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Backwoods to Border

Description: Book about folklore in Texas, including folk songs, ghost stories, Mexican animal tales, anecdotes about lawyers, folklore about Texas plants, riddles and miscellaneous legends. The index begins on page 225.
Date: 1943
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press
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[News Clip: Truck is burned after collision]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas to accompany a news story about a truck carrying 5,500 gallons of naptha crashing and causing a fire near Ledbetter. The driver of the truck was hospitalized with minor wounds, and there were no casualties.
Date: August 4, 1954
Duration: 1 minute 01 second
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Warranty Deed from G. B. and L. Taylor to J. C. Smith - May 9, 1876]

Description: Warranty Deed from G. B. and L. Taylor to J. C. Smith, selling a parcel of land in Montague County, Texas on May 9, 1876. The deed was filed with the Montague County Court Clerk on April 22, 1881, and was recorded in Montague County Record of Deeds on October 21, 1881.
Date: October 21, 1881
Creator: Williams, W. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Chicken Ranch]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: July 5, 1982, 6:00 p.m.
Duration: 3 minutes 18 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, January 17, 1859]

Description: Letter from Maud C.Fentress to her son David discussing the length of time between his letters; a dialogue about David receiving a visit from an "Uncle";Clara Fentress' recovery from illness; news of a birth; the business partnership between Doctor Neely and Coleman; the construction of a "Livary" stable and the improbability of David selling his lot; church news; the departure of Frank for La Grange; town gossip; a dialogue requesting David to write frequently; a discussion about Peters who re… more
Date: January 17, 1859
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Fugitives]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: November 22, 1969, 6:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: West point]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about a Southern Pacific Freight train derailing and crew members trying to clear the tracks between West Point and Muldoon in Fayette County.
Date: February 19, 1971, 12:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Violence]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: August 29, 1971, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Arkansas football]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas to accompany a news story about a football game between Southern Methodist University and University of Arkansas.
Date: November 16, 1958
Duration: 2 minutes 12 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Backwoods to Border

Description: Book about folklore in Texas, including folk songs, ghost stories, Mexican animal tales, anecdotes about lawyers, folklore about Texas plants, riddles and miscellaneous legends. The index begins on page 225.
Date: 2017
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press
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[News Script: Arkansas football]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a football game between Southern Methodist University and University of Arkansas.
Date: November 16, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Whore house]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about La Grange in South Texas which is best known House of prostitution remains its chicken ranch closed.
Date: August 2, 1973, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Hospital]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about rooming house as it's listed on tax rolls was more commonly known as the chicken ranch.
Date: August 1, 1973, 6:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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