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Field study of cemeteries in Tyler county

Description: Research paper and field study of cemeteries in Tyler county, Texas, conducted by Martha Stone for Dr. Terry Jordan's Geography 501 class at North Texas State University. The paper also contains three loose color photographs of the cemeteries.
Date: July 1975
Creator: Stone, Martha
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Folk cemeteries: A grave situation

Description: Research paper about the conditions of folk cemeteries in Grayson county, Texas, written by North Texas State University student Charles Templeton for Dr. Terry Jordan's Geography 501 class.
Date: July 1976
Creator: Templeton, Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Body Snatch]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about a body being stolen from a coffin at Rose Hill cemetery. This story aired at 12:00 P.M.
Date: May 15, 1985
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Vandals]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about vandalism in an Arlington grave yard.
Date: March 23, 1959
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Mountain Funeral: Last Prayer]

Description: Photograph of the reverends standing next to the burial. In the image, a man is patting down the dirt with a shovel while the two reverends, one holding a hat and one the bible, watch next to him. Plains leading to large tree covered hills are in the background.
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Epitaph of Colonel Ezekiel Polk]

Description: Newspaper clipping containing the epitaph of Colonel Ezekiel Polk, father of former President James K. Polk. The epitaph was contributed to the newspaper by Mr. O. P. Foote, who copied the inscription while visiting the burying-ground in Bolivar, Tennessee while stationed there with the Third Iowa Infantry in 1862. Ezekiel Polk was born September 7, 1747, and died August 31, 1824 at the age of 76. The epitaph is a 20-line poem written by Ezekiel Polk himself at the age of 74. A handwritten note on the clipping indicates that the clipping was given to Charles B. Moore from Hubert Sauer.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Tombstones on Glass.: Monument on Which the Lettering Was Done by Sand Blast.

Description: Newspaper article describing the first glass tombstone. The tombstone, created for the grave of Elizabeth Pepper by her son Matthias Pepper, is in the cemetery overlooking the city of Kittanning. According to the article, glass was chosen due to its "practical indestructibility." Elizabeth Pepper died at the age of 77 in Ford City on February 4, 1892.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Receipt for a headstone, September 10, 1903]

Description: Receipt for the purchase of a headstone for the grave of C. B. Moore. Mary A. Moore bought the stone from Denton Marble Works, Lillard and Whitehead, proprietors on September 10, 1903. On the back of the form is written "He left with us precious memories."
Date: September 10, 1903
Creator: Denton Marble Works
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Memorial day]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the 21st annual All Veterans Memorial Day Service in Dallas.
Date: May 28, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Ike farewell]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story. This story aired at 12:00pm.
Date: April 3, 1969, 12:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Bayonet]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a memorial day service in Fort Worth.
Date: May 30, 1959
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Grave]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the grave of Lee Harvey Oswald that has been on guard in Fort Worth.
Date: December 9, 1963
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Graveyard]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a pioneer cemetery in Dallas.
Date: February 20, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections