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[Letter Fragment]

Description: Letter fragment written by an unknown author discussing farm work. It is not addressed to anyone, but it was written at 6:30 in the morning. The top and bottom edges of the page are torn.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from C. B. Moore, June 23, 1901]

Description: Letter from C. B. Moore. He talks about the weather. He went to visit Priest. He talks about hiring cotton choppers. He hopes they are having fun with Uncle John's kids. He talks about his health. There was a game between Chambersville and Melissa, the game tied 10-10. He saw the Anderson girls. He talks about cotton chopping.
Date: June 23, 1901
Creator: Moore, C. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Fragmented Letter]

Description: Letter does not say who it is for or who it is from. The author talks about what he has been eating. He has plenty of milk and mentions farming. He says that Claude wants to go, but the boss wants him to stay. He talks about being sick.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Minnie Rawlings to C. B. Moore, October 3, 1898]

Description: She is thankful that Mr. Moore trust them to send Linnet to spend the terms with them. She says that they will treat Linnet like a daughter. She says the cost would only be $50. She enjoyed going to Colorado in the summer and would like to go again. She talks about the weather and that farmers are almost done gathering cotton. She is concerned about the Texas problem with renters. She hopes they are revived by the time the letter gets there.
Date: October 3, 1898
Creator: Rawlings, Minnie O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Maria Rucker to Uncle Charles, Aunt Mary, and Linnet, September 5, 1893]

Description: She found some time to write them, but can't find their last letter. She mentions that some people are headed out. Mr. Franklin had a hard time getting home. Mr. Lowry has been unwell he thinks with a fever. Her Uncle H got a fever and was unwell, but has recovered. She mentions Solomon's family and their health. Solomon will be going back to help pick cotton. She received a letter from Clarence and Solomon received one from George. Buck is wearing a necklace with a heart on it. Neal came back that morning. Solomon ended up leaving to go find work. She read their letter to Uncle H. She mentions that they need rain. She talks about the state of their peach orchard. Uncle H and Neal are going to Melissa. Neal helped Lila with her milking and feeding. She mentions again the need for rain and she was happy that the Moores were having a good time.
Date: September 5, 1893
Creator: Rucker, Maria
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Aunt Nora Treece carding cotton]

Description: Photograph of Aunt Nora Treece carding cotton. In the image, she sits by a window and a table decorated with photographs, objects, and a radio. In a chair next to Aunt Treece is a pile of already carded cotton ready to be stretched and spun.
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
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

[News Script: Benson]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Ezra Taft Benson speaking in Dallas to the Texas Cotton Ginners association.
Date: April 7, 1959
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Big town]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a new shopping center southeast of Dallas.
Date: February 24, 1959
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Cotton maid]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about fashion shows that will take place in Dallas. The Maid of Cotton will be showing cotton creations.
Date: February 28, 1963
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Maid of Cotton]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Alice Corr, the 1953 Maid of Cotton, visiting DFW.
Date: June 23, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Ernest Griffith, November 4, 1982

Description: Interview with Ernest Griffith, owner and operator of Griffith's Independent Ginner. The interview includes Griffith's personal experiences about education in Texola, Oklahoma, part-time employment as cotton picker, and being involved in building cotton gins and operating drug stores. Griffith also talks about his family background, the operation of Griffith and Stith cotton gin, buying cotton and retaining cotton seed, variations in cotton prices, sale of coal to farmers, buying grain for Kimball Milling Company, Weinert cotton gin personnel, significant changes in the cotton ginning business during thirty years, the ginning procedure, and civic and trade association activities.
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Date: November 4, 1982
Creator: Jenkins, Floyd & Griffith, Ernest
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Letter to Linnet Moore and Family, June 1901]

Description: Letter from an unknown person to Linnet Moore and family discussing daily events, crops, household chores, and news of family and friends. The letter is dated June 20, 1901 and June 21, 1901. It is torn in several places, making it difficult to read. Some of the pages are numbered, and some are not, so it is unclear if the pages are in the correct order.
Date: June 1901
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter to Claude D. White, October 3, 1909]

Description: Letter to Claude White and family in which the author discusses the weather, crops, and tells the story of a wagon being driven through a wire fence and the damage that caused. The author mentions a trial that is coming up. Also discussed are the activities of neighbors, friends, and family.
Date: October 3, 1909
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections