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Cowboys Roping a Bear

Description: This detail of the painting shows the roped bear at the center of the action in the painting.
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Date: 1877
Creator: Walker, James
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Cowboys Roping a Bear

Description: The painting depicts a group of cowboys twirling their lassos in an attempt to capture a bear. Two or more cowboys have already lassoed the bear that is in the center of the horizontally oriented picture. The two cowboys in the foreground are depicted in regular tones while the cowboys in the background are pale in comparison.
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Date: 1877
Creator: Walker, James
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At the Fair

Description: The painting depicts an outdoor carnival or festival with booths, sun shielded with awnings, selling items while in the background a tent is visible. Children play and men and women walk around the fair grounds. Large trees complete the background.
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Date: 1877
Creator: Lassalle, Camille-LĂ©opold
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Geo. P. Rowell & Co's American Newspaper Directory, 1877

Description: American Newspaper Directory includes lists of newspapers and periodicals published in the United States, Territories, Canada, and British Colonies arranged by town, county, circulation rates, subject, and languages, as well as a Newspaper Directory Advertiser, and indexes. Index to Advertisements begins on page 1029.
Date: 1877
Creator: Geo. P. Rowell & Co.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Morning in the Tropics

Description: Bright sun shines into the body of water that is surrounded by heavy woods and vegetation.
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Date: 1877
Creator: Church, Frederic Edwin
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Skiffs

Description: A painting of people canoeing on a river or lake.
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Date: 1877
Creator: Caillebotte, Gustave
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Warranty Deed, April 30, 1877]

Description: This is a warranty deed from W. A Morris to Levi Perryman. The warranty deed is from Montague county and documents a payment of eighty dollars from Levi Perryman to W. A. Morris for eighty acres of land.
Date: April 30, 1877
Creator: Montague County, Texas
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from W. H. McGee to Dinky, May 26, 1877]

Description: He was glad to hear that Dinky arrived home safely and was worried that Sissy would have gotten sick. He wants to tell Will that the ducks are fine and follow Betty and Moter. Sissy wants to say that Caty wants her back to help pick strawberries. He wants to let Molly know that he can't write to her because he is in a hurry.
Date: May 26, 1877
Creator: McGee, W. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from S. E. Leonard to Mary, June 3, 1877]

Description: Leonard feels that he is a stranger to his family. He is staying on George's farm and he and his wife like it there. It has been cold and wet and the excessive rains might have damaged crops but he is hopeful. Will has gone to the Black Hills in search of gold but has only found bad weather. While Will is there is wife went to visit friends. He asks if aunt Matilda arrived at her house and mentions that she must of had a lovely winter, without fear of losing ears, noses, or toes. His daughter Stella is taller than him and enjoys reading and pressing flowers. She had asked for pictures but he is unable to. Although now that the railroad is finished a photographer should come in to take pictures in town. George will answer her a letter soon.
Date: June 3, 1877
Creator: Leonard, S. E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bettie Franklin to her Sister and Mr. Moore, June 5, 1877]

Description: She arrived home Friday night and had to sleep for two days to recover, Sissy got sick and took medicine to recover. They canned 6 cans of cherries. It has been dry, it rained early in the season but then dried up. Bettie's garden looks good despite the dry weather. Her beans are blooming and had an abundance of irish potatoes. Several people are about to head out to Texas. Dinky will write to her by the end of the week and She wants her to save some Texas flower seeds for her. Bettie isn't feeling well and was happy to see her sister and mother. She will write more next time and Lilly has been taking strawberries and cherries.
Date: June 5, 1877
Creator: Franklin, Bettie & Dodd, M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie McGee to her Sister, June 9, 1877]

Description: They arrived in Sherman and then stayed at a couple of friends' places. They left Sherman and arrived at Gallatin Friday night. Sissie got sick and so did Willie. Mr. McMurry joined them on their way home and got robbed. It has been raining and they needed it. They have been eating peas, irish potatoes, and beets from her garden. She canned cherries and was able to finish ironing. No one has come to visit yet, but Mollie McGee should come by. She is not going to Aunt Peggy's funeral because her mother is coming home with them. Her father sent Bill Jones to go work at her sister's farm and she is going to send some quilt pieces to her. So that Aunt Til will piece them together and her sister could bring them back. Willie would like her to bring some pecans with her. Sissie likes talking about Uncle Charlie's cows and telling all of their names. She asks to give her love to Mrs. Burge and Aunt Til and Maria. She asks to forgive the bad writing.
Date: June 9, 1877
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from M. Dodd to Sis and Mr. Moore, July 16, 1877]

Description: She mentions that everyone is doing well and was happy to hear that the Moore's were doing well also. She mentions that although it has been raining the crops are still drying up.They finished what thrashing and have about 900 bushels. She then says that Sissie with have good company with Dinkie and the children. On the other side is a letter from William Dodd. He mentions that they have had very dry weather and is hurting the crops. Althought the thrashing of the wheat went well and they will be able to get a good price on it.
Date: July 16, 1877
Creator: Dodd, M. & Dodd, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from H. S. Moore, July 22, 1877]

Description: A letter from H. S. Moore to C. B. Moore describing events that had happened in the area and on the farm during C.B. Moore's absence. Envelope has note reading: "H. S. Moore; Received July 26; 1877" and a postal stamp from McKinnet, Texas; July, 23.
Date: July 22, 1877
Creator: Moore, H. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from H. S, Moore, August 4, 1877]

Description: A letter from H. S. Moore to C. B. Moore about happenings on their properties during C. B. Moore's absence. Envelope has a note that reads: "H. S. Moore; Received Aug 4th; 1877" and a postal stamp which reads "McKinney Tex; Aug 4."
Date: August 4, 1877
Creator: Moore, H. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from S. G. Strother, Jr, September 28, 1877]

Description: A letter from S. G. Strother, Jr. to Charles B. Moore requesting a place to stay in McKinney while he found a permanent place to stay. The envelope has a postal stamp reading "Cross Plains, Tenn; Sep 29" and a hand written note reading: "Solomon G. Strother; Received Oct 5th; 1877; 1878, 1878"
Date: September 28, 1877
Creator: Strother, Solomon G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections