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T for Texas: a State Full of Folklore

Description: Collection of popular folklore of Texas, including information about crafts, stories about vampires, stories about peyote ceremonies, prison folklore, folk songs, and other miscellaneous folk tales.
Date: 1982
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press
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[Letters from J. Sabina Rucker to Charles B. Moore, June 15-16, 1888]

Description: These letters are from the Charles B. Moore Collection. They are written by J. Sabina Rucker to her brother, Charles B. Moore. In this letter, Sabina updates Charles on the Rucker family and details the country around her. She notes that while in the country she saw cowboys herding fifteen hundred cattle to New Mexico. The topic of this first letter moves to correspondences she had begun writing to Henry or Solomon. She discusses their travel and lodging plans and then closes the letter. Her brief, second letter was written on June 16, 1888. She discusses a house the family is looking at and notes that they saw a pack of dogs as they were coming into town. She details some news about a family friends and closes the letter because of the misting rain. The envelope is included with the letters.
Date: June 15, 1888
Creator: Rucker, J. Sabina
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: News Briefs (Boy Essay Winner)]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a story covering a news story about Charles Young winning a trip to New York City by writing an essay about the importance of baseball. Title from script.
Date: August 17, 1951
Duration: 28 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Baird farm]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: April 7, 1982, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 32 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Cross Plains gas]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: January 5, 1981
Duration: 1 minute 49 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Estes release]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about Billy Sol Estes' plans upon his release from prison.
Date: 1971-05-12T24:00:00
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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T for Texas: a State Full of Folklore

Description: Collection of popular folklore of Texas, including information about crafts, stories about vampires, stories about peyote ceremonies, prison folklore, folk songs, and other miscellaneous folk tales.
Date: 2017
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press
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[News Clip: Floods]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: June 17, 1952
Duration: 1 minute 18 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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