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[Two Letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten and Walter Davis, October 10, 1943]

Description: Two letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten and Walter Davis, both on October 10, 1943. In the first letter, he discusses asking servicemen for news about who is being drafted, and hopes that his son will not be called. In the second, he acknowledges receipt of the Davis' rent, and advises him not to send the Motens a turkey if it will be too much trouble.
Date: October 10, 1943
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Two Letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Ike S. Moten, February 4 & 12, 1947]

Description: Two letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Isaac "Ike" S. Moten in Giddings, on February 4 & 12, 1947. The first letter discusses a gift of meat and sausage sent to the Motens by Ike, and his recent illness. Dr. Moten asks him to get some supplies for his tenant. In the second letter, Dr. Moten offers to treat Ike's illness.
Date: {1947-02-04,1947-02-12}
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Two Letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Ike S. Moten and Rev. L. E. Goodlow, April 11, 1947]

Description: Letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten: the first to Reverend L. E. Goodlow, on April 11, 1947; and the second to Ike S. Moten. This is a carbon copy with a letter on each side. The first letter discusses building projects, Moten's tenant in Texas, and medicine sent to Ike Moten. The second letter tells Ike Moten how to take the medicine Dr. Moten sent him.
Date: April 11, 1947
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[City Maps]

Description: Street maps of Dallas, Texas and Indianapolis. Bodies of water as well as parks, cemeteries, and other features are shaded in green or blue. Some kinds of roads are marked with additional symbols (there is a key beneath the title on the Indianapolis map) and most streets and major buildings are labeled.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Maps from Mitchell's School and Family Geography]

Description: This series of maps are printed on a single sheet with Maps No. 12 (Texas) and No. 14 (Michigan & Wisconsin) on one side and Map No. 13 (Chief Part of the Western States) on the other. All of the maps include major cities, roads, and geographic levels (relief shown with hachures) and have the counties of each state drawn in and labeled. On the map of Texas, there are two insets: in the upper left corner, "Northern Texas on the same scale as the larger Map" and in the lower left corner, "Map … more
Date: 1858
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 72, July 1968 - April, 1969

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research.
Date: 1969
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Post-Driver.

Description: Patent for a machine that drives posts and "can be placed on the running gear of a vehicle in such a manner that it can be readily adjusted to operate on posts at either side of the longitudinal axis of the vehicle" (lines 14-18). It can be easily adjusted and is simply constructed.
Date: April 18, 1893
Creator: Harris, Stephen G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Electric Meter.

Description: Patent for a simple and inexpensive electric meter that measures and records "the time during which an electric translating device, such as a motor or light, is connected with the source of supply, such as a dynamo-electric machine, located at a central station" (lines 11-15). Anyone can understand how it works, and it is more accurate than other meters.
Date: January 7, 1896
Creator: McGrath, William H. & Oram, John M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Texas and Southwestern Lore

Description: Collection of popular folklore from Texas and the Southwest, including ballads, cowboy songs, Native American myths, superstitions and other miscellaneous folk tales. It also contains the proceedings of the Texas Folklore Society. The index begins on page 243.
Date: 1927
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press

[Publisher's Circular with Written Notes]

Description: Circular produced by Garretson, Cox & Co., Publishers regarding Alden's Manifold Cyclopedia. The publishers announce that after July 1, 1893, subscribers of this publication should send their orders to them rather than Mr. Alden. An unknown person has written a note on the back discussing his appreciation of the Manifold Cyclopedia.
Date: 1893~
Creator: Garretson, Cox & Co., Publishers
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Magdaleno Lopez to J. B. Casas - 1956]

Description: Letter from Magdaleno Lopez of Council Number 290 to J. B. Casas requesting Herrera's presence at the Installation Banquet of Council Number 290 as well as the East Chicago Ladies Council Number 294. The Installation Banquet is to take place at the Gary, Indiana Gary Hotel on December 9, 1956 at 7:00 PM.
Date: 1956
Creator: Lopez, Magdaleno
Partner: Hoston History Research Center at Houston Public Library

Map of the great Air Line route : Ohio & Mississippi Railway and connections.

Description: Map shows major cities and towns, military posts, state and territory boundaries, and railroad companies and existing and proposed rail routes across eastern half of the continental United States; Dakota and Indian Territories. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1878
Creator: Ohio and Mississippi Railway Company (1867-1893)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Letters from Citizens to the Dallas Police Department]

Description: A collection of letters from citizens to the Dallas Police Department. Letters regard school projects, autograph requests, and a negative regard for the Police Department's handling of the Kennedy assassination. Some letters are accompanied by carbon copies of responses by Chief J. E. Curry.
Date: [1965..1966]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Department.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Letters Sent to Jack Ruby at Dallas County Jail]

Description: Poor quality photocopies of letters which were sent to Jack Ruby during his time at Dallas County Jail. The letters were written by citizens, many of whom express an interest in his well-being and spirituality. Newspaper clippings are included.
Date: 1964~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Department.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
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