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[Letter from D. S. Kennard to A. D. Kennard Jr., February 2,1862]

Description: Letter from D.S. Kennard to his father regarding his health and the weather. He also discusses the battle where a hundred Yankees died. He mentions the prices of food, shoes, and books. He comments on the poor food they are eating, but is willing to suffer as long as he can fight for independence.
Date: 1862-02-22~
Creator: Kennard, D. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David S. Kennard to his sister, March 24, 1862]

Description: Letter from David S. Kennard from Eagle Grove, Galveston County, to his sister discussing a fire in Houston and his regiment's plans to march to Arkansas. He is not sure if he will get to go home on the way. He received a letter from John Hawthorp saying their relations were well. Also mentioned in the letter is that three or four of the boys have measles.
Date: March 24, 1862
Creator: Kennard, David S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 28, 1865]

Description: Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: a discussion regarding finance; news concerning the financial situations of family; a dialogue regarding crops to be planted and animals to be raised; news about Frank becoming Chancery Clerk and his plans to study law; news about Kate and her portion of the family's land which will be farmed on a small scale between Frank, Maud, and Kate; financial advice from Maud and news about a real estate transaction in Bolivar; a discussion about the state of society in Bolivar; a dialogue about David moving; updates on the lives and health of family and friends; a discussion about endeavoring to be a pious christian; and a dialogue concerning David's debt to Maud.
Date: September 28, 1865
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Seawall in Galveston]

Description: Photograph of the seawall on the beach in Galveston. A man can be seen standing on a pile of large rocks next to the seawall. In the background, a building over the ocean is visible.
Date: 1905
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[People seated at a pier]

Description: Photograph of many individuals seated and standing around a pier, Galveston Dock, Texas, c. 1912. A horse-drawn buggy can be seen in the foreground, and there are many row and sail boats out on the water on the horizon. Handwriting on the back of the photograph reads, "Printed by Byrd IV."
Date: [1912..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Texas and Southwestern Lore

Description: Collection of popular folklore from Texas and the Southwest, including ballads, cowboy songs, Native American myths, superstitions and other miscellaneous folk tales. It also contains the proceedings of the Texas Folklore Society. The index begins on page 243.
Date: 1927
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press

Coyote Wisdom

Description: This volume contains popular folklore of Mexico and Texas, including animal folk stories, Navajo creation myths, discussions about folk characters, discussions about the philosophy of folklore, and other miscellaneous folk stories. The index begins on page 293.
Date: 1938
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

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

A Study of the Effect of Group Guidance Classes on the Attitudes and Personal Adjustments of Sophomore High School Girls

Description: The purpose of this study is (1) to develop criteria by statistical methods which will show the extent of gain in personality development through a specific guidance program, and (2) to show by comparison the differences in the scores of instructed groups and those of uninstructed groups.
Date: 1946
Creator: Hatcher, Eva Hortence
Partner: UNT Libraries

[News Clip: Queens crowned]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about celebrations marking the start of summer beach season in Galveston, along with a brief story about beauty contests in Dallas.
Date: May 8, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Queens crowned]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about celebrations marking the start of summer beach season in Galveston, along with a brief story about beauty contests in Dallas.
Date: May 8, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Off to Europe]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about U.S. troops boarding transport ships in Galveston to join Atlantic Pact forces in Europe under General Eisenhower.
Date: July 17, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Off to Europe]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about U.S. troops boarding transport ships in Galveston to join Atlantic Pact forces in Europe under General Eisenhower.
Date: July 17, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections