Summary: Donor gave autographed copies of books she authored, a personal dissertation manuscript and other documents. J'Nell L. Pate is a local Fort Worth historian and writer whose dissertation covered the Fort Worth Stockyards. The work later appeared as a book, Livestock Legacy: The Fort Worth Stockyards 1887-1987. Published in 1988, it won that year's prize for the best book on Texas history from the Texas State Historical Association. She has written six other books. Photographs for Livestock Legacy came from numerous local libraries and archives, including the North Fort Worth Historical Society, and private collections. Donor has served as Professor of History at Tarrant County College Northwest Campus. Additional titles she has written are in other collections.
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