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[Group of women at a boarding house, c.1900]

Description: Photograph of a group of women sitting in front of an unidentified boarding house ca. 1900. The 30 women sit or stand in rows outside in front of the porch, while a single bearded elderly man stands at back to left. It was common for students of the various higher education schools in Denton to live in boarding houses or with families around town, and many students from the then North Texas State Normal College lived in boarding houses. Photographic image mounted on stiff backing. Inscribed on reverse: "Boarding House".
Date: 1900~

[Group of women on the porch of a boarding house, ca. 1900]

Description: Photograph of fifteen women in front of an unidentified boarding house ca. 1900. The women are in two groups, one of 12 women sitting and standing in rows on the porch, while three more stand in a line on the other side of a pair of columns. It was common for students of the various higher education schools in Denton to live in boarding houses or with families around town, and many students from the then North Texas State Normal College lived in boarding houses. Photographic print mounted on card backing.
Date: 1900~

[Letter from C. B. Moore to Carry Goodall, 1900]

Description: Letter to Miss Carry that the book she asked C. B. Moore to read is not to his liking. He tried reading the book and he did not like the preface and then when trying to read the first chapter he kept falling asleep. He feels the book is not of his capacity. He says that it is not just this book and its ideas that don't agree with him.
Date: 1900
Creator: Moore, C. B.

[Letter from Linnet Moore to Mary Ann and Charles B. Moore, January 1900]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Linnet Moore and is addressed to he parents, Mary Ann And Charles B. Moore. In this letter, Linnet informs the Moore's of the goings-on in her community. She discusses her daily chores, details that they have eaten all but half a sack of the sausages and have eaten one shoulder and working on the other that was sent by the Moore's to her, and notes what she prepared for dinner during Ethel Berry's visit. She updates Mary Ann and Charles on the visitors she has had and correspondences received by friends. She mentions that she has not seen Mrs. Priest in a week, but details that Mrs. Woods has been up to see her. She informs the Moore's about general community news and community members who have married recently. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: January 1900
Creator: Moore, Linnet

[Letter from Mary Moore to Charles and Linnet Moore and Willie McGee, January 1, 1900]

Description: Mary tells them to read their letters and was glad to hear from them. She says that they are doing well and how cold it has been. Bessie came to visit them for New Years and they cooked the turkey. She hopes they are not having bad weather and mentions that Old Wallace came and asked about them. Will McKinley came to see Birdie and he stayed until 11 o'clock. Mr. Griffin is staying at Aunt Nancy's place. Bessie has her first long dress. She asks Linnet to write and tell her what she is doing. She hopes they are doing well.
Date: January 1, 1900
Creator: Moore, Mary

[Men and women on the steps of the Normal Building, ca. 1900]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and women standing and sitting on the front steps of the Normal Building of the NT campus, ca. 1900. The 29 men and women are well dressed, posed in rows for the photographer. Photograph print mounted on card backing, with decorative border around image. Several handwritten notes on reverse: "Ask Roland Green", "A.B. Tyson", and "Class, undated". The Normal Building was constructed as the first permanent structure on the campus of the North Texas Normal College in 1891. Between 1897 and 1902, a wooden porch/awning was added to the front entrance, the posts of which are visible in this photo. The Normal was stuck by lightning and burned down in 1907, by which time NT had become the North Texas State Normal College.
Date: 1900~
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[View of Wall Avenue in Ogden, Utah]

Description: Photograph of a view down Wall Avenue in Ogden, Utah, seen from the old Union Station, room 11. In the distance are buildings advertising Scowlcroft & Sons Wholesale, and F. J. Kiesel & Co. The closest building on the right is currently used as an office building for the IRS, however it is the former home of Scowlcroft Company warehouse.
Date: 1900/1914
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Jr.
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[Letter from C. B. Moore to Mary Moore, January 8, 1900]

Description: Letter to Mary Moore He received her letter and they all felt compelled to write her back. Willie finished and sent his letter already. Linnet was too tired and went to bed early. He tells her what he has been doing and mentions that he had some visitors. He mentions the weather and how cold it has been. He was hoping to get a letter from her that evening, but didn't. He talks about all the rain they have had. He mentions food that he has eaten. He received a letter from Kate Wallace and a card from her. He will try to finish his letter and send it off. Willie has been visiting Priest. He again mentions the weather. He lost a tooth. He talks about the letters he is expecting and how well their milk is.
Date: January 8, 1900
Creator: Moore, C. B.

[Letter from Linnet Moore to Mary Moore and Birdie McGee, January 8, 1900]

Description: Letter to her mother Mary and cousin Birdie. Linnet talks about milking and how cold it is. She has so much milk she had to throw some to the hogs, and she has tons of butter. The Thursday and Friday after her mother left she tried cleaning. Tommie tried to come over, but the weather was too bad. Saturday she made cakes with Gertie. Sunday she had visitors come over and then they went to Jennie's. Tommie gave her a bracelet and Jennie gave her garters. Monday she went to Melissa with some friends. Tuesday Claud White came over. Wednesday she went to a party and had a great time. Thursday she cleaned all day and then had friends come over. Friday she went to another party. Saturday she went to Jennies for a dinner. Sunday she stayed home and later friends came over. She plans to go to town and will write again soon.
Date: January 8, 1900
Creator: Moore, Linnet