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The Texarkana Gateway to Texas and the Southwest (open access)

The Texarkana Gateway to Texas and the Southwest

This text gives an overview of the places and resources in Texas with an emphasis on the locations where the railroads run through the state. Indexes start on page 220.
Date: 1896
Creator: Texas & Pacific Railway
Object Type: Book
System: The Portal to Texas History
The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 100, July 1996 - April, 1997 (open access)

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 100, July 1996 - April, 1997

The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 533.
Date: 1997
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Object Type: Journal/Magazine/Newsletter
System: The Portal to Texas History

Carrollton Quadrangle

Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1981
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Object Type: Map
System: The Portal to Texas History

Grapevine Quadrangle

Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1981
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Object Type: Map
System: The Portal to Texas History
How Healthy is the Upper Trinity River?: Biological and Water Quality Perspectives (open access)

How Healthy is the Upper Trinity River?: Biological and Water Quality Perspectives

This conference report contains discussions and papers from a symposium hosted at Texas Christian University, in Fort Worth, Texas, examining the ecological health of the Upper Trinity River, and the impacts of various human activity, such as agriculture, urbanization, and waste management. The papers cover the effect of water quality on urban rivers, long-term water quality trends in the Trinity River, solutions that may improve water quality in the river, as well as biological, agricultural and waste-water issues.
Date: 1990
Creator: Jensen, Ric
Object Type: Book
System: The UNT Digital Library
Remote Sensing and GIS for Nonpoint Source Pollution Analysis in the City of Dallas' Western Watersheds (open access)

Remote Sensing and GIS for Nonpoint Source Pollution Analysis in the City of Dallas' Western Watersheds

This report describes the findings of a study conducted on the watersheds of "Lake Lewisville, Lake Ray Roberts, Lake Grapevine and the Elm Fork of the Trinity River between Lake Lewisville and Frazier Dam," which are all part of the upper Trinity drainage basin (p. 31). The study examines the potential benefit of "remote sensing and geographic information systems (GIS) for watershed management" in and around Dallas, Texas (p. i).
Date: August 1988
Creator: University of North Texas. Department of Biological Sciences.
Object Type: Book
System: The UNT Digital Library
Quantitative Analysis of Water and Biological Samples for Determination of Haleogenated Organics in the Upper Trinity River, Texas : Final Technical Report (open access)

Quantitative Analysis of Water and Biological Samples for Determination of Haleogenated Organics in the Upper Trinity River, Texas : Final Technical Report

This study had three objectives: 1) to develop a method for the quantitative determination of total organic bound chlorine in water and biological samples using Source-Excited X-Ray Fluorescence, 2) to provide training in the use of analytical techniques for students from different disciplines, and 3) to use an interdisciplinary approach involving students of biology, chemistry, and physics to investigate a complex environmental problem. Only the first objective is treated in detail in this volume.
Date: 1976
Creator: Johnson, David E.
Object Type: Book
System: The UNT Digital Library
Hunters & Healers: Folklore Types & Topics (open access)

Hunters & Healers: Folklore Types & Topics

Volume of Texan and Mexican folklore, including stories about hunting, folk medicine, ballads, religion and other folklore. The index begins on page 169.
Date: 1971
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Object Type: Book
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Texas Folklore Society: Volume 3, 1971-2000 (open access)

The Texas Folklore Society: Volume 3, 1971-2000

Book containing information about the publishing history of the Texas Folklore Society, as well as anecdotes about the gatherings of the Society, information about past presidents of the Society, and Society by-laws. The index begins on page 219.
Date: 2000
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Object Type: Book
System: The UNT Digital Library
Strainer for Coffee-Pots. (open access)

Strainer for Coffee-Pots.

Patent for a strainer "by which the steam from the fluid coffee which has passed through the percolating-cloth to the base of the coffee-pot can rise above the strainer, there condense, and then return again through the strainer, thus causing a thorough extraction of the strength of the coffee" (lines 9-15).
Date: May 5, 1896
Creator: Massey, Andrew J. & Stallings, James W.
Object Type: Patent
System: The Portal to Texas History
Baling-Press. (open access)

Baling-Press.

Patent for "baling-presses of that class wherein motion is communicated to the plunger from a sweep operated by horse or similar power, and the object in view is to improve the construction of the baling-chamber and attachments, and, furthermore, to provide a simple and efficient construction of plunger-operating mechanism" (lines 8-15)
Date: January 5, 1897
Creator: Pearce, William J.
Object Type: Patent
System: The Portal to Texas History
Survey of Department Store Employment in the Cities of Dallas, Sherman, Denison, and Denton, Texas (open access)

Survey of Department Store Employment in the Cities of Dallas, Sherman, Denison, and Denton, Texas

This study was undertaken for the purpose of finding the standard requirements and qualifications demanded of employees by the sales, sales service, and executive divisions of the average department stores, and the rewards and benefits enjoyed by the employees for faithful and efficient service rendered to the organization.
Date: 1941
Creator: Sullivan, Henry L.
Object Type: Thesis or Dissertation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Grapevine Quadrangle

Satellite image topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 2010
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Object Type: Map
System: The Portal to Texas History

Carrollton Quadrangle

Satellite image topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 2010
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Object Type: Map
System: The Portal to Texas History
A Comparative Study of Teacher Ratings Assigned Girls and Boys (open access)

A Comparative Study of Teacher Ratings Assigned Girls and Boys

It is the purpose of this study to determine if there is any significant difference in teacher ratings of boys and girls of equal achievement. If such differences are found to exist, an attempt will be made to explain the causes for such differences.
Date: 1949
Creator: Ussery, Sadie Maxine
Object Type: Thesis or Dissertation
System: The UNT Digital Library
A Critical Study of the Programs of Boys' Clubs Sponsored by Organizations in McKinney, Denton, and Dallas, Texas to Determine their Significance in an Over All Guidance Program (open access)

A Critical Study of the Programs of Boys' Clubs Sponsored by Organizations in McKinney, Denton, and Dallas, Texas to Determine their Significance in an Over All Guidance Program

The eightfold purpose of this study was: 1. to evaluate the programs of boys' clubs sponsored by organizations in McKinney, Denton, and Dallas, Texas; 2. to obtain and study the aims and objectives of the programs of each club; 3. to obtain and study the aims and objectives of the active membership of the clubs; 4. to evaluate the programs in the light of an over-all guidance program; 5. to determine the different activities and their significance of mental, physical, emotional, economical, social, and moral phases of life; 6. to determine the social and economic status of the membership of the clubs; 7. to discover in which clubs there is a definite need for future professional preparation of adult leaders; 8. to discover the carry-over value of adolescent training through clubs into adult life.
Date: 1949
Creator: Drain, Maxie, A.
Object Type: Thesis or Dissertation
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Role of the Administrator in the High School Guidance Program (open access)

The Role of the Administrator in the High School Guidance Program

This study was proposed to determine to what extent guidance is actually being practiced in the schools selected and to determine a plan for more comprehensive use of guidance. This plan will emphasize the role the administrator should play in the guidance program.
Date: 1948
Creator: Wilson, W. Andrew
Object Type: Thesis or Dissertation
System: The UNT Digital Library
Principles and Application of Numerically Controlled Machines (open access)

Principles and Application of Numerically Controlled Machines

The purpose of this study is threefold. First, numerical control will be analyzed objectively to ascertain its justification in terms of meeting the requirements of the basic manufacturing process phases. Secondly, the study will consist of an evaluation of the field of industrial arts in the Dallas-Fort Worth area to determine how numerical control has been accepted in the educational field and what preparation, if any, is being made to include the teaching of this new industrial concept. Thirdly, the study will investigate the feasibility and cost of installing numerically controlled equipment in the industrial arts laboratories of North Texas State University.
Date: May 1968
Creator: Koehler, Richard A.
Object Type: Thesis or Dissertation
System: The UNT Digital Library
Some Differences Between Black Students at Predominantly Black and Integrated Institutions of Higher Learning (open access)

Some Differences Between Black Students at Predominantly Black and Integrated Institutions of Higher Learning

Black students now have a choice of predominantly Black or integrated colleges. This investigation is concerned with the possible differences between Black students at these two types of institutions. It was hypothesized that these two student groups differ significantly in socioeconomic status, social mobility expectations, and type of orientation in regard to choice of school.
Date: August 1972
Creator: Williams, Sandra E.
Object Type: Thesis or Dissertation
System: The UNT Digital Library
A Comparison of the Relative Ego Strengths of Two Prison Groups and a Non-Prison Group as Measured by the IES Test (open access)

A Comparison of the Relative Ego Strengths of Two Prison Groups and a Non-Prison Group as Measured by the IES Test

This study was concerned with the differences between two types of prisoners on a personality dimension and differences between these prison groups an a non-prison population. The impetus for this study stemmed from the development of a new test designed to scientifically measure the Freudian concept of the personality structures, the id, ego, and superego.
Date: January 1966
Creator: Stevenson, David Michael
Object Type: Thesis or Dissertation
System: The UNT Digital Library

The International Summit on Indigenous Environmental Philosophy 2010

This website contains information about the International Summit on Indigenous Environmental Philosophy 2010, celebrated in Redstone, Oklahoma and in the Dallas area in Texas. The International Summit on Indigenous Environmental Philosophy provided a forum for Indigenous thinkers from around the world to gather in a retreat setting to discuss how Indigenous Environmental Philosophy is distinct from Western Environmental Philosophy. The summit produced a consensus statement called the "Redstone Statement" and a statement of support from the Indigenous Youth of Redstone.
Date: 2012
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Website
System: The UNT Digital Library
Caring for Indigent Children in Denton County in Relation to Dallas and Tarrant Counties in Texas (open access)

Caring for Indigent Children in Denton County in Relation to Dallas and Tarrant Counties in Texas

Thesis written by a student in the UNT Honors College discussing health care of people without health insurance in Denton County, Texas.
Date: Spring 2008
Creator: Grant, Scott
Object Type: Thesis or Dissertation
System: The UNT Digital Library

[Map of electric railway lines in North Central Texas]

Map shows routes and cities served for the Texas Interurban Railway, Texas Electric Railway, Northern Texas Traction Company, and the Tarrant County Traction Company lines in North Central Texas. Scale not given.
Date: [1917..1931]
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Map
System: The Portal to Texas History
Relationship Between Heel Length in Ratio to Foot Length and Performance in the Vertical Jump (open access)

Relationship Between Heel Length in Ratio to Foot Length and Performance in the Vertical Jump

Although the vertical jump has long been an accepted and valuable test of explosive strength and physical ability, the major factors affecting performance have not been isolated. This study was designed to investigate vertical-jump performance in relation to certain foot measurements. Two ratios comprised of heel/foot length and arch length/foot length were correlated to vertical-jump performance.
Date: May 1973
Creator: Grant, Roger H.
Object Type: Thesis or Dissertation
System: The UNT Digital Library