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[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, August 22, 1989]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, Moore details his trip to Colorado for Mary Ann Moore and Laura Jernigan. He notes the town they are staying in at present, Manitou, and mentions their living quarters. He details the activities they have been experiencing such as hiking, searching for caves, and riding electric trolley's up to Pike's peak. He discusses that once on top of the peak, Linnet decided it would be great to stay in one of the little cottages that line the valley. During their stay in one of these cottages, Linnet, Charles, and their fellow travelers meet an interesting Texan. Charles states to Mary that his only regret is that she and the rest of the family are not able to experience the wonders he is seeing in Colorado. He mentions their plans for that day and describes the landscape for Mary. He discusses the railroad tunnels and the people he sees traveling up and down Pike's Peak on mules. He closes the letter stating he is sending a card that their traveling companion has collected and that both Linnet and He are glad to be in such good company. The envelop is included with the letter.
Date: August 22, 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, August 24, 1898]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, Moore discusses the days agenda and tells Mary they are getting ready for breakfast. He details a conversation he had with the Texan who is bunking next to their room and shares her plans, past and future, for this trip. He notes that they will have a picnic today and that he is collecting items from every where for Mary. He mentions that he met a woman who knew Will Wallace in Grand Junction. He also met an old Tennessean and "got a dollar worth out of him" in conversation. They plan to travel across the mountains on Sunday and do not know yet what route they will take for that expedition. He tells Mary she should go out and make a day out of an excursion somewhere close to home. He states that experiencing nature for one day is worth three days of household chores. He details correspondences received and the picture Linnet after riding up the canyon by mule. He mentions their lunch plans and closes the letter. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: August 24, 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Postcard from Frank L. Lynch to George Pendexter]

Description: Postcard from Frank L. Lynch to George Pendexter describing the vehicle in the picture as a combination chemical and hose truck number 2. The photograph shows the truck rolling down a street in Colorado Springs during a parade and decorated with streamers and flags; also there are around ten firemen standing or sitting on the truck as it travels down the street.
Date: [1907..1912]
Creator: Lynch, Frank L.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Frank L. Lynch to George Pendexter]

Description: Postcard from Frank L. Lynch to George Pendexter reminding Pendexter that he has not forgot about him. Lynch mentions that the vehicle in the photograph is truck number 1 riding through a parade in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The buildings on the side of the street are decorated in patriotic flags and even the vehicles in the parade have American flag decorations.
Date: [1907..1912]
Creator: Lynch, Frank L.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Lena Southern to Lois Matlock, February 10, 1910]

Description: Postcard from Lena Southern to Lois Matlock with a tinted photograph of the Cathedral Spires at the Garden of the Gods near Colorado Springs, Colorado with a small carriage situated at the bottom. There is also a short note on the back of the card that asks how Lois and the family have been.
Date: February 10, 1910
Creator: Southern, Lena
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

Horse Shoe Curve S.P.R.R. near El Paso, Texas

Description: Photograph of a train near El Paso, Texas. The train is going along a curved track in a field, and the photograph was taken from the rear cart of the train. Inscription on the back reads "Horse Shoe Curve S.P.R.R. near El Paso, Texas -- taken from rear end of train while train was in motion, note double header."
Date: February 8, 1915
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Letter from Linnet White to Claude D. White, August 1917]

Description: Letter from Linnet White to Claude D. White, whom she addresses as "My dear Dubbie." Linnet and Ruth are in Manitou, Colorado, and she writes that the she feels much better, and that she likes Manitou better than Denver. A friend named Marcellus is staying at the same hotel and is paying for all of their meals. She is also looking forward to Claude joining them in Colorado soon. There is an envelope addressed to Mr. Claude D. White in Fort Worth, Texas. It is postmarked Colorado Springs, Colorado August 6, 1917.
Date: August 1917
Creator: White, Linnet
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections