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[Home Service Memorial Pamphlet]

Description: This pamphlet describes the memorial service held by the First Baptist Church of Paris, TX to honor the soldiers from Lamar County who were killed during World War I. The front cover features text identifying the event to be held as a Home Service Memorial conducted by the American Red Cross "For the sons of Lamar County who have given their lives in service of their country" at the First Baptist Church of Paris, Texas on March 7th, 1919. The inside of the pamphlet contains a program guide to the memorial events, including a list of hymns to be sung and masses read, as well as an honor roll of the fallen soldiers for whom the memorial was conducted. Jett Falls name on the third page under the list of Honor Roll individuals, tenth from the top.
Date: March 7, 1919
Partner: Euless Public Library

[Land grant title to John Bevil granted by Lorenzo de Zavala, October 29, 1834]]

Description: Title of Possession of Land given to John Bevil October 28, 1834. Included are all the legal transactions made between Texas Government and authorized persons included in Bevil's Title of Land process. This copy is a translated copy by P.H. Buckley.
Date: December 22, 1915
Creator: General Land office of the State of Texas
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from J.E. Simmons to Mrs. Isaac Zachary Taylor Morris]

Description: Letter from J.E. Simmons to Mrs. Isaac Zachary Taylor Morris (Isabella Waters Morris). The letter was sent on December 12, 1914.
Date: December 12, 1914
Creator: Simmons, J. E.
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church

[Letter from W.J. Johnson to Mrs. Isaac Zachary Taylor Morris]

Description: Letter from W.J. Johnson to Mrs. Isaac Zachary Taylor Morris (Isabella Waters Morris). The letter was written October 30, 1914.
Date: October 30, 1914
Creator: Johnson, W.J.
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church

[Letter from Hillyer Oil Company - 1917-08-03]

Description: Letter from Hillyer Oil Company dated August 3, 1917. It discusses the location and drilling of successful oil wells, and mentions plots of land for sale.
Date: August 3, 1917
Creator: Hillyer Oil Company
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Letter from W. J. and Birdie McKinley to Mrs. Moore, Claude and Linnet White, and Wilie, March 19, 1914]

Description: Letter from Birdie McKinley to Mrs. Moore, Claude and Linnet White, and Wilie. talks about the weather and how everyone is doing. He wants to send Birdie to visit them since they aren't coming to Tennessee. He says that a lot has happened recently, the National Bank got robbed. He hopes they like Fort Worth. He talks about the baby Mary Louise. He bought something by the head rather than by the pound, and hopes to make some money off of it. He asks about Ruth and Frank asks about her too. He took pictures of Lillian and he will send some pictures and one of the cabin they were going to stay in. Birdie hopes they are settled into their new house in Fort Worth. She says they are all doing well. She talks about her baby and how Frank adores her. She also mentions the bank being robbed. If the fire hadn't been put out they would not have known the bank was robbed. She says she is slower at sewing, but the children do take up a lot of her time. Especially Harry who has been sick all winter. She gives news on everyone and hopes they will come visit during the summer. She is sending pictures they took with a rented Kodak two weeks ago.
Date: March 19, 1914
Creator: McKinley, W. J. & McKinley, Birdie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Melissa State Bank to Claude D. White, April 1, 1910]

Description: Letter from Melissa State Bank to Claude D. White. This is a letter to inform Claude of the meeting for stockholders to elect a new board of directors for a term of one year.
Date: April 1, 1910
Creator: Melissa State Bank
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from A. L. Priest to Claude D. White and family, May 29, 1910]

Description: Letter from Ashford L. Priest to Claude D. White in which he sends best wishes for "little Miss Ruth White." He also discusses the crops and his garden. A note was added by "E & W" to send their best wishes for the "dear little baby."
Date: May 29, 1910
Creator: Priest, A. L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from O. C. Harris to Claude D. White, August 20, 1910]

Description: Letter from O. C. Harris to Claude White to give him an update on Johnson, the cotton, and to ask if he still plans to come down in the summer. He is interested in a land deal. He would like to buy the land for the coming year.
Date: August 20, 1910
Creator: Harris, O. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from James Jernigan to Mary, Claude and Linnet, September 10, 1910]

Description: Letter from James Jernigan to Mary Moore, Linnet and Claude White in which he updates them of the activities of family member, where they are going to school, and the crops. The children in the family are discussed, as are home improvement, and cooking. A note is on the back of the envelope that refers to money that is due and asking to stop one of two newspaper subscriptions.
Date: September 10, 1910
Creator: Jernigan, James
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from T. T. Webb to Claude D. White, 1910]

Description: Letter from T. T. Webb to Claude White in which he writes about an election and running for election. It appears that the first page of the letter is missing.
Date: 1910~
Creator: Webb, T. T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter to Linnet White, April 3, 1911]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. In this letter addressed to Cousin Linnet, a child write that she would love for Linnet to send a picture to her of Ruth. The child notes that she loves little Ruth, but that the baby has took her place. She details her mother's poultry endeavor and mentions that Chester says hello to Linnet.
Date: April 3, 1911
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Opal Drury to Mary Ann Moore and Linnet White, April 3, 1911]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Opal Drury to Linnet White and Mary Ann Moore. In the letter, Opal discusses that the family does not have any time to write due to the baby, notes that Clifford Chandler and the Harris children have the measles, and and mentions that they have a new carriage. Opal informs Moore and White of the successful crops in Greenville, and states that her mom has a successful endeavor raising chickens, hens, and partridges. She states that the baby is beginning to crawl and has one tooth. She also notes that she has "fell off so much," about 15 pounds or so and that they would no recognize her at all. She closes the letter by expressing her wish to see them this summer and hopes that they write soon. A name card for Dr. Benjamin Thomas White is included in the letter as well as an envelope addressed to Mr. Claude D. White.
Date: April 3, 1911
Creator: Drury, Opal
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from H. S. Wysong to Claude D. White, April 5, 1911]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. In this letter, Wysong informs Moore that he has enclosed a dividend check for $150.00. He notes that the minimal amount of capital stock has passed into the permanent surplus fund and details that the dividend check is an amount that is higher than previous years and is much more than they should expect to earn in the future. Wysong mentions that with White's continued cooperation, reasonable returns will be a realization and with those returns as a foundation, a conservative bank will be built. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: April 23, 1911
Creator: Wysong, H. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Alice Griffin and Birdie McGee to Linnet White, April 12. 1911]

Description: Letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. In Alice Griffin's letter, she notes that she has an experienced x-ray Doctor who has successfully treated a woman with breast cancer. She states that she will talk to her Doctor, but he will want to know specifics about Mary Ann's condition. She mentions that she and Birdie will do all they can for Mary Ann if they decide to go through the Doctor Alice has suggested. She closes by stating that Linnet needs to think this over and write her soon. In the letter written by Birdie, she discusses Mary Ann Moore's grave illness, mentions that Alice has also written about this surprising news, expresses her wishes to see her, and notes that she wants Linnet to write with additional news very soon.
Date: April 12, 1911
Creator: McGee, Birdie & Griffin, Alice
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. W. Berry to Claude D. White, April 25, 1911]

Description: Letter J. W. Berry to Claude D. White. He wanted to write, but has been sick. He heard from Mr. Drury that Mrs. Moore is going to have an operation and hopes she will be fine. He talks about the weather and farming. He is expecting to see Claude this summer. He talks about Pitt. He mentions he only writes when he has something to write for. He hopes they are doing well. She is sorry for not writing but John was sick and she has been busy. She talks about Mrs. Moore and answers the questions she had about the well. She mentions the rain and how it didn't fill the well but was good for the crops. She talks about her bad luck with chickens. She talks about gardening. Mr. Gibson died. Wylie Horn died the day before he was to get married. She mentions the other couples that were to be married.
Date: April 25, 1911
Creator: Berry, John W. & Berry, Alta
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Mrs. Edgar Smith to Linnet White, July 15, 1914]

Description: Letter to Linnet White from Mrs. Edgar Smith discussing news of family and friends. She writes of her children and the poor health of her niece as well as plans to see Linnet.
Date: July 15, 1914
Creator: Smith, Mrs. Edgar
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Mrs. Edgar Smith to Mary Moore, July 15, 1914]

Description: Letter to Mary Moore from Mrs. Edgar Smith discussing her family and health. She writes of her daughter's ringworm and her own concerns of her feet and limbs swelling.
Date: July 15, 1914
Creator: Smith, Mrs. Edgar
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Mrs. M. G. Sappington to Linnet White, December 29, 1914]

Description: Letter to Linnet White from Mrs. M. G. Sappington discussing her news of friends, family, and the neighborhood. She also writes of a new Union Station opening up for sending and receiving telegraphs.
Date: December 29, 1914
Creator: Sappington, Mrs. M. G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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