army and Navy Young Men's Christian Associations, 'with the colors'".
Date: October 8, 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from J. E. M. Yates to Jack, July 19, 1917]

Description: Letter from J. E. M. Yates to Jack discussing his recent car troubles during his trip to Carrollton, as well as news of people in town getting married.
Date: July 19, 1917
Creator: Yates, J. E. M.
Partner: City of Grapevine

[Letter June Yates from "Papa," July 4, 1917]

Description: Letter to June Yates from "Papa" saying that Earl, and John Estill have gone away leaving him with more work to do. He goes on to say where other people have gone to and that they were going to have a picnic but the rain kept them from going.
Date: July 4, 1917
Partner: City of Grapevine

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Father]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his father Henry Clay, Sr. regarding his trip over to England. He was over the ocean as he was writing this letter, and asked about how things were going back home. At the end he shares the possibility of him becoming a major by the end of the war.
Date: 1917?
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Mother, Harriett Clay]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his mother Harriett regarding his possible visit home. Clay discusses his future deployment to France after aviation school which would happen "in less than three months." Clay also mentions the teachings of Colonel Rees of the Royal Flying Corps.
Date: [1917..1919]
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Mother Harriett]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his mother Harriett concerning the passing of the conscription and him having to decide what to do. Clay feels that it is his duty to fight and that he'd rather his mother know she raised a courageous and not a cowardly son.
Date: [1917..1919]
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family Back Home]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family back home on the day after Christmas possibly in 1917. Clay speaks about his flight training and his desire to become a scout; he spent Christmas there but received a turkey dinner from Mrs. Henson. At the end he talks about the clock he is making out of a damaged propeller.
Date: 1917-12-26?
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, August 1917]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his mother and family back home regarding his travels to St. Louis, Missouri. Clay says that they are on a train about three hours away from St. Louis but does not know about when they will travel to New York. Clay also tries to comfort his mother and tells her that she should be happy.
Date: August 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, August 6, 1917]

Description: A letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family back home describing his trip through New York City, New York in 1917. Clay tells about his going to plays and staying in different places, all while having virtually no money. This also contains the envelope in which the letter was delivered in.
Date: August 6, 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, Fall 1917]

Description: A letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his mother and family back home regarding his financial situation while in New York City, New York. Clay had to spend a lot of money on equipment that his lieutenant told him he must buy, later Clay spends a few pages asking his mother to be proud of him for going off to fight for a good cause.
Date: Winter 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas