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British Concorde Jet

British Concorde jet landed at DFW airport, with boarding ramp attached and extended.
Date: 1978
Creator: Taylor, Roland
Object Type: Photograph
System: The Portal to Texas History

British Concorde Jet in Flight

British Concorde Jet in flight over Dallas-Fort Worth Airport
Date: unknown
Creator: Taylor, Roland
Object Type: Photograph
System: The Portal to Texas History

Airtrans Passenger Vehicle

Photograph of an Airtrans passenger vehicle on its track.
Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Photograph
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Letter from Jas E. Smith to Milton Parks] (open access)

[Letter from Jas E. Smith to Milton Parks]

Letter from Jas. E. Smith to Milton Parks. The letter is dated June 22, 1876 and was sent from Dallas, Texas.
Date: June 22, 1876
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Legal Document
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Letter from J.M. Crockett to R.P. Crockett, May 29 1879] (open access)

[Letter from J.M. Crockett to R.P. Crockett, May 29 1879]

Letter from J.M. Crockett to R.P. Crockett. The letter is dated May 29, 1879.
Date: May 29, 1879
Creator: Crockett, J.M.
Object Type: Letter
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Letter from S.H. Stout to A.W. Crockett] (open access)

[Letter from S.H. Stout to A.W. Crockett]

Letter from S.H. Stout to A.W. Crockett. The letter is dated March 22, 1895.
Date: unknown
Creator: Stout, S. H.
Object Type: Letter
System: The Portal to Texas History

Postcard Ad for Electric Signs

Copy negative of an advertisements for electric signs. On the left are pictures of three theaters with the signs, Mr. Harry Gould and Mr. Marsline K. Moore. There is typed text on the right with testimonials about the signs from the two men and Wally Akin. Above and below this ad are other partially visible pictures of theaters.
Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Photograph
System: The Portal to Texas History
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

Tarrant and Dallas Counties

Map of the Prairies and Lakes region covering Tarrant, Dallas, and Ellis County, Texas. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: June 27, 1853
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Map
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
The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 93, July 1989 - April, 1990 (open access)

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 93, July 1989 - April, 1990

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 575.
Date: 1990
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Object Type: Journal/Magazine/Newsletter
System: The Portal to Texas History

Britton 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: 1978
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Object Type: Map
System: The Portal to Texas History

Arlington 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

Euless 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
79th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 55, Chapter 284 (open access)

79th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 55, Chapter 284

Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to the designation of portions of Interstate Highway 20 inside Dallas and Tarrant Counties as the Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway.
Date: June 16, 2005
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Object Type: Legislative Document
System: The Portal to Texas History
Texas Folk Medicine: 1,333 Cures, Remedies, Preventives, & Health Practices (open access)

Texas Folk Medicine: 1,333 Cures, Remedies, Preventives, & Health Practices

This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains a compilation of 1,333 folk cures, remedies and prevention techniques. It includes information about various diagnoses, such as acne, poison ivy, whooping cough, nosebleeds, and others.
Date: 1970
Creator: Anderson, John Q.
Object Type: Book
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Texas Folklore Society: Volume 1, 1909-1943 (open access)

The Texas Folklore Society: Volume 1, 1909-1943

Book describing the history and publications of the Texas Folklore Society between the years of 1909 and 1943. It includes information about "public songs and ballads; superstitions, signs and omens; cures and peculiar customs; legends; dialects; games, plays and dances; riddles and proverbs" (inside front cover). The index begins on page 317.
Date: 1992
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Object Type: Book
System: The UNT Digital Library
What's Going On? (In Modern Texas Folklore) (open access)

What's Going On? (In Modern Texas Folklore)

Volume of "a collection of essays by contemporary folklorists who are writing about the customs and traditions and the songs and the stories that are going on now" (inside the front cover). It includes information about the folklore of cowboys, rodeos, chain letters and marijuana, as well as information about country, swing and gospel music. Index begins on page 301.
Date: 1976
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Object Type: Book
System: The UNT Digital Library
Automatic Printing Device (open access)

Automatic Printing Device

Patent for "improvements in automatic printing devices. . .whereby the printing is effected b the movement of the paper or fabric on which the printing is done" (lines 10-16).
Date: July 23, 1889
Creator: Barradall, Norborne D. & Bradley, Andrew Jackson
Object Type: Patent
System: The Portal to Texas History
Child's Crib (open access)

Child's Crib

Patent for new "suspended cribs or cradles for the use of children" (lines 17-18) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 8, 1880
Creator: Brown, Fred Harvey
Object Type: Patent
System: The Portal to Texas History